Desert Solitaire Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17 Terra Incognita: Into the Maze.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Vernon Pick managed to sufficiently purify his water by
(a) Pouring water through thick brush before drinking
(b) Filtering the water through gravel
(c) Turning his canteen into a charcoal filter
(d) Running water through sand before drinking

2. We can assume that Abbey decides to set off to the mountains
(a) Because he is sick of the trailer and ramada
(b) To escape the government officials' visit
(c) For a break from the August heat
(d) He needs to test out his pickup on the bumpy road

3. The clarity of the desert is illustrated in the desert's flora and fauna
(a) The heat and rock
(b) The danger in the plant forms
(c) The lack of life
(d) The uncrowded openness

4. Viviano does not understand
(a) Dumb Baskos
(b) Business
(c) American clock time
(d) Cattle ranching

5. Visiting Moab on Wednesdays, Edward Abbey deduces that the men in the beer joints have been
(a) Are poor miners
(b) Working as park rangers all day
(c) In town for most of the day
(d) Active and working alone all day

Short Answer Questions

1. Abbey's complaint about a flashlight is that

2. Edward wants to stop attributing human qualities to nature, which is called

3. Abbey sees the value of wilderness, in a political sense, as

4. Edward Abbey's solution to preventing rattlesnakes is

5. Abbey studies the Colorado's tributaries on

(see the answer key)

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