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. The story of Husk, Graham and Billy-Joe is obviously
(a) An experience Abbey personally had
(b) A fairy tale, at best
(c) Heavily embellished by Abbey
(d) A detailed account of a local legend

2. Why does Abbey say he wants the wild horse, Moon-Eye?
(a) He wants to see his huge hooves
(b) He says he does not know
(c) He wants him for transportation
(d) He is curious about a reclusive horse

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

4. Moon-Eye's temperament was due to
(a) Inflammation of one of his eyes
(b) Having been separated from his mother as a colt
(c) Having been lost for so long
(d) Bad genes from his mother

5. Wood is petrified by
(a) Hot silica-bearing waters
(b) Salt springs erosion
(c) Quicksand
(d) Pressure from cold springs

Short Answer Questions

1. Separating from other human beings feels to Abbey like

2. "Apache Tears" are actually

3. Abbey is paid a visit by

4. Abbey feels if you have reached the point of needing moisture from the barrel cactus

5. On his stomach, Abbey witnesses

(see the answer key)

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