Desert Solitaire Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Abbey studies the Colorado's tributaries on
(a) A road map of Utah
(b) A geological map of the Grand Canyon
(c) A topigraphical map of the US
(d) A globe

2. Abbey has been promised by a Mormon woman that he
(a) Will always be an atheist
(b) Will finally come around to her way of praying
(c) Will be saved as a Mormon
(d) Will go to heaven with her

3. Abbey is convinced that horses are
(a) Pack animals
(b) Meant to be broken
(c) Gregarious beings
(d) Meant to be subdued

4. The Havsupai are by nature
(a) Judgmental
(b) Cheerful and easygoing
(c) Lazy and dirty
(d) Malicious and suspicious

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

6. The man who has initiated the search is the deceased man's
(a) Brother
(b) Nephew
(c) Father
(d) Cousin

7. Fred Burkett's favorite hiding place to watch for speeders was
(a) Now obsolete
(b) Sawed down by Abbey
(c) Blown over in the wind
(d) Leveled by vandals

8. Abbey admits that he, too, is a member of
(a) A civilized tribe
(b) The local grange
(c) Freeway traffic
(d) The human rat race

9. Abbey sees the value of wilderness, in a political sense, as
(a) A military mecca
(b) A base for resistance to central domination
(c) A remote place for the govenrment to set up new programs
(d) An escape from the city for industry workers

10. Abbey wishes that the tourists would get out of their vehicles and
(a) Drink from the streams
(b) Walk on the land
(c) Buy some lunch
(d) Have a Coke

11. The heat of the desert makes objects appear
(a) As if they are invisible
(b) As if they are moving
(c) As if they are covered in water
(d) As if they are blurred and on fire

12. Abbey often mentions tamarisks. A tamarisk is a
(a) A wild animal related to the wolf
(b) A lake in the canyon
(c) Tree with pink plumes
(d) A soaring, large-winged bird

13. Abbey wants his readers to know that the desert is
(a) Indifferent
(b) Cruel
(c) Vulnerable
(d) Unchanging

14. Abbey can be said to be a high-level
(a) Atheist
(b) Conservative
(c) Mormon
(d) Cynic

15. Major John Wesley Powell was the first to
(a) Explore the Colorado River and its environment
(b) The military force behind Lake Powell
(c) The government's advocate for the Hoover Dam
(d) A force in drowing Glen Canyon

Short Answer Questions

1. Abbey gives us an idea of how he laces his conversations with tourists

2. As a true patriot, Abbey encourages Waterman to

3. The beautiful flower Larkspur can be

4. Abbey cancels his plans for

5. Abbey's decision to take a shortcut in the Havasu Canyon

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