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. With Waterman, Abbey experiences his first attempt at
(a) Rappelling
(b) Using a rope
(c) Deep hiking
(d) Finding gravel water

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

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

4. Abbey's reaction to the man's manner of death is one of
(a) Revulsion at the sight
(b) Congratulatory envy
(c) Fear of going the same way
(d) Anger for his carelessness

5. Abbey's reference to the beavers building another dam is really about
(a) The beavers that were imported into the park
(b) The busy park rangers
(c) The tourists who have jammed up the river
(d) The federal government's new reservoir

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

7. 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

8. As a true patriot, Abbey encourages Waterman to
(a) Hide from the draft
(b) Find himself
(c) Fight in the war proudly
(d) Go back to his real life

9. What reigns in the desert on this late-spring day is
(a) The wind
(b) The tourists
(c) The clean air
(d) The sun

10. Separating from other human beings feels to Abbey like
(a) An unnatural act that will lead to loss
(b) A stab of conscience
(c) Cutting the cord, a rebirth into primeval liberty
(d) A spiritual reckoning

11. Unlike Thoreau, Abbey's intention is to
(a) Make the best of two worlds
(b) Spend time in the bars
(c) Spend six months in the desert
(d) Be a megalomaniac

12. Abbey describes the experience of noontime in the desert like
(a) A psychedelic drug experience
(b) An occult fantasy
(c) A religious experience
(d) A dark nightmare

13. On the beach for the evening, the most rewarding thing seems to be
(a) Being off the water
(b) Not being cramped
(c) Being dry
(d) Food

14. Abbey decides to climb Tukuhnikivats
(a) By himself
(b) In his pickup
(c) With his camping partner
(d) With his horse

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Moon-Eye rejected humans when he was subjected to

2. The desert winds of May have

3. Fred Burkett's favorite hiding place to watch for speeders was

4. Moon Eye, the wild horse, has been living alone for

5. To make it easier to maneuver the rubber raft, Abbey

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