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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4, Detrital Wash.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Gallien think about Chris's weapon?
(a) It was too small to be effective against large animals.
(b) It had no case to put it in for protection from the weather.
(c) It was badly in need of cleaning.
(d) It was difficult to carry.
2. What message did Chris leave taped to the door of the bus?
(a) That visitors were welcome.
(b) That he had staked a claim on this bus.
(c) That he was near death.
(d) That he would return in an hour.
3. What had Chris's mother and father offered to do after he graduated from college?
(a) Buy him a new car and pay for his graduate school.
(b) Give him a trip to Europe.
(c) Bring him into the family business.
(d) Help him get a job with their Congressman.
4. Where did Jim Gallien first encounter Chris?
(a) In a hardware store in Fairbanks, Alaska.
(b) Hitchhiking about four miles outside of Fairbanks, Alaska.
(c) In the library at Fairbanks, Alaska.
(d) In a cheap cafe on the outskirts of Fairbanks.
5. What did Chris do after Westerberg was jailed?
(a) He headed north to Alaska.
(b) He kept himself hidden because the police might have been looking for him.
(c) He hitchhiked to Needles, California, then walked through the desert to Topock, Arizona.
(d) He stayed with Westerberg's family until he got out.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Chris intend to hike?
2. What is the tone of Krakauer's book?
3. What did Walt and Billie McCandless discover when they drive to Chris's apartment in Atlanta?
4. How does Chapter 1 begin?
5. What strange actions did Chris take right after graduating college?
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