Into the Wild Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 15, The Stikine Ice Cap.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What ambitions did Jon Krakauer's father have for all of his children?
(a) That they would all enter the family business.
(b) That they would attend Ivy League schools.
(c) That they would excell in sports.
(d) That they would leave home and be on their own after high school.

2. When did Jon Krakauer interview Walt McCandless?
(a) A year after Chris died.
(b) Seven weeks after Chris's body was recovered.
(c) Never. He would not speak with Krakauer.
(d) On what would have been Chris's birthday.

3. What shows Chris's attitude toward injustices that began when he was in college?
(a) He started a soup kitchen in Annandale.
(b) He refused a new car because there were so many people who did not have one.
(c) He took classes about world hunger, poverty, wealth distribution and racism.
(d) He began bringing homeless people to his dorm room.

4. What questions did Chris ask Gallien that impressed the older man?
(a) Informed questions about the flora and fauna of Alaska.
(b) About the length of winters in Alaska.
(c) About traffic in that part of Alaska.
(d) About moose and carribu.

5. How is Carine different from Chris?
(a) She made peace with their parents.
(b) She is interested in helping the homeless.
(c) She always returns home when she disappears.
(d) She is a good cook.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did Chris meet Wayne Westerberg?

2. What prevented Jan and Bob from going to Bullhead City to pick Chris up?

3. After surviving 10 years living off the land, what became of Rosellini?

4. In light of his own experiences, what does Krakauer think of Chris's tactics?

5. What did Gail believe about Chris's past life?

(see the answer key)

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