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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Chris do the summer after his sophomore year in college?
2. What kind of business do Carine and her husband operate?
3. What does Carine recall that Chris loved so much?
4. What ambitions did Jon Krakauer's father have for all of his children?
5. How far did Chris travel on the Stampede Trail before he located the abandoned bus?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write your opinion of how Chris McCandless might have changed had he survived. Some of the passages he underscored in books he was reading might give you some insight into how he might have been after leaving Alaska.
Essay Topic 2
Write about mountain climbing and the kinds of people who are compelled to do that. Use examples from the book as well as any information you find about other mountain climbers. Sir Edmond Hillery and Mr. Everest might be a good example.
Essay Topic 3
From information in the book, Into The wild, and other sources, write about the Alaskan wilderness. Discuss whether you think it would be a good place to visit, even with the transportation you might need and all the equipment you would need for such a trip.
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