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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was Fletcher reminded of while listening to noises some creatures were making?
(a) A ghost story he liked to tell.
(b) His family back home.
(c) Similar noises he heard while on a thousand mile trip through deserts and mountains in California.
(d) A favorite song that makes him long for home.
2. At the beginning of "Chapter 6, Rock" what was one of the things Fletcher noticed and described that was in the cave where his first cache was stored?
(a) Cave paintings.
(b) White limestone.
(c) Bear tracks.
(d) A rare beetle.
3. What realization did Fletcher reach as he spent time observing wildlife on the sand bar?
(a) He would like to write a book about wildlife in the Canyon.
(b) He had misjudged his distance from the airdrop and would have to walk through the night to make it on time.
(c) He was no longer in awe of the Canyon, instead he expresses a discovery of unity among plants and creatures and all other things.
(d) He would be out of food in one day.
4. What other changes was Fletcher concerned would occur if the Pacific Southwest Water Plan passed?
(a) Graffiti and pollution would spoil the surfaces of the cliff dwellings.
(b) The Grand Canyon would be used as a landfill.
(c) Fletcher's book wouldn't sell because no one would want to visit the Grand Canyon anymore.
(d) The tourist industry at the Grand Canyon would die, taking money with it.
5. How did Fletcher know the Milottes?
(a) He met them while he lived in Kenya.
(b) He met them while he lived in Kenya.
(c) They helped him prepare for his trip across California.
(d) They were related to his wife.
6. How did Fletcher feel about leaving the Canyon in "Chapter 10 Exit?"
(a) He was ready to be up and out..
(b) He was disappointed that he could not stay another week.
(c) He was so sad, he cried.
(d) He wanted to stay and build a dude ranch.
7. Where did Fletcher spend four days walking on his journey from Bass Trail to Phantom Ranch?
(a) Over the Ranger Plateau.
(b) Along the Tonto Platform.
(c) Across the Middle Canyon.
(d) Along the Colorado River.
8. About what specific skill did Fletcher compliment William Wallace Bass?
(a) His ability to garden in the desert climate.
(b) His congeniality.
(c) His prospecting skills.
(d) His construction ability.
9. What action by William Wallace Bass did Fletcher disagree with?
(a) His move to the Southwest.
(b) His fight with other ranchers.
(c) The way he took advantage of tourists.
(d) His decision about where to build Bass Camp.
10. To what did Fletcher attribute the distance traveled from Bass Trail to Phantom Ranch?
(a) A competent guide.
(b) Excellent maps.
(c) A sturdy mule.
(d) His physical ability.
11. Where did Fletcher decide to spend the last two weeks of his journey?
(a) In the Supai village.
(b) At Bass Camp.
(c) In a cave by the river.
(d) Studying the museum of the Grand Canyon.
12. In "Chapter 7, Rhythm," how does Fletcher describe the change in how he connected to the Canyon?
(a) It began as fragmented parts and sights and ended as a crystallized, cohesive experience.
(b) It began as an enjoyable adventure and ended in pain and discouragement.
(c) It began as a dream and ended as a tragedy.
(d) It began as a search for undiscovered wildlife and ended as a successful research trip.
13. What does Fletcher mainly address in "Part 4, Epilogue?"
(a) Fletcher's writings after his journey through the Grand Canyon.
(b) Fletcher's day-to-day routines outside the Grand Canyon.
(c) Environmental concerns for the Grand Canyon.
(d) The need for a progressive tourism industry in the Grand Canyon.
14. What did Fletcher say would be different about how he would fit into society after his experience in the Grand Canyon?
(a) He thought he would be a better citizen because of his new insights.
(b) He planned to camp outside the Canyon protesting tourists.
(c) He planned to live as a hermit.
(d) He was afraid he would not fit in well after spending so much time alone.
15. In "Chapter 9, Man," Fletcher planned to spend several days with a friend researching the Canyon. Who was this friend?
(a) John Wesley Powell.
(b) Doug Powell.
(c) Jim Bailey.
(d) Dr. Harvey Butchart.
Short Answer Questions
1. On his journey from Bass Trail to Phantom Ranch, where did Fletcher spend a day doing reconnaissance?
2. What effect did the intrusions have on Fletcher?
3. Where were William Wallace Bass's ashes scattered?
4. In "Part 4, Epilogue" what does Fletcher say no man has a right to do?
5. What was one sad reflection Fletcher recorded in his notebook in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
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