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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Whom does Fletcher quote at the end of "Part 4, Epilogue" as saying the Grand Canyon should be left alone?
(a) President Theodore Roosevelt.
(b) President Ronald Reagan.
(c) Roy Rogers.
(d) John Wayne.
2. At the beginning of "Chapter 8, Life" what did Fletcher say he should have known "would drag me back into the present?"
(a) Phantom Ranch.
(b) The Great Unconformity.
(c) Seeing a little boy playing in the dirt.
(d) Becoming ill.
3. What did Jim Bailey and the Park naturalist carry with them back over the Rim after speaking with Fletcher in the limestone cave?
(a) All the food supplies.
(b) Fletcher's only piece of rope.
(c) The murmurs of life.
(d) Fletcher's last hope.
4. 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.
5. How did Fletcher get along with his friend during their time studying the Grand Canyon?
(a) They parted on very bad terms.
(b) Fletcher had trouble because he was used to living in solitude.
(c) They forgot about their research and spent all their time reminiscing.
(d) They got along very well and the visit made Fletcher long for civilization.
6. At the beginning of "Chapter 10, Exit," what does Fletcher say caught up with him while he was washing in the Nankoweap Creek?
(a) The world.
(c) A swarm of bees.
(d) A bear.
7. What part of the Grand Canyon does Fletcher describe as "a large gap in time between two layers of rocks?"
(a) The Great Unconformity.
(b) The Arizona Anomaly.
(c) The Angel Pass.
(d) The Great Divide.
8. How did Fletcher feel about the meeting he attended in "Part 4, Epilogue"?
(a) He was uplifted.
(b) He was excited.
(c) He was horrified.
(d) He was hopeful.
9. What animal does Fletcher say lived in significant numbers in the area past the head of Forester Canyon?
(a) Road Runners.
(c) Wild burros.
10. What disease did Fletcher say plagued William Wallace Bass?
11. What was one activity Fletcher thought might have accounted for a feeling of disconnection during his stay at Phantom Ranch?
(a) Paying bills.
12. How did Fletcher know the Milottes?
(a) They were related to his wife.
(b) They helped him prepare for his trip across California.
(c) He met them while he lived in Kenya.
(d) He met them while he lived in Kenya.
13. What did Fletcher say would be different about how he would fit into society after his experience in the Grand Canyon?
(a) He was afraid he would not fit in well after spending so much time alone.
(b) He planned to live as a hermit.
(c) He planned to camp outside the Canyon protesting tourists.
(d) He thought he would be a better citizen because of his new insights.
14. While at Phantom Ranch, what did Fletcher miss and want back that earlier in his journey made him uncomfortable?
(a) His heavy backpack.
(b) His hiking boots.
(d) Beef Jerky.
15. How long did it take Fletcher to travel from Bass Trail to Phantom Ranch?
(a) One week.
(b) One month.
(c) 2 days.
(d) Three weeks.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Fletcher, what was the motivation behind the Pacific Southwest Water Plan engineers?
2. What does Fletcher mainly address in "Part 4, Epilogue?"
3. What did Fletcher say would be different about how he will fit into society?
4. How many feet above the Colorado River was the Tonto Platform?
5. In "Chapter 9, Man," Fletcher planned to spend several days with a friend researching the Canyon. Who was this friend?
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