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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where did Fletcher decide to spend the last two weeks of his journey?
(a) In a cave by the river.
(b) Studying the museum of the Grand Canyon.
(c) In the Supai village.
(d) At Bass Camp.
2. 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.
3. What effect did the intrusions have on Fletcher?
(a) They made him want to turn around and return to the interior of the Canyon.
(b) They made him angry at civilization.
(c) He realized they had ruined his search for the gallery marked "Man."
(d) They made him miss his loved ones.
4. How did Fletcher feel about the meeting he attended in "Part 4, Epilogue"?
(a) He was horrified.
(b) He was excited.
(c) He was hopeful.
(d) He was uplifted.
5. As Fletcher approached Phantom Ranch, what did he begin to notice?
(a) Many new species of cacti.
(b) His shoes had holes in them.
(c) There were many coyotes howling in the distance.
(d) Signs of man.
6. What was on the sheets of paper Fletcher found in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
(a) Instructions from Jim Bailey.
(b) A note from Doug Powell.
(c) A daily bulletin from 1947 about a Colorado River expedition.
(d) Instructions for exiting the Grand Canyon safely.
7. What does Fletcher say his book could become if the Grand Canyon was not protected?
(a) A tourist guide.
(b) A bargain book.
(c) A kind of requiem on the Grand Canyon.
(d) A non-fiction travel best-seller.
8. Where were William Wallace Bass's ashes scattered?
(a) A butte called Holy Grail Temple.
(b) Into the air from the Rim.
(c) Into the Colorado River.
(d) Along the trail to Bass Camp.
9. What creatures did Fletcher enjoy observing after passing the last barrier past Phantom Ranch?
10. What was the 3rd intrusion from the outside world that Fletcher describes in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
(a) Jim Bailey landing a plane on an airstrip.
(b) A skywriter writing a marriage proposal in the sky.
(c) A family putting in a boat at the shore of the Colorado River.
(d) A stone cairn containing a rusty can.
11. In "Part 4, Epilogue" what does Fletcher say no man has a right to do?
(a) Stop the progress of other men.
(b) Vandalize a natural museum.
(c) Build dams.
(d) Build cities.
12. What does Fletcher mainly address in "Part 4, Epilogue?"
(a) Fletcher's writings after his journey through the Grand Canyon.
(b) The need for a progressive tourism industry in the Grand Canyon.
(c) Environmental concerns for the Grand Canyon.
(d) Fletcher's day-to-day routines outside the Grand Canyon.
13. What was the 2nd intrusion from the outside world that Fletcher describes in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
(a) The sound of a baby crying.
(b) Lights from a distant cabin.
(c) A domesticated dog.
(d) The sound of an engineering rig motor.
14. Why did Fletcher sound strange when he spoke to Jim Bailey in "Chapter 6, Rock?"
(a) Fletcher was excited, so his words come out in a squeak.
(b) Fletcher had not spoken to anyone in two weeks.
(c) Fletcher's mouth was terribly dry because was out of water.
(d) Fletcher had develped a cold.
15. What creatures did Fletcher enjoy observing after passing the last barrier past Phantom Ranch?
Short Answer Questions
1. How did Fletcher feel about leaving the Canyon in "Chapter 10 Exit?"
2. How did Fletcher feel about leaving the Canyon in "Chapter 10 Exit?"
3. What did Fletcher spend most of his time describing and making observations about in "Chapter 6, Rock?"
4. Where did Fletcher spend four days walking on his journey from Bass Trail to Phantom Ranch?
5. What was Fletcher afraid would be the most tragic loss for the Grand Canyon if the proposed water plan went through?
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