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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was Fletcher afraid would be the most tragic loss for the Grand Canyon if the proposed water plan went through?
(a) The mules.
(b) The Havasupai Village.
(c) The silence.
(d) Boss Camp.
2. In contrast to people fresh from the city, how did Fletcher view the area near Phantom Ranch?
(a) As civilization, padded with comforts such as fresh food, electricity, and swimming pools.
(b) As an animal sanctuary.
(c) As a dirty and run-down slum.
(d) As a scientific research center.
3. What did Fletcher attend a few weeks after the end of his journey through the Grand Canyon?
(a) A pow-wow with the Havasupai Indians.
(b) A conference on the Pacific Southwest Water Plan.
(c) A meeting for the Grand Canyon Tourist Committee.
(d) A meeting of environmental activists.
4. According to Fletcher's observations, how did people fresh from the city view the area near Phantom Ranch?
(a) As a tourist trap.
(b) As a luxury vacation spot.
(c) As paradise.
(d) As a sanctuary and the end of civilization.
5. What was Fletcher afraid would be the most tragic loss for the Grand Canyon if the proposed water plan went through?
(a) The mules.
(b) The silence.
(c) Boss Camp.
(d) The Havasupai Village.
6. Where did Fletcher decide to spend the last two weeks of his journey?
(a) In a cave by the river.
(b) At Bass Camp.
(c) Studying the museum of the Grand Canyon.
(d) In the Supai village.
7. What was Fletcher reminded of while listening to noises some creatures were making?
(a) A favorite song that makes him long for home.
(b) A ghost story he liked to tell.
(c) His family back home.
(d) Similar noises he heard while on a thousand mile trip through deserts and mountains in California.
8. How did Fletcher feel about leaving the Canyon in "Chapter 10 Exit?"
(a) He was so sad, he cried.
(b) He was ready to be up and out.
(c) He was disappointed that he could not stay another week.
(d) He wanted to stay and build a dude ranch.
9. What did Fletcher say would be different about how he will fit into society?
(a) He thought he would be a better citizen because of his new insights.
(b) He planned to live as a hermit.
(c) He was afraid he would not fit in well after spending so much time alone.
(d) He planned to camp outside the Canyon protesting tourists.
10. Who were Al and Elma Milotte?
(a) Famous explorers.
(b) A famous Walt Disney nature photography team.
(c) A famous Hollywood couple.
(d) Jazz musicians.
11. What was one activity Fletcher thought might have accounted for a feeling of disconnection during his stay at Phantom Ranch?
(b) Paying bills.
12. What other changes was Fletcher concerned would occur if the Pacific Southwest Water Plan passed?
(a) The Grand Canyon would be used as a landfill.
(b) The tourist industry at the Grand Canyon would die, taking money with it.
(c) Fletcher's book wouldn't sell because no one would want to visit the Grand Canyon anymore.
(d) Graffiti and pollution would spoil the surfaces of the cliff dwellings.
13. At the beginning of "Chapter 10, Exit," what does Fletcher say caught up with him while he was washing in the Nankoweap Creek?
(a) A swarm of bees.
(b) The world.
(d) A bear.
14. In "Chapter 7, Rhythm," how does Fletcher describe the change in how he connected to the Canyon?
(a) It began as an enjoyable adventure and ended in pain and discouragement.
(b) It began as a dream and ended as a tragedy.
(c) It began as fragmented parts and sights and ended as a crystallized, cohesive experience.
(d) It began as a search for undiscovered wildlife and ended as a successful research trip.
15. What action by William Wallace Bass did Fletcher disagree with?
(a) The way he took advantage of tourists.
(b) His decision about where to build Bass Camp.
(c) His fight with other ranchers.
(d) His move to the Southwest.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Fletcher say William Wallace Bass opened a tourists' ranch?
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?
3. How many years did William Wallace Bass live in the Canyon?
4. How did Fletcher feel about the Grand Canyon during his time at Phantom Ranch?
5. What place did Fletcher pass on his way to Phantom Ranch that he said was derelict and dry-rotting?
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