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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. To what did Fletcher attribute the distance traveled from Bass Trail to Phantom Ranch?
(a) A sturdy mule.
(b) Excellent maps.
(c) A competent guide.
(d) His physical ability.
2. 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.
3. What was one sad reflection Fletcher recorded in his notebook in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
(a) He said he would miss the beavers.
(b) He said he dreaded sleeping in a house again.
(c) He said for a while other places would look dull.
(d) He said he would probably never visit the Grand Canyon again.
4. How did Fletcher get along with his friend during their time studying the Grand Canyon?
(a) They got along very well and the visit made Fletcher long for civilization.
(b) They forgot about their research and spent all their time reminiscing.
(c) Fletcher had trouble because he was used to living in solitude.
(d) They parted on very bad terms.
5. 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.
6. 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 fragmented parts and sights and ended as a crystallized, cohesive experience.
(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.
7. What place did Fletcher pass on his way to Phantom Ranch that he said was derelict and dry-rotting?
(a) Jim Baily's house.
(b) The Hermit Camp.
(c) A dam.
(d) A Supai Village.
8. How long did it take Fletcher to travel from Bass Trail to Phantom Ranch?
(a) 2 days.
(b) One week.
(c) One month.
(d) Three weeks.
9. How many years did William Wallace Bass live in the Canyon?
(a) 5 years.
(b) 40 years.
(c) 60 years.
(d) 10 years.
10. Why did Fletcher sound strange when he spoke to Jim Bailey in "Chapter 6, Rock?"
(a) Fletcher had not spoken to anyone in two weeks.
(b) Fletcher had develped a cold.
(c) Fletcher was excited, so his words come out in a squeak.
(d) Fletcher's mouth was terribly dry because was out of water.
11. Whom does Fletcher quote at the end of "Part 4, Epilogue" as saying the Grand Canyon should be left alone?
(a) Roy Rogers.
(b) President Theodore Roosevelt.
(c) President Ronald Reagan.
(d) John Wayne.
12. In "Part 4, Epilogue" what does Fletcher say no man has a right to do?
(a) Build dams.
(b) Build cities.
(c) Stop the progress of other men.
(d) Vandalize a natural museum.
13. What did Fletcher say would be different about how he will fit into society?
(a) He planned to live as a hermit.
(b) He planned to camp outside the Canyon protesting tourists.
(c) He was afraid he would not fit in well after spending so much time alone.
(d) He thought he would be a better citizen because of his new insights.
14. 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) He realized they had ruined his search for the gallery marked "Man."
(c) They made him miss his loved ones.
(d) They made him angry at civilization.
15. How did Fletcher feel about leaving the Canyon in "Chapter 10 Exit?"
(a) He was ready to be up and out.
(b) He was so sad, he cried.
(c) He wanted to stay and build a dude ranch.
(d) He was disappointed that he could not stay another week.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the beginning of "Chapter 10, Exit," what does Fletcher say caught up with him while he was washing in the Nankoweap Creek?
2. How did Fletcher feel about the meeting he attended in "Part 4, Epiogue?"
3. At the beginning of "Chapter 8, Life" what did Fletcher say he should have known "would drag me back into the present?"
4. What did Fletcher attend a few weeks after the end of his journey through the Grand Canyon?
5. What did Fletcher say would be different about how he would fit into society after his experience in the Grand Canyon?
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