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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What effect did the intrusions have on Fletcher?
(a) They made him angry at civilization.
(b) He realized they had ruined his search for the gallery marked "Man."
(c) They made him want to turn around and return to the interior of the Canyon.
(d) They made him miss his loved ones.
2. What was on the sheets of paper Fletcher found in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
(a) A daily bulletin from 1947 about a Colorado River expedition.
(b) Instructions from Jim Bailey.
(c) Instructions for exiting the Grand Canyon safely.
(d) A note from Doug Powell.
3. 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.
4. What was Fletcher reminded of while listening to noises some creatures were making?
(a) A favorite song that makes him long for home.
(b) His family back home.
(c) A ghost story he liked to tell.
(d) Similar noises he heard while on a thousand mile trip through deserts and mountains in California.
5. In "Part 4, Epilogue" what does Fletcher say no man has a right to do?
(a) Stop the progress of other men.
(b) Build dams.
(c) Vandalize a natural museum.
(d) Build cities.
6. How does Fletcher describe the last barrier he passed after leaving Phantom Ranch as he made his way toward his next air drop?
(a) A deep ravine that drops off into another canyon.
(b) A rapid flowing portion of the river with sharp rocks and no bridge.
(c) An area with a high population of mountain lions.
(d) A cliff with "snaggle-toothed projections" on its face.
7. Where were William Wallace Bass's ashes scattered?
(a) Along the trail to Bass Camp.
(b) Into the air from the Rim.
(c) Into the Colorado River.
(d) A butte called Holy Grail Temple.
8. How did Fletcher get along with his friend during their time studying the Grand Canyon?
(a) Fletcher had trouble because he was used to living in solitude.
(b) They got along very well and the visit made Fletcher long for civilization.
(c) They forgot about their research and spent all their time reminiscing.
(d) They parted on very bad terms.
9. Where did Fletcher decide to spend the last two weeks of his journey?
(a) At Bass Camp.
(b) In a cave by the river.
(c) Studying the museum of the Grand Canyon.
(d) In the Supai village.
10. Where was Fletcher headed at the beginning of "Chapter 9, Man?"
(a) Into a deep valley.
(b) To the air drop site.
(c) Back to Phantom Ranch.
(d) Across the river.
11. 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 bear.
(d) A swarm of bees.
12. What does Fletcher mainly address in "Part 4, Epilogue?"
(a) The need for a progressive tourism industry in the Grand Canyon.
(b) Fletcher's day-to-day routines outside the Grand Canyon.
(c) Environmental concerns for the Grand Canyon.
(d) Fletcher's writings after his journey through the Grand Canyon.
13. What did Fletcher claim he began to hear as he traveled?
(a) A ringing in his ears.
(b) The rhythm of the rock.
14. 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 was no longer in awe of the Canyon, instead he expresses a discovery of unity among plants and creatures and all other things.
(c) He had misjudged his distance from the airdrop and would have to walk through the night to make it on time.
(d) He would be out of food in one day.
15. 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 paradise.
(c) As a luxury vacation spot.
(d) As a sanctuary and the end of civilization.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Fletcher, what physical effects could the Pacific Southwest Water Plan have had on the Grand Canyon?
2. About what specific skill did Fletcher compliment William Wallace Bass?
3. What animal does Fletcher say lived in significant numbers in the area past the head of Forester Canyon?
4. How did Fletcher get along with his friend during their time studying the Grand Canyon?
5. How did Fletcher feel about the Grand Canyon during his time at Phantom Ranch?
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