The Man Who Walked Through Time Test | Final Test - Easy

Colin Fletcher
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did Fletcher feel about the Grand Canyon during his time at Phantom Ranch?
(a) He was angry at the Canyon for costing him his health.
(b) He was tired of the Canyon and was ready for the journey to end.
(c) He sensed a barrier between himself and the Canyon even though he tried to enjoy the rocks and other things as he did during his journey.
(d) He wanted to build a home in the Canyon.

2. How did Fletcher say the US Bureau of Reclamation was handling the tunnel plan?
(a) They were rejecting it publicly.
(b) They were soft-peddling it.
(c) They were completely ignoring it.
(d) They were making a big deal of it.

3. 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 Supai Village.
(d) A dam.

4. What animal does Fletcher say lived in significant numbers in the area past the head of Forester Canyon?
(a) Wild burros.
(b) Road Runners.
(c) Cougars.
(d) Mustangs.

5. 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.

6. What did Fletcher attend a few weeks after the end of his journey through the Grand Canyon?
(a) A conference on the Pacific Southwest Water Plan.
(b) A meeting for the Grand Canyon Tourist Committee.
(c) A pow-wow with the Havasupai Indians.
(d) A meeting of environmental activists.

7. According to Fletcher, what physical effects could the Pacific Southwest Water Plan have had on the Grand Canyon?
(a) It would have no real effect.
(b) The Canyon would be flooded to make a huge reservoir.
(c) The Colorado River could disappear and wildlife could die.
(d) The walls of the Grand Canyon would crumble.

8. How many years did William Wallace Bass live in the Canyon?
(a) 40 years.
(b) 60 years.
(c) 5 years.
(d) 10 years.

9. 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 develped a cold.
(c) Fletcher's mouth was terribly dry because was out of water.
(d) Fletcher had not spoken to anyone in two weeks.

10. What does Fletcher say his book could become if the Grand Canyon was not protected?
(a) A bargain book.
(b) A tourist guide.
(c) A kind of requiem on the Grand Canyon.
(d) A non-fiction travel best-seller.

11. 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.

12. Where was Fletcher headed at the beginning of "Chapter 9, Man?"
(a) To the air drop site.
(b) Into a deep valley.
(c) Back to Phantom Ranch.
(d) Across the river.

13. In contrast to people fresh from the city, how did Fletcher view the area near Phantom Ranch?
(a) As an animal sanctuary.
(b) As a scientific research center.
(c) As civilization, padded with comforts such as fresh food, electricity, and swimming pools.
(d) As a dirty and run-down slum.

14. How long did Fletcher rest at Bass Trail?
(a) Five days.
(b) One month.
(c) Two days.
(d) Twelve hours.

15. Why does Fletcher say William Wallace Bass moved to the Grand Canyon area?
(a) To find a better climate to cure or relieve his illness.
(b) To become one with nature.
(c) To learn how to live like an Indian.
(d) To escape the law.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "Part 4, Epilogue" what does Fletcher say no man has a right to do?

2. In "Chapter 7, Rhythm," how does Fletcher describe the change in how he connected to the Canyon?

3. About what specific skill did Fletcher compliment William Wallace Bass?

4. How many feet above the Colorado River was the Tonto Platform?

5. Where was Fletcher headed at the beginning of "Chapter 9, Man"?

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