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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 meeting he attended in "Part 4, Epiogue?"
(a) He was excited.
(b) He was uplifted.
(c) He was horrified.
(d) He was hopeful.
2. What did Jim Bailey and the Park naturalist carry with them back over the Rim after speaking with Fletcher in the limestone cave?
(a) All the food supplies.
(b) Fletcher's last hope.
(c) The murmurs of life.
(d) Fletcher's only piece of rope.
3. What did Fletcher say would be different about how he would fit into society after his experience in the Grand Canyon?
(a) He thought he would be a better citizen because of his new insights.
(b) He planned to camp outside the Canyon protesting tourists.
(c) He planned to live as a hermit.
(d) He was afraid he would not fit in well after spending so much time alone.
4. At the beginning of "Chapter 8, Life" what did Fletcher say he should have known "would drag me back into the present?"
(a) The Great Unconformity.
(b) Phantom Ranch.
(c) Seeing a little boy playing in the dirt.
(d) Becoming ill.
5. About what specific skill did Fletcher compliment William Wallace Bass?
(a) His prospecting skills.
(b) His ability to garden in the desert climate.
(c) His construction ability.
(d) His congeniality.
6. What was on the sheets of paper Fletcher found in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
(a) Instructions for exiting the Grand Canyon safely.
(b) A daily bulletin from 1947 about a Colorado River expedition.
(c) A note from Doug Powell.
(d) Instructions from Jim Bailey.
7. In contrast to people fresh from the city, how did Fletcher view the area near Phantom Ranch?
(a) As an animal sanctuary.
(b) As civilization, padded with comforts such as fresh food, electricity, and swimming pools.
(c) As a scientific research center.
(d) As a dirty and run-down slum.
8. How many years did William Wallace Bass live in the Canyon?
(a) 60 years.
(b) 10 years.
(c) 5 years.
(d) 40 years.
9. According to Fletcher, what was the motivation behind the Pacific Southwest Water Plan engineers?
(a) They wanted to divert tourism away from the Grand Canyon to preserve it.
(b) They were concerned for wildlife that was dying because of a drought.
(c) They wanted to divert water from the Grand Canyon so it would stop changing and remain beautiful forever.
(d) They wanted the challenge and were trying to save their jobs.
10. 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?
(a) Cave paintings.
(b) A rare beetle.
(c) Bear tracks.
(d) White limestone.
11. What was one sad reflection Fletcher recorded in his notebook in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
(a) He said for a while other places would look dull.
(b) He said he would probably never visit the Grand Canyon again.
(c) He said he would miss the beavers.
(d) He said he dreaded sleeping in a house again.
12. Where was Fletcher headed at the beginning of "Chapter 9, Man?"
(a) To the air drop site.
(b) Across the river.
(c) Into a deep valley.
(d) Back to Phantom Ranch.
13. What did Fletcher attend a few weeks after the end of his journey through the Grand Canyon?
(a) A meeting of environmental activists.
(b) A meeting for the Grand Canyon Tourist Committee.
(c) A conference on the Pacific Southwest Water Plan.
(d) A pow-wow with the Havasupai Indians.
14. How many feet above the Colorado River was the Tonto Platform?
(a) 1 mile.
(b) 5 feet.
(c) 1000 feet.
(d) 100 feet.
15. 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) A note from Doug Powell.
(c) Instructions for exiting the Grand Canyon safely.
(d) Instructions from Jim Bailey.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the 2nd intrusion from the outside world that Fletcher describes in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
2. What was the first intrusion from the outside world that Fletcher outlines in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
3. What disease did Fletcher say plagued William Wallace Bass?
4. What types of activities did Fletcher describe in "Chapter 7, Rhythm?"
5. How long did Fletcher rest at Bass Trail?
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