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. Whom does Fletcher quote at the end of "Part 4, Epilogue" as saying the Grand Canyon should be left alone?
(a) John Wayne.
(b) Roy Rogers.
(c) President Theodore Roosevelt.
(d) President Ronald Reagan.

2. How did Fletcher feel about leaving the Canyon in "Chapter 10 Exit?"
(a) He was disappointed that he could not stay another week.
(b) He was so sad, he cried.
(c) He was ready to be up and out..
(d) He wanted to stay and build a dude ranch.

3. What does Fletcher mainly address in "Part 4, Epilogue?"
(a) Environmental concerns for the Grand Canyon.
(b) The need for a progressive tourism industry in the Grand Canyon.
(c) Fletcher's writings after his journey through the Grand Canyon.
(d) Fletcher's day-to-day routines outside the Grand Canyon.

4. In "Chapter 9, Man," Fletcher planned to spend several days with a friend researching the Canyon. Who was this friend?
(a) Jim Bailey.
(b) Doug Powell.
(c) Dr. Harvey Butchart.
(d) John Wesley Powell.

5. What was one activity Fletcher thought might have accounted for a feeling of disconnection during his stay at Phantom Ranch?
(a) Paying Bills.
(b) Photography.
(c) Writing.
(d) Laundry

6. What did Jim Bailey and the Park naturalist carry with them back over the Rim after speaking with Fletcher in the limestone cave?
(a) Fletcher's last hope.
(b) All the food supplies.
(c) The murmurs of life.
(d) Fletcher's only piece of rope.

7. 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.
(b) Arthritis.
(c) A bear.
(d) A swarm of bees.

8. According to Fletcher, what was the motivation behind the Pacific Southwest Water Plan engineers?
(a) They wanted to divert water from the Grand Canyon so it would stop changing and remain beautiful forever.
(b) They were concerned for wildlife that was dying because of a drought.
(c) They wanted the challenge and were trying to save their jobs.
(d) They wanted to divert tourism away from the Grand Canyon to preserve it.

9. To what did Fletcher attribute the distance traveled from Bass Trail to Phantom Ranch?
(a) A sturdy mule.
(b) Excellent maps.
(c) His physical ability.
(d) A competent guide.

10. What realization did Fletcher reach as he spent time observing wildlife on the sand bar?
(a) He would be out of food in one day.
(b) He had misjudged his distance from the airdrop and would have to walk through the night to make it on time.
(c) He was no longer in awe of the Canyon, instead he expresses a discovery of unity among plants and creatures and all other things.
(d) He would like to write a book about wildlife in the Canyon.

11. According to Fletcher, what was the motivation behind the Pacific Southwest Water Plan engineers?
(a) They wanted to divert water from the Grand Canyon so it would stop changing and remain beautiful forever.
(b) They were concerned for wildlife that was dying because of a drought.
(c) They wanted the challenge and were trying to save their jobs.
(d) They wanted to divert tourism away from the Grand Canyon to preserve it.

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

13. In "Chapter 7, Rhythm," how does Fletcher describe the change in how he connected to the Canyon?
(a) It began as a search for undiscovered wildlife and ended as a successful research trip.
(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 an enjoyable adventure and ended in pain and discouragement.

14. Who were Al and Elma Milotte?
(a) Jazz musicians.
(b) A famous Walt Disney nature photography team.
(c) A famous Hollywood couple.
(d) Famous explorers.

15. How did Fletcher feel about leaving the Canyon in "Chapter 10 Exit?"
(a) He was so sad, he cried.
(b) He wanted to stay and build a dude ranch.
(c) He was ready to be up and out.
(d) He was disappointed that he could not stay another week.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Fletcher mainly address in "Part 4, Epilogue?"

2. Why did Fletcher sound strange when he spoke to Jim Bailey in "Chapter 6, Rock?"

3. What did Fletcher attend a few weeks after the end of his journey through the Grand Canyon?

4. 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?

5. What was Fletcher reminded of while listening to noises some creatures were making?

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