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

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) Fletcher's last hope.
(b) All the food supplies.
(c) Fletcher's only piece of rope.
(d) The murmurs of life.

3. Where did Fletcher spend four days walking on his journey from Bass Trail to Phantom Ranch?
(a) Along the Colorado River.
(b) Along the Tonto Platform.
(c) Across the Middle Canyon.
(d) Over the Ranger Plateau.

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

5. 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.

6. What disease did Fletcher say plagued William Wallace Bass?
(a) Tuberculosis.
(b) Diabetes.
(c) Emphysema.
(d) Hepatitis.

7. What place did Fletcher pass on his way to Phantom Ranch that he said was derelict and dry-rotting?
(a) A dam.
(b) The Hermit Camp.
(c) Jim Baily's house.
(d) A Supai Village.

8. What was on the sheets of paper Fletcher found in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
(a) Instructions from Jim Bailey.
(b) A daily bulletin from 1947 about a Colorado River expedition.
(c) A note from Doug Powell.
(d) Instructions for exiting the Grand Canyon safely.

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

10. About what specific skill did Fletcher compliment William Wallace Bass?
(a) His construction ability.
(b) His prospecting skills.
(c) His ability to garden in the desert climate.
(d) His congeniality.

11. In what ancient living quarters did Fletcher sleep in "Chapter 9, Man?"
(a) Cliff dwellings.
(b) An adobe hut on beside the Colorado River.
(c) An ancient oak.
(d) A natural cave.

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

13. What other changes was Fletcher concerned would occur if the Pacific Southwest Water Plan passed?
(a) The Grand Canyon would be used as a landfill.
(b) Fletcher's book wouldn't sell because no one would want to visit the Grand Canyon anymore.
(c) Graffiti and pollution would spoil the surfaces of the cliff dwellings.
(d) The tourist industry at the Grand Canyon would die, taking money with it.

14. What creatures did Fletcher enjoy observing after passing the last barrier past Phantom Ranch?
(a) Beavers.
(b) Coyotes.
(c) Eagles.
(d) Chipmunks.

15. In "Part 4, Epilogue" what does Fletcher say no man has a right to do?
(a) Vandalize a natural museum.
(b) Build dams.
(c) Build cities.
(d) Stop the progress of other men.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long did Fletcher rest at Bass Trail?

2. According to Fletcher, what was the motivation behind the Pacific Southwest Water Plan engineers?

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

4. What did Fletcher say would be different about how he will fit into society?

5. What does Fletcher say his book could become if the Grand Canyon was not protected?

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