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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What creatures did Fletcher enjoy observing after passing the last barrier past Phantom Ranch?
2. How did Fletcher say the US Bureau of Reclamation was handling the tunnel plan?
(a) They were completely ignoring it.
(b) They were soft-peddling it.
(c) They were making a big deal of it.
(d) They were rejecting it publicly.
3. Where was Fletcher headed at the beginning of "Chapter 9, Man?"
(a) Into a deep valley.
(b) To the air drop site.
(c) Across the river.
(d) Back to Phantom Ranch.
4. On his journey from Bass Trail to Phantom Ranch, where did Fletcher spend a day doing reconnaissance?
(a) The Supai Village.
(b) The Inner Gorge.
(c) The Colorado River.
(d) The Steel Bridge.
5. What other changes was Fletcher concerned would occur if the Pacific Southwest Water Plan passed.
(a) Fletcher's book wouldn't sell because no one would want to visit the Grand Canyon anymore.
(b) The Grand Canyon would be used as a landfill.
(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.
6. What was Fletcher afraid would be the most tragic loss for the Grand Canyon if the proposed water plan went through?
(a) The Havasupai Village.
(b) The silence.
(c) Boss Camp.
(d) The mules.
7. 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 pow-wow with the Havasupai Indians.
(c) A meeting for the Grand Canyon Tourist Committee.
(d) A conference on the Pacific Southwest Water Plan.
8. Where did Fletcher spend four days walking on his journey from Bass Trail to Phantom Ranch?
(a) Along the Tonto Platform.
(b) Over the Ranger Plateau.
(c) Across the Middle Canyon.
(d) Along the Colorado River.
9. 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 wanted to divert tourism away from the Grand Canyon to preserve it.
(c) They were concerned for wildlife that was dying because of a drought.
(d) They wanted the challenge and were trying to save their jobs.
10. 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) Instructions for exiting the Grand Canyon safely.
(d) A note from Doug Powell.
11. How did Fletcher feel about the meeting he attended in "Part 4, Epiogue?"
(a) He was hopeful.
(b) He was excited.
(c) He was horrified.
(d) He was uplifted.
12. What was one activity Fletcher thought might have accounted for a feeling of disconnection during his stay at Phantom Ranch?
(a) Paying Bills.
13. Who were Al and Elma Milotte?
(a) A famous Hollywood couple.
(b) Jazz musicians.
(c) Famous explorers.
(d) A famous Walt Disney nature photography team.
14. What was Fletcher reminded of while listening to noises some creatures were making?
(a) A ghost story he liked to tell.
(b) A favorite song that makes him long for home.
(c) His family back home.
(d) Similar noises he heard while on a thousand mile trip through deserts and mountains in California.
15. What did Fletcher claim he began to hear as he traveled?
(b) The rhythm of the rock.
(d) A ringing in his ears.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Fletcher afraid would be the most tragic loss for the Grand Canyon if the proposed water plan went through?
2. How did Fletcher get along with his friend during their time studying the Grand Canyon?
3. In "Chapter 9, Man," Fletcher planned to spend several days with a friend researching the Canyon. Who was this friend?
4. In "Chapter 9, Man," Fletcher planned to spend several days with a friend researching the Canyon. Who was this friend?
5. In "Part 4, Epilogue" what does Fletcher say no man has a right to do?
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