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. While at Phantom Ranch, what did Fletcher miss and want back that earlier in his journey made him uncomfortable?
(a) His hiking boots.
(b) Silence.
(c) His heavy backpack.
(d) Beef Jerky.

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

3. 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 tourist industry at the Grand Canyon would die, taking money with it.
(c) The Grand Canyon would be used as a landfill.
(d) Graffiti and pollution would spoil the surfaces of the cliff dwellings.

4. 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) A dam.
(c) A Supai Village.
(d) The Hermit Camp.

5. What was the 2nd intrusion from the outside world that Fletcher describes in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
(a) The sound of a baby crying.
(b) A domesticated dog.
(c) Lights from a distant cabin.
(d) The sound of an engineering rig motor.

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

7. 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) White limestone.
(b) Cave paintings.
(c) Bear tracks.
(d) A rare beetle.

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

9. 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.

10. 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 learn how to live like an Indian.
(c) To become one with nature.
(d) To escape the law.

11. 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 wanted to divert water from the Grand Canyon so it would stop changing and remain beautiful forever.
(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.

12. Where were William Wallace Bass's ashes scattered?
(a) Into the Colorado River.
(b) A butte called Holy Grail Temple.
(c) Into the air from the Rim.
(d) Along the trail to Bass Camp.

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

14. In "Chapter 7, Rhythm," how does Fletcher describe the change in how he connected to the Canyon?
(a) It began as an enjoyable adventure and ended in pain and discouragement.
(b) It began as a search for undiscovered wildlife and ended as a successful research trip.
(c) It began as a dream and ended as a tragedy.
(d) It began as fragmented parts and sights and ended as a crystallized, cohesive experience.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What was on the sheets of paper Fletcher found in "Chapter 10, Exit?"

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

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

4. To what did Fletcher attribute the distance traveled from Bass Trail to Phantom Ranch?

5. Who were Al and Elma Milotte?

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