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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the government agency established to protect the rights of Native Americans?
2. Why was the place where Fletcher arrived in "Chapter 4, Challenge" such a relief to his spirit?
3. What places were presumably named for a member of Lorenzo Sinyala's family?
4. According to Fletcher, what would the rest of nature around the Grand Canyon do?
5. Who says, "I do not think I ever really considered that things might go seriously wrong"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What were some changes Fletcher noticed soon after he left the platform over Hualpai Canyon?
2. Tell about one thing Fletcher says in "Chapter 10, Exit," that did not turn out as he thought it would.
3. At the end of the Epilogue are two updates. One is about information from "Part I, The Place." What is this update?
4. As Fletcher talked with Jim Bailey and a park naturalist in a cave at the beginning of "Chapter 6, Rock," he noticed something behind the words of Bailey and the other man. Describe what he noticed and what happened to it after they left.
5. What realization did Fletcher come to and write about in his journal as he noticed all the signs of man beside Nankoweap Creek in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
6. At the beginning of "Chapter 5, Transition," Fletcher details how the airdrop has affected him. Describe this realization.
7. What types of information can be obtained from the graph on the first page of "Part 3, The Journey?"
8. Even though the view from the Rim of the Grand Canyon might have remained somewhat the same, what important aspect of Fletcher's journey does he say would surely have been destroyed by the projects proposed in the Epilogue, and what effect would that have had on the Canyon as a whole?
9. What were the first three signs of man that Fletcher noticed after washing in Nankoweap Creek near the end of his journey in "Chapter 10, Exit?"
10. As Fletcher began to research the Grand Canyon in preparation for his journey, what were some of the barriers and challenges Fletcher realized he would need to consider?
Essay Topic 1
Compare different aspects of Fletcher's personality. Include specific details from the book.
Essay Topic 2
Describe different examples of how the Fletcher's experience living the simple life on other treks helps him survive and even thrive on the long journey through the Canyon.
Essay Topic 3
Although Fletcher is in great physical shape and has lived a solitary simple lifestyle before, he has an adjustment period upon entering the Canyon. Describe the process Fletcher goes through to change himself physically and mentally to adapt to the journey during the first week.
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