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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was with John and his friend as they approached the mountain in Chapter 13?
(a) A sherpa.
(b) Another artist.
(c) A newspaper reporter.
(d) A government official.

2. What composed the lake John took his friends to?
(a) Hard lava and granite stones.
(b) Sand and loose ashes.
(c) Hard lava and loose ashes.
(d) Granite stones and loose ashes.

3. What nationality was John's friend, according to Chapter 13?
(a) American.
(b) Scotch.
(c) English.
(d) Irish.

4. What occurred the day after the natural event that unnerved white settlers?
(a) A rain storm.
(b) Aftershocks.
(c) An eerie calm in the area.
(d) A snow storm.

5. How high did John climb in Chapter 15?
(a) 400 feet.
(b) 100 feet.
(c) 150 feet.
(d) 50 feet.

6. Who was NOT one of the friends John is probably referring to in Chapter 17?
(a) James Fey.
(b) John Sweet.
(c) J. B. McChesney.
(d) William Keith.

7. How is the account in Chapter 18 written?
(a) In second-person point of view.
(b) As a letter.
(c) As an entry in a journal.
(d) In third-person point of view.

8. How did John reassure the group's worry as he led them up Mount Shasta?
(a) He said they could quickly get back down the mountain.
(b) He said the animals were all peaceful on Mount Shasta.
(c) He said he packed extra supplies.
(d) He said there was a path they were following.

9. Who was the steamboat captain that John turned Reverend Young over to in Chapter 19?
(a) Joseph Land.
(b) Nat Lane.
(c) Leonard Coleson.
(d) Thomas Paris.

10. What natural event occurred in Chapter 12?
(a) A blizzard hit.
(b) A tornado tore through Yosemite.
(c) A volcano erupted.
(d) An earthquake.

11. What did John decide to climb while he was out in nature in Chapter 15?
(a) A mountain.
(b) A cliff face.
(c) A tree.
(d) A boulder.

12. What was John taking care of in Chapter 12?
(a) A friend's summer home.
(b) A cemetery.
(c) A hotel.
(d) A horse.

13. Why did John have to move around the base of the mountain before climbing it?
(a) To find a scalable point.
(b) To find the best view.
(c) To leave markers for himself to get back.
(d) To find the path cut by previous mountaineers.

14. What is different about the second version of events in Chapter 19?
(a) It focuses on the weather rather than the actual events.
(b) The account is incomplete.
(c) There is much more detail.
(d) It is written in slang.

15. How did the dog react to the difficulties he and John had on the glacier?
(a) He was unhappy.
(b) He ran ahead of John excitedly.
(c) He followed willingly.
(d) He got tired and had to be carried.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many trips did John take to Alaska?

2. The Yosemite indigenous believed that _____________ caused the natural event that was discussed in Chapter 12.

3. What did John argue had a significant impact on the Sierra Nevadas, according to Chapter 19?

4. What did John and his friends find on the lake?

5. What is the name of the phenomena that occurred in Chapter 12?

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