A Walk in the Woods Test | Final Test - Easy

Bill Bryson
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A Walk in the Woods Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What became of the grand hotels that were built on Mt. Washington?
(a) They burned down.
(b) They became tourist traps.
(c) They grew larger and more prosperous.
(d) They closed down one-by-one.

2. What is Bryson's goal before he meets up with Katz again?
(a) Joining a gym
(b) Staying in shape
(c) Hiking as much of New Hampshire as possible
(d) Hiking as much of Vermont as possible.

3. What happens to Bryson and Katz in the lagoon at Moxie Bald Mountain?
(a) They get bitten by mosquitoes.
(b) They catch fish for dinner.
(c) They see a mother bear and cub.
(d) They both fall under the water.

4. For what is Bryson yearning?
(a) A cheeseburger
(b) Hiking with Katz
(c) Seeing a black bear
(d) Real hiking

5. Where do Katz and Bryson agree to continue their hike in August?
(a) The White Mountains
(b) Vermont
(c) The Hundred Mile Wilderness
(d) Pennsylvania

6. How far had Bryson and Katz hiked when they parted ways?
(a) 500 miles
(b) 65 miles
(c) 175 miles
(d) 250 miles

7. What would Bryson like to see along the Appalachian Trail?
(a) Restaurants
(b) Historic farms and villages
(c) Better accommodations
(d) Hotels

8. What is the last long stretch of hiking for Katz and Bryson before ending the first part of their trek?
(a) White Mountains
(b) The Appalachian Mountains
(c) Shenandoah National Park
(d) Hundred Mile Wilderness

9. Who joins Bryson and Katz in Gravel Springs Hut?
(a) John Connelly
(b) Loud, obnoxious hikers
(c) Chicken John
(d) A father and son

10. What is the historical significance of Harper's Ferry?
(a) This is where the first riverboat is set afloat.
(b) This is where John Brown and his men capture the Federal army in an attempt to liberate the slaves.
(c) This is the first ferry built along the Appalachian Trail.
(d) This is the first ferry in West Virginia.

11. What is the mountain that is a wall of rock 1,300 feet high above the Delaware River?
(a) Potomac Peak
(b) Kitattiny Mountain
(c) Washington Peak
(d) Potomac Mountain

12. What happens to Bryson while hiking in the rain?
(a) He comes close to hypothermia.
(b) He slips down a cliff.
(c) He catches a cold.
(d) He falls in the mud.

13. What are the weather conditions when most people are victims to hypothermia?
(a) Rain and wind
(b) Blizzard conditions
(c) Freezing temperatures
(d) Temperate weather

14. Who is Bryson's hiking partner on his day hikes in New Hampshire?
(a) His wife
(b) Stephen Katz
(c) Bill Abdu
(d) Mary Ellen

15. Who set up the American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy in 1785?
(a) Alden Partridge
(b) Michael McKinley
(c) Gene Greylock
(d) Jeremy Washington

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the oldest shelter on the Appalachian Trail?

2. What mountain inspired Melville's Moby Dick.

3. What prevents Bryson from continuing his hike in Pennsylvania when he is just hitting his stride?

4. What is unusual about the town of Centralia?

5. Why does Bryson insist that they sleep in shelters from now on?

(see the answer keys)

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