Into the Wild Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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Into the Wild Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What Tolstoy book was found inside the bus?
(a) The Cherry Orchard.
(b) Family Happiness.
(c) The Gulag Archipeliago.
(d) War and Peace.

2. When Chris corresponded with his sister, what did he confide to her?
(a) That he would surprise them all and come home.
(b) That he would see her by Christmas time.
(c) That he was tired of being on the run all the time.
(d) That he planned to lull his parents into a false sense of security then cut them out of his life abruptly and decisively.

3. To whom did Chris send a postcard from Bullhead City?
(a) His sister.
(b) His ex-girlfriend.
(c) Westerberg.
(d) Jan Buress.

4. What was Chris's plan for after college that he did not tell his family?
(a) He planed to marry a girl his parents did not approve of.
(b) He planed to go on an indefinite road trip.
(c) He planed to commit suicide.
(d) He planed to go live in Mexico.

5. What message did Chris leave taped to the door of the bus?
(a) That he had staked a claim on this bus.
(b) That visitors were welcome.
(c) That he would return in an hour.
(d) That he was near death.

6. In what area do people who knew Chris agree that he was inexperienced?
(a) Managing money.
(b) Cooking for himself.
(c) Living off the land.
(d) Having a relationship with a girl.

7. What device does Krakauer use to open Chapter 1 and subsequent chapters?
(a) A drawing.
(b) A photograph.
(c) A skull and cross bones.
(d) A quotation.

8. Although Waterman became something of a local hero, what job did he have in Fairbanks?
(a) Mechanic.
(b) Accountant.
(c) Dishwasher.
(d) Musician.

9. Where did Krakaeur meet Westerberg?
(a) At his house in Carthage.
(b) In the Daily News in Carthage.
(c) At a Texaco station in Carthage.
(d) In the Caberet in Carthage.

10. How had Chris already been separating himself from his family?
(a) By only meeting them occasionally at a restaurant.
(b) By living off campus in a room that had no phone.
(c) By going out of town for holidays and weekends.
(d) By not speaking to them for months at a time.

11. In regards to family, how do Ruess and Chris compare?
(a) Like Chris, Ruess felt his family supported his travels.
(b) Ruess seemed to be on good relations with his family unlike Chris.
(c) Ruess and Chris both missed their families as they traveled.
(d) They both were alienated from their families.

12. What did Chris realize after he decided to abandon his once beloved Datsun?
(a) That it would be impossible to continue without a car.
(b) That he needed better hiking shoes since he was now walking.
(c) That he was free from material possessions that tie him down.
(d) That he missed his family and wanted to go home.

13. How did Walt and Billie McCandless learn in Chapter 4 where their son might be?
(a) They saw him on a newscast on TV.
(b) Jan Burres called them.
(c) One of Chris's high school friends got a call from Chris.
(d) They received a ticket issued to their son for hitchhiking near Eureka, California.

14. Who did Chris meet on a trip into Salton City to get some supplies?
(a) A waitress at the small cafe.
(b) A drifter he knew at The Slab.
(c) Westerberg, who is looking for work.
(d) Ron Franz, an 80-year-old man.

15. What is the origin of the Stampede Trail?
(a) A trail originally laid out by Virgil Stampede in the 1800s.
(b) The trail that originally led to Pilgrim's mining claims along Stampede Creek.
(c) A trail left when Stampede Creek changed its course.
(d) An old trail made by stampeding cattle.

Short Answer Questions

1. What similar classic books are favorites of Ruess and Chris?

2. What surprising thing about Chris does Westerberg remember about him?

3. What did Gallien know about city people who came to do what Chris had in mind?

4. Why did Chris write in his journal that hiking around Lake Meade was a mistake?

5. Who had left Chris a $40,000 inheritance for his school?

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