Into the Wild Test | Final Test - Easy

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Into the Wild Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Chris's parents had moved, but his step brother was contacted. After he positively identified Chris, what did he do?
(a) Flew to Alaska to claim the body.
(b) Contacted Gillien to get more information.
(c) Told his wife that he always knew Chris would end that way.
(d) Drove to Maryland to inform Chris's parents.

2. What was the tender moment between Chris and his father right after Chris graduated from high school?
(a) He let his father ready his personal journal.
(b) He spent that summer doing things with his father.
(c) He asked his father's advice about choosing a college.
(d) He gave his father an expensive telescope and told him how much he appreciated him.

3. What is prominently displayed in Carine McCandless's home?
(a) All of Chris's track trophies.
(b) A painting she did of her brother, Chris.
(c) Two photographs of her brother, Chris.
(d) A scrapbook of news clippings about Chris.

4. What is significant about the cloth belt Krakauer founds in the bus?
(a) He seemd to have made it to tie up his paperback books.
(b) Chris probably didn't want to ruin the leather belt he had made at Ron Franz's house.
(c) Chris had made it to keep himself busy.
(d) It must have been made when Chris got too thin for his jeans.

5. What connection did Jim Gallien make when he read the article about Chris's death?
(a) The rubber boots the news article mentioned were the ones he'd given Chris.
(b) The empty bag of rice the article said the police found in the bus reminded him of the hitchhiker he'd picked up.
(c) The .22-caliber rifle they found in the bus was the same as the hitchhiker's he'd given a ride to.
(d) Chris was the young hitchhiker he had given a ride to the Stampede Trail.

6. How did Chris travel the 1,000 miles from Laird, Alaska, to Fairbanks?
(a) Jim Gallien gave him a lift.
(b) A truck driver named Gaylord Stuckey picked him up.
(c) He walked most of the way.
(d) Hitchhiking, he got a series of rides.

7. How far did Chris travel on the Stampede Trail before he located the abandoned bus?
(a) Ten miles.
(b) A mile and a half.
(c) Forty miles.
(d) Twenty miles.

8. Who gave Krakauer dinner and a place to sleep in Petersberg?
(a) The captain of a tuna fishing boat.
(b) A kind woman named Kai Sandburn.
(c) A drifter named Jan Buress.
(d) A policeman offered him a jail cell.

9. What evidence does Krakauer find that suggests Chris was ready to re-enter society?
(a) Chris's journal indicated that he was beginning to doubt Thoreau.
(b) Doctor Zhivago, a book Chris was reading, includes that genuine happiness must be shared with one's fellow human beings and Chris had made a note beside that passage.
(c) Chris had written down the names and addresses of everyone who had helped him so he could visit them again.
(d) The graffiti Chris drew on the bus indicated he wanted to see people again.

10. Why does Krakauer think Chris could not excrete poison from his body?
(a) His bowel and urinary sustems had shut down.
(b) He did not have enough white blood cells to fight organisms.
(c) Melted snow water caused him to become severely constipated.
(d) His deteriorated body did not have enough glucose and amino acids to bind with the poisons.

11. What did Billie leave in the bus?
(a) Three heavy blankets.
(b) A down coat and some matches.
(c) A suitcase filled with emergency food supplies.
(d) A set of steel plates and cups.

12. What did Chris do the summer after his sophomore year in college?
(a) He worked in a garage to make money to buy his Datsun.
(b) He took a cross country hike.
(c) He spent the entire summer with his sister, Carine.
(d) He returned to Annandale and wrote a flawless software program.

13. What happened to Billie in July of 1992?
(a) She had a vivid dream of Chris calling her for help.
(b) She had a nervous breakdown.
(c) She was diagnosed with cancer.
(d) She had a dibilitating auto accident.

14. After Chris left home, why didnn't Carine get upset when he won't tell her where he was?
(a) She didn't want to know because she didn't care.
(b) She thought their father would try to bring him home if he knew.
(c) She knew Chris was happy and thought he would come home some day.
(d) She was glad he was gone so she could have his room.

15. At the time of publication of the notice of Chris's death, what problem did the police have?
(a) They had beed unable to get the body out.
(b) They had been unable to identify him.
(c) They did not have forensic labs in that part of Alaska.
(d) They had no response from the public about the body.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of business do Carine and her husband operate?

2. Why did Chris write in his journal that he had found the Magic Bus?

3. Racing against a storm, Krakauer reaches the summit of the Thumb. How does he describe it?

4. What is significant about August 5?

5. What emotional experience disturbed Chris while he is staying in the bus?

(see the answer keys)

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