Trivia Quiz: Into The Wild

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Trivia Quiz: Into The Wild

Below is a trivia Quiz on Into the Wild book. In the book, we got to meet Christopher McCandless, who gave up all his belongings and set out across America trying to learn what it has to offer. His journey is not smooth, but it is full of some well-needed lessons. See how well you remember the book by taking this quiz.


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  • 1. 
    McCandless ditches his car that was trapped in a flash flood.  Then what was the thing that he carried with himself? 
    • A. 

      The photos of his family that he had been carrying

    • B. 

      $4.93 in loose change

    • C. 

      The keys

    • D. 

      Twenty-five pounds of rice

  • 2. 
    McCandless worked for "Crazy Ernie" for a short time.  Why didn't it work out?
    • A. 

      McCandless stole from Ernie

    • B. 

      McCandless was unreliable

    • C. 

      It became evident that Ernie wouldn't pay McCandless

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Jan Burres and her boyfriend Bob teach McCandless. . . 
    • A. 

      How to swim

    • B. 

      The life of hitchhiking and tramping

    • C. 

      How to open a can without a can opener

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    How was McCandless described when working at McDonald's, Bullhead City?
    • A. 

      He resented wearing socks and shoes

    • B. 

      He was considered "slow" when working the grill

    • C. 

      Responsible but rebellious

    • D. 

      He often needed to bathe and had to be told to do so

    • E. 

      None of the above

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What did the Charlie provide for McCandless?
    • A. 

      A place to live

    • B. 

      A place to work

    • C. 

      A place to store his car

    • D. 

      A place to plan his trips

  • 6. 
    Who did McCandless give his trust fund to?
    • A. 

      The Humane Society

    • B. 

      OXFAM, (famine relief)

    • C. 

      Emory University Alumni Association

    • D. 

      UNICEF

  • 7. 
    While at the "Slabs," what "job" did McCandless have?
    • A. 

      Washing dishes at the community kitchen

    • B. 

      Watching his neighbor's children

    • C. 

      Selling homemade leather belts

    • D. 

      Selling used books

  • 8. 
    Tracy is
    • A. 

      The city he traveled to next

    • B. 

      The name of his mother

    • C. 

      A girl who developed a crush on McCandless

    • D. 

      The name printed on the passing semi-truck that almost hit him