Into The Wild: Chapters 1-3 Reading Quiz

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Into The Wild: Chapters 1-3 Reading Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did Christopher McCandless arrive to the "Stampede Trail"?
    • A. 

      He took a bus that dropped him off at the trail

    • B. 

      He had a backpacking guide lead him the way to the trail

    • C. 

      He hitchhiked his way to the trail

    • D. 

      He took a cab to the trail

  • 2. 
    After discovering the body of Chris McCandless, the intial autopsy revealed that Chris McCandless died most likely as a result from:
    • A. 

      Internal bleeding from a fall

    • B. 

      Food poisoning

    • C. 

      Starvation

    • D. 

      Hyperthermia

  • 3. 
    Chris McCandless changed his name to 
    • A. 

      Alexander Supertramp

    • B. 

      Jim Gallien

    • C. 

      Wayne Westerberg

    • D. 

      Henry David Thoreau

  • 4. 
    Chris McCandless worked in Carthage, South Dakota. . .
    • A. 

      Milking cows

    • B. 

      Herding cattle

    • C. 

      Working in a grain elevator

    • D. 

      Cleaning barns

  • 5. 
    Before leaving Carthage, McCandless gives his employer a gift.  What is it?
    • A. 

      A picture of himself

    • B. 

      A leather belt he made

    • C. 

      A copy of War and Peace

    • D. 

      A travel journal

  • 6. 
    What items did Jim Gallien give to McCandless before he ventures out?
    • A. 

      Toothpaste and toothbrush

    • B. 

      Boots and some food

    • C. 

      A journal and a pen

    • D. 

      A thermos and a can of coffee

  • 7. 
    McCandless's employer in Carthage characterized McCandless as
    • A. 

      One of the laziest people he hired

    • B. 

      One of the hardest working people he hired

    • C. 

      One who never quit in the middle of anything

    • D. 

      One who slept in late and complained while he worked

    • E. 

      Both A and D

    • F. 

      Both B and C

  • 8. 
    While Chris McCandless's parents were not happy about it, they knew of his plans to travel
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Chris McCandless was found dead in an old bus that used to house construction workers when they were working for Yutan Construction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Why did Chris like South Dakota?
    • A. 

      It was rainy

    • B. 

      It reminded him of his parent's home

    • C. 

      No one talked with him

    • D. 

      Life was simple

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