Into The Wild Quiz: Chapters 8-9

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Into The Wild Quiz: Chapters 8-9

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  • 1. 
    Gene Rossellini. . .
    • A. 

      Experiments living like a Neolithic caveman.

    • B. 

      Meets McCandless in a commune and discourages him to continue on his adventure.

    • C. 

      Inexplicably stabs himself

    • D. 

      Both A & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Which statement below is NOT true regarding John Waterman?
    • A. 

      He is a mountain climber who ascended Mt. McKinley by the age of 16.

    • B. 

      He wrote a book that taught McCandless about the local fauna.

    • C. 

      He lost his sanity.

    • D. 

      Most likely died after falling through a crevasse.

  • 3. 
    All of the following statements are true EXCEPT one about Carl McCunn.  Identify the one false statement.
    • A. 

      He hired a pilot to drop him into the remote Alaskan Bush to camp during the summer.

    • B. 

      He failed to tell the pilot when to return for him.

    • C. 

      He died by starvation.

    • D. 

      He died by suicide.

  • 4. 
    Everett Ruess . . .
    • A. 

      Is a hitchhiker and photographer.

    • B. 

      Pursued beauty throughout the Southwest during the 1930s.

    • C. 

      Disappears and his fate is never known for sure.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Ruess and McCandless remind Krakauer of 
    • A. 

      The Vikings of Normandy

    • B. 

      Nomadic Native American tribes of the Southwest

    • C. 

      Ancient Irish Monks

    • D. 

      None of the above