Into The Wild Book! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Have you had the time to read into the wild book by Jon Krakauer? The book is ideal for someone who wants to polish their English vocabulary, grammatical skills. If you have indeed read the book, this quiz is based on chapters ten to thirteen. Give it a try and see just how much you remember from these chapters. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who confirms the identity and relays the tragic news of Chris's death to Walt and Billy?

    • A.

      Chris's half brother, Sam McCandless

    • B.

      Chris's sister, Carine McCandless

    • C.

      Wayne Westerberg

    • D.

      Jim Gallien

    Correct Answer
    A. Chris's half brother, Sam McCandless
    Explanation
    Sam McCandless confirms the identity and relays the tragic news of Chris's death to Walt and Billy. This suggests that Sam was the one who discovered Chris's body or received the news of his death and took on the responsibility of informing their family. As Chris's half brother, Sam likely had a close relationship with him and was therefore entrusted with this difficult task.

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  • 2. 

    Walt worked for ________ before he started a consulting firm with Billie.

    • A.

      IBM

    • B.

      Xeorox

    • C.

      NCR

    • D.

      NASA

    Correct Answer
    D. NASA
    Explanation
    Walt worked for NASA before he started a consulting firm with Billie.

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  • 3. 

    How did McCandless earn money to buy his yellow Datsun?

    • A.

      Worked at McDonald's

    • B.

      Worked a newspaper route

    • C.

      Sold construction services for a local contractor

    • D.

      Walked dogs in the neighborhood

    Correct Answer
    C. Sold construction services for a local contractor
    Explanation
    McCandless earned money to buy his yellow Datsun by selling construction services for a local contractor. This means that he worked for the contractor and offered his services in construction, which allowed him to earn money.

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  • 4. 

    What birthday gift did Chris give Walt prior to taking his cross country road trip in Chapter 12?

    • A.

      CB radio

    • B.

      Camera

    • C.

      Telescope

    • D.

      BBQ utensils

    Correct Answer
    C. Telescope
    Explanation
    In Chapter 12, Chris gave Walt a telescope as a birthday gift before embarking on his cross country road trip. This implies that Chris wanted Walt to have a gift that would enhance his stargazing experience while he was away. A telescope is a thoughtful present, allowing Walt to explore the night sky and indulge in his passion for astronomy even when Chris was not around.

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  • 5. 

    After Chris's return from his cross country trip he is cold and withdrawn toward his family. Why?

    • A.

      Chris learns that his father carried on an affair with Marcia, his ex wife.

    • B.

      Chris learns his father had a son with Marcia, the ex wife.

    • C.

      Chris discovers that his mother carried on an affair with the neighbor, Pat.

    • D.

      Both A and B

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A and B
    Explanation
    After Chris's return from his cross country trip, he becomes cold and withdrawn towards his family because he learns two shocking revelations. First, he discovers that his father had an affair with Marcia, his ex-wife, which indicates a breach of trust and betrayal within the family. Second, Chris also learns that his father had a son with Marcia, which not only reveals a deep secret but also introduces a new family member that Chris was unaware of. These revelations likely cause Chris to feel hurt, angry, and distant from his family, resulting in his cold and withdrawn behavior.

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  • 6. 

    While mourning Chris's death, 

    • A.

      Carine and Billie lose weight

    • B.

      Carine and Billie gain weight

    • C.

      Walt overeats and gains weight

    • D.

      Walt loses weight

    • E.

      Both A and C

    • F.

      Both B and D

    Correct Answer
    E. Both A and C
    Explanation
    The given answer "Both A and C" suggests that both Carine and Billie lose weight (option A) and Walt overeats and gains weight (option C) while mourning Chris's death. This implies that the grieving process affects each person differently, with Carine and Billie experiencing a decrease in appetite and losing weight, while Walt turns to food for comfort and gains weight.

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  • 7. 

    When Carine relives the day she learned of her brother's death, she considers that if "Buck" had been with him, Chris wouldn't have taken as many risks.  Who is "Buck"?

    • A.

      The family dog

    • B.

      The illegitimate son

    • C.

      The neighbor

    • D.

      His best friend from college

    Correct Answer
    A. The family dog
    Explanation
    In the given scenario, Carine is reliving the day she learned about her brother's death and she believes that if "Buck" had been with him, Chris wouldn't have taken as many risks. This suggests that "Buck" is most likely referring to the family dog. Carine believes that if the dog had been with her brother, he would have been more cautious and not engaged in risky behavior.

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