Trivia Questions Quiz On Into The Wild! Book

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The quiz below is full of questions from into the wild look. It is designed to see how attentive you were when you read the book and what you got from it. Give the test a try and see if you read the book all over again in case someone has questions for you. All the best and keep a lookout for other quizzes on this book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    McCandless ditches his car that was trapped in a flash flood.  What did he NOT leave behind?

    • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. The photos of his family that he had been carrying
    Explanation
    McCandless did not leave behind the photos of his family that he had been carrying. This suggests that these photos hold great sentimental value to him and he wants to keep them close to him, even in difficult situations like being trapped in a flash flood. The fact that he chose to leave behind other items like loose change, keys, and rice indicates that these items are not as important to him as the photos of his family.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. It became evident that Ernie wouldn't pay McCandless
    Explanation
    It can be inferred that McCandless did not continue working for "Crazy Ernie" because it became evident that Ernie wouldn't pay him. This suggests that there was a lack of trust or financial stability in their working relationship, leading to it not working out.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. The life of hitchhiking and tramping
    Explanation
    Jan Burres and her boyfriend Bob teach McCandless about the life of hitchhiking and tramping. This means that they educate him on the lifestyle of traveling by hitchhiking and living as a tramp, which involves moving from place to place without a fixed home or job. They likely share their experiences, knowledge, and skills related to this way of life with McCandless.

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  • 4. 

    Who did McCandless give his trust fund to?

    • A.

      The Humane Society

    • B.

      OXFAM, (famine relief)

    • C.

      Emory University Alumni Association

    • D.

      UNICEF

    Correct Answer
    B. OXFAM, (famine relief)
    Explanation
    McCandless gave his trust fund to OXFAM, an organization that focuses on famine relief. This suggests that he was passionate about addressing hunger and wanted to contribute to the cause. By choosing OXFAM, McCandless likely believed in their mission and trusted them to effectively use his funds to help those in need during times of famine.

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  • 5. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    F. All of the above
    Explanation
    McCandless was described as resenting wearing socks and shoes, being considered "slow" when working the grill, being responsible but rebellious, and often needing to be told to bathe. This suggests that all of the given statements are true descriptions of McCandless when he worked at McDonald's in Bullhead City.

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  • 6. 

    What did 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

    Correct Answer
    A. A place to live
    Explanation
    Charlie provided McCandless with a place to live. This means that Charlie offered McCandless a place where he could stay and reside, providing him with shelter and accommodation.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Selling used books
    Explanation
    McCandless had the job of selling used books while at the "Slabs."

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. A girl who developed a crush on McCandless
    Explanation
    Tracy is a girl who developed a crush on McCandless. This can be inferred from the given options where the other choices do not provide any information about Tracy's relationship with McCandless.

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