Into The Wild: Chapters 16-18 & Epilogue

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Into The Wild: Chapters 16-18 & Epilogue

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When Alex catches a ride with Gaylord Stuckey to Fairbanks, Alex expresses 
    • A. 

      His opinion about the government and its corruption

    • B. 

      His desire to return home and plans for a reconciliation with the family

    • C. 

      His father’s past infidelities and his excitement about living alone in the woods

    • D. 

      His fondness for his college days and reminisces about the past

  • 2. 
    Gaylord Stuckey warns McCandless that
    • A. 

      The snow is still thick

    • B. 

      There will be few plants and berries to eat

    • C. 

      If he doesn't find the "magic bus," he could be doomed

    • D. 

      A storm front is approaching quickly

    • E. 

      Both a and b

    • F. 

      Both a and c

  • 3. 
    One of the purchases McCandless makes prior to entering the forest
    • A. 

      A backpacker's stove

    • B. 

      A diary

    • C. 

      The latest guide to survival in the Alaskan bush

    • D. 

      A guide to edible plants

  • 4. 
    At one point, McCandless ventures west away from the forest, but turns around because
    • A. 

      He doesn't have the right clothing to trek in that direction

    • B. 

      He gets bogged down by the terrain’s thawing muck

    • C. 

      He forgets the map

    • D. 

      He forgets the compass

  • 5. 
    In June,  McCandless shoots a moose. He feels
    • A. 

      Proud at first

    • B. 

      Regretful

    • C. 

      Traumatized

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Chris is unable to cross the Teklenika river because
    • A. 

      The water is too high from melting snow

    • B. 

      He doesn't know the way to get back to the river

    • C. 

      His boots drag him down

    • D. 

      He cannot swim

  • 7. 
    Krakauer searches for the magic bus in chapter 17.  He and his two friends discover a _________ which helps them to cross the Teklanika river
    • A. 

      Bridge

    • B. 

      A trail around the river

    • C. 

      A zipline

    • D. 

      A low point in the river

  • 8. 
    If McCandless had a _________, he may have lived.
    • A. 

      Detailed map of the area

    • B. 

      Bottle of aspirin

    • C. 

      Bottle of antacid

    • D. 

      Pair of boots that fit right

  • 9. 
    Krakauer is reminded of British explorer, Sir John Franklin, 
    • A. 

      Who lived through the harshest of conditions

    • B. 

      Whose arrogance in the face of harsh conditions led to the demise of 140 souls

    • C. 

      Who was a map maker pioneer

    • D. 

      Who worked tirelessly along the side of Krakauer reconstructing the McCandless trip

  • 10. 
    Krakauer and his friends talk late into the night about McCandless, but refuse 
    • A. 

      Eat anything

    • B. 

      Talk ill of the dead

    • C. 

      To drink any alcohol

    • D. 

      To sleep in the bus

  • 11. 
    Krakauer assumes that the potato seeds were mistaken for
    • A. 

      Hemlock

    • B. 

      A poison berry

    • C. 

      A sweet pea plant

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Krakauer concludes through after much scientific study that 
    • A. 

      The potato seeds were not toxic

    • B. 

      McCandless indeed ate the Sweet Pea plant by mistake

    • C. 

      The potato seeds were laced by mold which caused a poisoning

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    In the end, Chris was unable to 
    • A. 

      See

    • B. 

      Hear

    • C. 

      See and hear

    • D. 

      Walk

  • 14. 
    Walt and Billie accompany Krakauer to the bus in order to 
    • A. 

      Take pictures of the landscape

    • B. 

      Create a memorial

    • C. 

      put up warning signs about edible plants

    • D. 

      Verify Krakauer's theories.

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