In this passage from "The Damnation of a Canyon," what type of bias is the author displaying? A. His belief in industrialization B. His pro-nature position and attitude C. His disregard for those who can't walk D. His idea that nature should be open to all

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Read the following passage: It is quite true that the flooding of Glen Canyon has opened up to the motorboat explorer parts of side canyons that formerly could be reached only by people able to walk. But the sum total of terrain visible to the eye and touchable by hand and foot has been greatly diminished, not increased. Because of the dam the river is gone, the inner canyon is gone, the best parts of the numerous side canyons are gone all hidden beneath hundreds of feet of polluted water, accumulating silt, and mounting tons of trash. This portion of Glen Canyon and who can estimate how many cubic miles were lost is no longer accessible to anybody. (Except scuba divers.) And this, do not forget, was the most valuable part of Glen Canyon, richest in scenery, archaeology, history, flora and fauna. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon"
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D. The answer is D because the author talks about how the land is no longer touchable to all, instead only those on motorboats and scuba divers. The way he continuously discusses the limitations of the canyon land available for people support the bias.
Question 3 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." What argument is the author of "The Damnation of a Canyon" making? A. Boating down the Colorado River is an experience everyone should have. B. The plant life and wildlife in the Glen Canyon area will someday regenerate on its own. C. The construction of the Glen Canyon Dam destroyed the area's natural habitat. D. Lake Powell provides many people with an opportunity to experience nature firsthand.
B
Question 4 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: Up most of the side canyons, before damnation, there were springs, sometimes flowing streams, waterfalls and plunge pools the kind of marvels you can now find only in such small-scale remnants of Glen Canyon as the Escalante area. In the rich flora of these laterals the larger mammals mule deer, coyote, bobcat, ring-tailed cat, gray fox, kit fox, skunk, badger and others found a home. When the river was dammed almost all of these things were lost. Crowded out or drowned and buried under mud. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" Which phrase has the most negative connotation? A. "rich flora" B. "flowing streams" C. "crowded out" D. "plunge pools"
c
Question 5 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: One should admit at the outset to a certain bias. Indeed I am a "butterfly chaser, googly eyed bleeding heart and wild conservative." I take a dim view of dams; I find it hard to learn to love cement; I am poorly impressed by concrete aggregates and statistics in cubic tons. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" Which of the following statements is directed at readers who disagree with the author's ideas about nature? A. "Indeed I am a 'butterfly chaser, googly-eyed bleeding heart and wild conservative.'" B. "With the renewal of plant life will come the insects, the birds, the lizards and snakes, the mammals." C. "The wilderness will again belong to God, the people and the wild things that call it home." D. "The thickets teemed with songbirds: vireos, warblers, mockingbirds and thrushes."
Question 5 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: One should admit at the outset to a certain bias. Indeed I am a "butterfly chaser, googly eyed bleeding heart and wild conservative." I take a dim view of dams; I find it hard to learn to love cement; I am poorly impressed by concrete aggregates and statistics in cubic tons. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" Which of the following statements is directed at readers who disagree with the author's ideas about nature? A. "Indeed I am a 'butterfly chaser, googly-eyed bleeding heart and wild conservative.'" B. "With the renewal of plant life will come the insects, the birds, the lizards and snakes, the mammals." C. "The wilderness will again belong to God, the people and the wild things that call it home." D. "The thickets teemed with songbirds: vireos, warblers, mockingbirds and thrushes."
a
Question 6 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Which of the following is an example of an ad hominem fallacy? A. "Defenders of the dam argue that the recreational benefits available . . . outweigh the loss of Indian ruins . . ." B. "This argument appeals to the wheelchair ethos of the wealthy, upper-middle-class American slob." C. "Lake Powell, though not a lake, may well be as its defenders assert the most beautiful reservoir in the world." D. "It is often stated that the dam and its reservoir have opened up to the many what was formally restricted to the few . . ."
b
Question 7 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." What kind of tone does the author use in "The Damnation of a Canyon"? A. Hostile but also humorous B. Friendly but also downhearted C. Regretful but also positive D. Sad but also hopeful
b is wrong
but im guessing a ?
Question 8 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Which of the following is an example of the author's use of logos in "The Damnation of a Canyon"? A. The author creates a beautiful picture of the area before the dam was built. B. The author offers definitions of words in order to clarify the terms for the reader. C. The author uses a sarcastic tone to make other arguments sound unreasonable. D. The author explains that he has firsthand experience and is considered an expert.
its not D.
i think a
Question 9 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Which of the following is an example of the author's use of pathos in "The Damnation of a Canyon"? A. "The Glen Canyon float trip was an adventure anyone could enjoy, on his own, for a cost less than that of spending two days and nights in a Page motel." B. "It is often stated that the dam and its reservoir have opened up to the many what was formally restricted to the few, implying in this case that what was once expensive has now been made cheap." C. "It will take a while, but long before it becomes a solid mass of mud Lake Powell ('Jewel of the Colorado') will enjoy a passing fame as the biggest sewage lagoon in the American Southwest." D. "I have had the unique opportunity to observe first hand some of the differences between the environment of a free river and a power-plant reservoir."
Question 9 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Which of the following is an example of the author's use of pathos in "The Damnation of a Canyon"? A. "The Glen Canyon float trip was an adventure anyone could enjoy, on his own, for a cost less than that of spending two days and nights in a Page motel." B. "It is often stated that the dam and its reservoir have opened up to the many what was formally restricted to the few, implying in this case that what was once expensive has now been made cheap." C. "It will take a while, but long before it becomes a solid mass of mud Lake Powell ('Jewel of the Colorado') will enjoy a passing fame as the biggest sewage lagoon in the American Southwest." D. "I have had the unique opportunity to observe first hand some of the differences between the environment of a free river and a power-plant reservoir."
A
Question 10 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." How does the author use ethos in "The Damnation of a Canyon"? A. By using unpleasant words to describe the land after the dam's construction B. By sarcastically making fun of his opponent's arguments C. By making it known that his opinion is based on firsthand experience D. By providing facts about the cost of travel before and after the dam was built
c is correct
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Question 2 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: This argument appeals to the wheelchair ethos of the wealthy, upper-middle-class American slob. If Rainbow Bridge is worth seeing at all, then by God it should be easily, readily, immediately available to everybody with the money to buy a big powerboat. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" What type of logical fallacy does this passage from "The Damnation of a Canyon" contain? A. Slippery slope B. Bandwagon C. Circular D. Ad hominem
correct is D
Question 3 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Which of the following is an example of the author's use of logos in "The Damnation of a Canyon"? A. The author uses a sarcastic tone to make other arguments sound unreasonable. B. The author explains that he has firsthand experience and is considered an expert. C. The author creates a beautiful picture of the area before the dam was built. D. The author offers definitions of words in order to clarify the terms for the reader.
its not B or C
i guess A
Question 4 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: The utter barrenness of the reservoir shoreline recalls by contrast the aspect of things before the dam, when Glen Canyon formed the course of the untamed Colorado. Then we had a wild and flowing river lined by boulder-strewn shores, sandy beaches, thickets of tamarisk and willow, and glades of cottonwoods. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" Which phrase has the most negative connotation? A. "flowing river" B. "untamed Colorado" C. "utter barrenness" D. "thickets of tamarisk"
D is correct
Question 5 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Which of the following is an example of ethos from "The Damnation of a Canyon"? A. "In the rich flora of these laterals the larger mammals mule deer, coyote, bobcat, ring-tailed cat, gray fox, kit fox, skunk, badger and others found a home." B. "Many of the side canyons above the fluctuating waterline are now rendered more difficult, not easier, to get into. This is because the debris brought down into them by desert storms, no longer carried away by the river, must unavoidably build up . . ." C. "Above the river shores were the great recessed alcoves where water seeped from the sandstone, nourishing the semitropical hanging gardens of orchid, ivy and columbine, with their associated swarms of insects and bird life." D. "Having thus seen Glen Canyon both before and after . . . its damnation, I feel that I am in a position to evaluate the transformation of the region caused by construction of the dam."
its D
Question 6 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." What argument is the author of "The Damnation of a Canyon" making? A. Boating down the Colorado River is an experience everyone should have. B. The construction of the Glen Canyon Dam destroyed the area's natural habitat. C. The plant life and wildlife in the Glen Canyon area will someday regenerate on its own. D. Lake Powell provides many people with an opportunity to experience nature firsthand.
it cant be C
The author's argument is when the author is arguing to try to persuade the reader.
A im guessing
Question 7 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: Beaver were common if not abundant: not an evening would pass, in drifting down the river, that we did not see them or at least hear the whack of their flat tails on the water. Above the river shores were the great recessed alcoves where water seeped from the sandstone, nourishing the semitropical hanging gardens of orchid, ivy and columbine, with their associated swarms of insects and bird life. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" Which word has the most positive connotation? A. "common" B. "hanging" C. "recessed" D. "nourishing"
i gussed C
Question 8 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Which of the following is an example of pathos from "The Damnation of a Canyon"? A. "I have had the unique opportunity to observe firsthand some of the differences between the environment of a free river and a power-plant reservoir." B. "One should admit at the outset to a certain bias. Indeed I am a 'butterfly chaser, googly eyed bleeding heart and wild conservative.' " C. "Anyone who has tried to pilot a motorboat through a raft of half-sunken logs and bloated dead cows will have his own thoughts on the accessibility of these waters." D. "Many of the side canyons above the fluctuating waterline are now rendered more difficult, not easier, to get into. This is because the debris brought down into them by desert storms, no longer carried away by the river, must unavoidably build up . . ."
its not b
i think a
why
Question 9 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: It is quite true that the flooding of Glen Canyon has opened up to the motorboat explorer parts of side canyons that formerly could be reached only by people able to walk. But the sum total of terrain visible to the eye and touchable by hand and foot has been greatly diminished, not increased. Because of the dam the river is gone, the inner canyon is gone, the best parts of the numerous side canyons are gone all hidden beneath hundreds of feet of polluted water, accumulating silt, and mounting tons of trash. This portion of Glen Canyon and who can estimate how many cubic miles were lost is no longer accessible to anybody. (Except scuba divers.) And this, do not forget, was the most valuable part of Glen Canyon, richest in scenery, archaeology, history, flora and fauna. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" What is the author's bias in this passage from "The Damnation of a Canyon"? A. He believes more motorboats should be allowed on Lake Powell. B. He believes in the industrialization of historical lands. C. He believes all people should be able to access archaeological sites. D. He believes the environment should be left in its natural state.
reading it would say c or d. leaning more toward d
Question 10 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: One should admit at the outset to a certain bias. Indeed I am a "butterfly chaser, googly-eyed bleeding heart and wild conservative." I take a dim view of dams; I find it hard to learn to love cement; I am poorly impressed by concrete aggregates and statistics in cubic tons. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" What type of audience would most likely think of the author as a "butterfly chaser, googly-eyed bleeding heart and wild conservative"? A. People who think the dam should be dismantled B. People who agree the dam destroyed the area's wildlife C. People who don't agree with the author's ideas about nature D. People who believe the author's ideas are correct
explain
correct answer is C
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Question 1 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: Up most of the side canyons, before damnation, there were springs, sometimes flowing streams, waterfalls and plunge pools the kind of marvels you can now find only in such small-scale remnants of Glen Canyon as the Escalante area. In the rich flora of these laterals the larger mammals mule deer, coyote, bobcat, ring-tailed cat, gray fox, kit fox, skunk, badger and others found a home. When the river was dammed almost all of these things were lost. Crowded out or drowned and buried under mud. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" Which phrase has the most positive connotation? A. "before damnation" B. "rich flora" C. "buried under mud" D. "crowded out"
correct answer is D
Question 2 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: It is quite true that the flooding of Glen Canyon has opened up to the motorboat explorer parts of side canyons that formerly could be reached only by people able to walk. But the sum total of terrain visible to the eye and touchable by hand and foot has been greatly diminished, not increased. Because of the dam the river is gone, the inner canyon is gone, the best parts of the numerous side canyons are gone all hidden beneath hundreds of feet of polluted water, accumulating silt, and mounting tons of trash. This portion of Glen Canyon and who can estimate how many cubic miles were lost is no longer accessible to anybody. (Except scuba divers.) And this, do not forget, was the most valuable part of Glen Canyon, richest in scenery, archaeology, history, flora and fauna. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" What is the author's bias in this passage from "The Damnation of a Canyon"? A. He believes the environment should be left in its natural state. B. He believes all people should be able to access archaeological sites. C. He believes more motorboats should be allowed on Lake Powell. D. He believes in the industrialization of historical lands.
correct is A
Question 3 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." What argument is the author of "The Damnation of a Canyon" making? A. Lake Powell provides many people with an opportunity to experience nature firsthand. B. The plant life and wildlife in the Glen Canyon area will someday regenerate on its own. C. Boating down the Colorado River is an experience everyone should have. D. The construction of the Glen Canyon Dam destroyed the area's natural habitat.
its not B or C
i guess A
well i'll go with A
Question 4 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: Up most of the side canyons, before damnation, there were springs, sometimes flowing streams, waterfalls and plunge pools the kind of marvels you can now find only in such small-scale remnants of Glen Canyon as the Escalante area. In the rich flora of these laterals the larger mammals mule deer, coyote, bobcat, ring-tailed cat, gray fox, kit fox, skunk, badger and others found a home. When the river was dammed almost all of these things were lost. Crowded out or drowned and buried under mud. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" Which phrase has the most negative connotation? A. "rich flora" B. "drowned and buried" C. "kind of marvels" D. "plunge pools"
dude is it a poem or it's context??
poem
hmmm a brain buster :D
i was thinking B ?
Question 5 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: One should admit at the outset to a certain bias. Indeed I am a "butterfly chaser, googly-eyed bleeding heart and wild conservative." I take a dim view of dams; I find it hard to learn to love cement; I am poorly impressed by concrete aggregates and statistics in cubic tons. Edward Abbey, "The Damnation of a Canyon" What type of audience would most likely think of the author as a "butterfly chaser, googly-eyed bleeding heart and wild conservative"? A. People who agree the dam destroyed the area's wildlife B. People who think the dam should be dismantled C. People who believe the author's ideas are correct D. People who don't agree with the author's ideas about nature
yeah B it's simple
People who think the dam should be dismantled is incorrect tho
i had it on my last quiz
me replied of last 4 :)
so we guess d?
for sure
Question 6 of 10 Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Which of the following is an example of an ad hominem fallacy? A. "It is often stated that the dam and its reservoir have opened up to the many what was formally restricted to the few . . ." B. "This argument appeals to the wheelchair ethos of the wealthy, upper-middle-class American slob." C. "Lake Powell, though not a lake, may well be as its defenders assert the most beautiful reservoir in the world." D. "Defenders of the dam argue that the recreational benefits available . . . outweigh the loss of Indian ruins . . ."
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