Into the Wild: Chapter 5 Summary


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In Chapter 5 of Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild, why is there a gap in Krakauer's history of Chris' movements?

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1. In Chapter 5 of Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild, what job does Chris find in Bullhead, Arizona?

2. In Chapter 5 of Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild, what problem did Chris' assistant manager at McDonald's have to talk to him about?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet is made up of questions on the contents of Into the Wild's fifth chapter. Using this quiz, you can verify that you didn't miss key events and details from this section of the book. Characters that will be featured include Tracy, Chris, Bob, and Jan.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz goes over the following aspects of Into the Wild:

  • The reason there is a gap in Krakauer's history of Chris' movements
  • What job Chris attains in Bullhead City, Arizona
  • The issue Chris' assistant manager had to discuss with him
  • Tracy
  • Why Chris left Jan and Bob

Skills Practiced

  • Reading Comprehension - ensure that you've drawn important details from the lesson on the fifth chapter of Into the Wild
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read about Chris' motivation in the chapter and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained behind Tracy's relationship to Chris

Additional Learning

To delve into this chapter further, you can review the corresponding lesson titled Into the Wild: Chapter 5 Summary. This lesson consists of the following objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with the timeline of Chris' stay in Bullhead City
  • Know who Charlie was
  • Learn about the campsite called the Slabs