Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea Quiz | Lesson Plans One Week Quiz A

Steven Callahan
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One Week Quiz A

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Road of Trash.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens to the bottom of the older solar still, even with the many efforts of Callahan to fix it?
(a) Nothing.
(b) It rots clean through.
(c) It goes missing one day.
(d) It is broken off by a shark.

2. Which of the knives has snapped off the end of the spearhead, leaving Callahan with a less than effective instrument?
(a) Butter knife.
(b) Leather knife.
(c) Both knives.
(d) None of the knives has snapped off.

3. Callahan decides it is his __________ which allows him to survive in the boat and in the world.
(a) Reason.
(b) Experience.
(c) Cleverness.
(d) Truth.

4. What does Callahan think he hears when he is resting beneath the canopy of his boat?
(a) Aircraft.
(b) Another boat.
(c) His ex-wife.
(d) God.

5. Callahan realizes it will take him about ________ days to reach the shipping lanes in the ocean.
(a) 22.
(b) 2.
(c) 3.
(d) 14.

Short Answer Questions

1. Callahan tries to keep his own spirits up by distracting himself with _______ and daydreams.

2. Callahan takes great comfort in the idea that if he does not survive, then his ___________ will tell his story.

3. What does Callahan mount on the top of the canopy in order to try to collect any rainwater when the storms come up?

4. Callahan realizes that his survival depends on his ability to make fresh _____________.

5. With the wide range of _____________, only the dawn and the dusk give Callahan any relief during his trip.

(see the answer key)

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