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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What continues to cause Callahan's ship to be battered about the ocean, not adding to the comfort of Callahan?
(a) Thunder.
(b) Hail.
(c) Sharks.
(d) Gale.

2. The power strap of Callahan's _____________ gun has fallen loose and now sinks below the waves.
(a) Harpoon.
(b) BB.
(c) Ocean.
(d) Fishing.

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

4. What does Callahan use in order to create a makeshift sextant in order to plot his course?
(a) Pencils.
(b) Wire.
(c) Tape.
(d) Rubber bands.

5. What does Callahan lose as the raft begins to swirl around in a circle as he is attempting to navigate?
(a) The solar still.
(b) His sextant.
(c) The map.
(d) Precious time.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Callahan believes that the water traffic will begin to pick up once he gets on the belt between Brazil and __________.

3. With what does Callahan bail out sea water from the boat as he is drifting in the ocean?

4. How many men are supposedly able to fit inside of the life raft Callahan now inhabits?

5. Which is the slowest ocean current that Callahan is following at first, according to his calculations?

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