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 does Callahan come across as he is sailing around on April 6th on the ocean?
(a) A deserted island.
(b) A ship.
(c) A sand bar.
(d) A stretch of trash and pollution.

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

3. Callahan begins to appreciate how much better suited the local ____________ are to the area.
(a) Birdlife.
(b) Fish life.
(c) Plant life.
(d) People.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Callahan decides it is his __________ which allows him to survive in the boat and in the world.

2. Why is it too difficult to fish at this point of the journey, according to Callahan?

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

4. What causes damage to the better functioning solar still, further making Callahan upset with his situation?

5. What does Callahan use in the hope that he might be found and rescued by its beacon?

(see the answer key)

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