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. Callahan hopes to be rescued within ________ days at sea, although he knows of stories of sailors who were at sea for many months.
(a) 30.
(b) 20.
(c) 15.
(d) 10.

2. What does Callahan catch, despite his weakness from the vomiting after drinking the water?
(a) Shark.
(b) Seaweed.
(c) Shrimp.
(d) Triggerfish.

3. Callahan begins to dream at night of the ___________ his body lacks as a result of his struggle to survive.
(a) Water.
(b) Emotional connections.
(c) Rescue.
(d) Food.

4. While the new contraption Callahan has made with the gun works, the __________ he catches is almost lost to the water in a struggle.
(a) Shark.
(b) Dolphin.
(c) Dorado.
(d) Triggerfish.

5. After two difficult storms, Callahan declares his absolute _____________ for the lifestyle he is living in the boat.
(a) Love.
(b) Enjoyment.
(c) Sadness.
(d) Hatred.

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. How much faster can the raft go when Callahan takes the action he does as described in #52?

4. What does Callahan eat on his birthday in order to have a small celebration?

5. What has become a frozen lump of rust, not very effective for signalling to passing ships?

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