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. While Callahan appreciates the simple __________ of the natural world, he still yearns to be rescued from his condition.
(a) Activities.
(b) Pleasures.
(c) Beauty.
(d) Foods.

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

3. How often does Callahan need to pump air into the the lower tube of the raft since the fix didn't work?
(a) Every 30 minutes.
(b) He doesn't.
(c) Every single minute.
(d) Every 10 minutes.

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

5. Why is it too difficult to fish at this point of the journey, according to Callahan?
(a) The nets are broken.
(b) The spear isn't working.
(c) The fish are gone.
(d) The seas are rough.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Callahan scramble to collect when there is a sudden rainfall on his boat?

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

3. What does Callahan catch, despite his weakness from the vomiting after drinking the water?

4. While the new contraption Callahan has made with the gun works, the __________ he catches is almost lost to the water in a struggle.

5. When Callahan finds a strange mass in the ocean, he dines on the small __________ and shrimp which are located there.

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