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 is worried about his _______________, so he decides to do some yoga to see if that helps him at all.
(a) Flexibility.
(b) Digestive tract.
(c) Muscle weakness.
(d) Mental state.

2. What has caused all of the sores and boils on Callahan's body as he has been sitting in his life raft?
(a) Salt water.
(b) A bacterial infection.
(c) Lack of water.
(d) Lack of food.

3. What does Callahan eat on his birthday in order to have a small celebration?
(a) A piece of bread.
(b) A candy bar.
(c) Salmon.
(d) Can of peanuts.

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

5. What does Callahan improvise with a length of tubing, a part of the blanket, and some twine?
(a) A basket.
(b) A funnel.
(c) A tent.
(d) A signalling device.

Short Answer Questions

1. Callahan realizes it will take him about ________ days to reach the shipping lanes in the ocean.

2. Callahan begins to appreciate how much better suited the local ____________ are to the area.

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. What comes along with the sudden rainfall that Callahan encounters during his journey on the ocean in this section?

5. What is the Dougal Robertson book about, the book which Callahan did bring with him?

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