Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

Steven Callahan
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Twice to Hell and Back.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. From where does Callahan begin his adventure to the other side of the ocean on January 29th?
(a) Canaries.
(b) Sicily.
(c) Greece.
(d) Madrid.

2. Why doesn't anyone on the freighter that Callahan spots see that he is signaling them to see him?
(a) He's not been reported missing.
(b) It is moving too quickly.
(c) No one is on deck.
(d) His flare gun doesn't work.

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

4. What does Callahan lay down in order to protect his raft from further damage as he is fishing for food?
(a) The canopy top.
(b) His sleeping bag.
(c) Sailcloth.
(d) A tarp.

5. Callahan realizes that his survival depends on his ability to make fresh _____________.
(a) Food.
(b) Salads.
(c) Water.
(d) Bandages.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What proves to be troublesome as Callahan continues on his journey of survival on the raft?

3. What has caused all of the sores and boils on Callahan's body as he has been sitting in his life raft?

4. What is in the soup of rainwater that gives Callahan something new and different to eat in his diet?

5. When does Callahan hope to reach his destination on his journey across the ocean?

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