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

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. Remembering a conversation with his _________ helps Callahan to maintain a more stoic demeanor on his boat.
(a) Mother.
(b) Father.
(c) Brother.
(d) Sister.

2. Callahan tries to keep his own spirits up by distracting himself with _______ and daydreams.
(a) Reading.
(b) Singing.
(c) Jokes.
(d) Poems.

3. Once the temperatures have turned warm, Callahan has no more fears of ___________ taking hold at night.
(a) Hypothermia.
(b) Bad dreams.
(c) Insomnia.
(d) Sharks.

4. Which of the tubes in the life raft begins to deflate as a result of the fish's actions on the side of the boat?
(a) Aft.
(b) Upper.
(c) Starboard.
(d) Lower.

5. What does Callahan use in the hope that he might be found and rescued by its beacon?
(a) EPRIB.
(b) A flare gun.
(c) An SOS flag.
(d) A bright sail.

Short Answer Questions

1. The __________ keeps slumping over, causing Callahan to have to blow it up every ten or fifteen minutes.

2. What jumps into Callahan's raft and he tries to use it for bait, though it is unsuccessful?

3. What doesn't the Italian vessel respond to when Callahan passes it during the course of the race?

4. In order to handle the fish which continue to batter his ship, Callahan refines his ___________ technique.

5. Callahan considers ___________ but decides instead to get started on his journey across the water.

(see the answer key)

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