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. Callahan sees the tragic waste of life and the tragic waste of food as ______________ for the day and the trip.
(a) Reality.
(b) A bad omen.
(c) Sins.
(d) Unnecessary.

2. In order to handle the fish which continue to batter his ship, Callahan refines his ___________ technique.
(a) Drying.
(b) Spearing.
(c) Sailing.
(d) Floating.

3. Few people are hopeful that Callahan is alive back home, causing many to _______________.
(a) Give up the search.
(b) Tell the Coast Guard he is dead.
(c) Look harder.
(d) Sail to find him.

4. Callahan comes to realize that his dreams are dependent on his survival in the ___________ world.
(a) Emotional.
(b) Survival.
(c) Modern.
(d) Physical.

5. 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) Lack of water.
(c) A bacterial infection.
(d) Lack of food.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of fish does Callahan decide would yield more vitamins and minerals than other fish in the area?

2. What is in the triggerfish that Callahan finds, which adds to the nutrition he is able to enjoy?

3. What is polluting the water which is being captured in the solar still, according to Callahan's observations?

4. What kind of storms are raging in the Atlantic before the start of the trans-Atlantic race?

5. Callahan is grateful that he will benefit from the unfortunate experiences of others, but fears his _________ may not be enough.

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