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

2. What does Callahan almost miss while he is distracted by the memories playing out in his mind?
(a) The Coast Guard.
(b) A shark.
(c) A freighter.
(d) His still falling into the sea.

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

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

5. What does Callahan use in order to try to fix the breach in the life raft as caused by the fish?
(a) Tape.
(b) A shoe.
(c) Foam.
(d) Sponge.

Short Answer Questions

1. On what date so the storms come up, causing Callahan to think he might not reach his destination on his desired schedule?

2. How many pounds of meat are hanging inside the canopy to dry out to be eaten at a later time?

3. 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?

4. What does Callahan wake to find in his boat when he decides to get some sleep during the storm?

5. What does Callahan think he hears when he is resting beneath the canopy of his boat?

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