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

Steven Callahan
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Death, Life, A Man Alone, and Epilogue.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The power strap of Callahan's _____________ gun has fallen loose and now sinks below the waves.
(a) Harpoon.
(b) Fishing.
(c) BB.
(d) Ocean.

2. What does Callahan lose as the raft begins to swirl around in a circle as he is attempting to navigate?
(a) The solar still.
(b) His sextant.
(c) Precious time.
(d) The map.

3. What does Callahan come across as he is sailing around on April 6th on the ocean?
(a) A stretch of trash and pollution.
(b) A deserted island.
(c) A ship.
(d) A sand bar.

4. What color is the light by which Callahan eats when he successfully traps another dorado fish?
(a) Red.
(b) Green.
(c) Yellow.
(d) Blue.

5. At dinner, Callahan eats a large amount of ____________ food, surprising everyone with the appetite he has.
(a) Raw.
(b) Indian.
(c) American.
(d) Creole.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who travels with Callahan during his first trip near the Scilly Isles on the way to Penzance?

2. What does Callahan feel are now exposed since he has lost his boat and all of its security?

3. From where does Callahan begin his adventure to the other side of the ocean on January 29th?

4. How many fish is Callahan able to catch, even though he is exhausted by his efforts, though his catch revives him?

5. What does Callahan fear what he will land against when he is finally at the shoreline and near land?

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