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Steven Callahan
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is in the triggerfish that Callahan finds, which adds to the nutrition he is able to enjoy?
(a) Nothing.
(b) Sea greens.
(c) Bones.
(d) Eggs.

2. What has caused all of the sores and boils on Callahan's body as he has been sitting in his life raft?
(a) Lack of food.
(b) Lack of water.
(c) A bacterial infection.
(d) Salt water.

3. How many pounds of meat are hanging inside the canopy to dry out to be eaten at a later time?
(a) 3.
(b) 15.
(c) 10.
(d) 5.

4. What does Callahan think he hears when he is resting beneath the canopy of his boat?
(a) Another boat.
(b) His ex-wife.
(c) Aircraft.
(d) God.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the boats quickly takes the lead when the trans-Atlantic race finally begins at the start of the book?

2. What gives Callahan barely enough room to sit upright in the raft, let alone stretch out his full body?

3. Callahan becomes _________ at the sight of his lost boat and his lost dream, it seems.

4. With the wide range of _____________, only the dawn and the dusk give Callahan any relief during his trip.

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

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the problem of the choices which Callahan continues to make as he faces the problems of surviving in the boat?

2. What does Mr. Willoughby try to tell Callahan about his dream to sail a boat across the ocean?

3. What has happened to the electrics in the Napoleon Solo, according to the notes of Callahan?

4. How does Callahan get the supplies he needs as he moves to his new location in the life raft?

5. What is one of the signs that the life raft Callahan is using for survival is not holding air as well as it used to?

6. Why does Callahan decide to grab supplies as his ship is going down, aside to aid him in survival?

7. What does Callahan risk when he tries to squeak past the Finisterre during the next stage of the race?

8. What does Callahan begin to document in order to calculate the odds of his own survival?

9. Why is it important for the harpoon gun to have a strap on it, according to Callahan?

10. How long does Callahan calculate it will take the boat to reach the shipping lanes of the ocean?

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