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Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea Test | Final Test - Hard

Steven Callahan
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Callahan decide to use in order to fix up the hole that continues to blow out in his boat?



2. Callahan decides that mankind is his ____________ and that he wants to live, even though he is in a terrible position.



3. What does Callahan drape on the top of his boat in order to help it dry out and to keep the canopy area cool?



4. The fishermen decide to through their hooks into the water and catch most of the ____________ of Callahan.



5. Callahan imagines that someday his ex-wife might dine upon a __________ which fed upon his corpse.



Essay Topics

Callahan's struggle to survive causes him to react instinctively when things go wrong.

Part 1: Why do you think the brain is able to continue to do things which will support human life?

Part 2: How do you think your body and mind might react if you were suddenly in a survival situation?

Part 3: Why do you think Callahan doesn't always trust in his survival instincts at first?

Callahan is rescued in the end but it seems that his new loss of complete freedom causes him to be frustrated with the world.

Part 1: What freedoms has Callahan lost as a result of being rescued from the sea?

Part 2: Do you think it's reasonable for Callahan to be upset that he can not do anything he wants to do?

Part 3: How do you think you would feel if you were rescued after so many days at sea?

Callahan thinks of his family often, what they are doing, and how they might be thinking of him.

Part 1: Why do you think Callahan continues to think about his family when he is out on the boat?

Part 2: Do you think it's helpful to think about home when you're in a survival situation?

Part 3: How do you think your family might react if you were lost at sea? Why?

(see the answer keys)

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