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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 1 Flight.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Mafatu's mother decide to do?
(a) Join the other canoes.
(b) Find a new fishing spot.
(c) Send Mafatu with the other men.
(d) Brave the elements.
2. How does Mafatu's mother respond to the fishermen?
(a) She pays them no attention.
(b) She laughs at them.
(c) She changes her mind and follows them.
(d) She heeds their warning.
3. What does Mafatu's mother finally decide to do?
(a) Continue to fish.
(b) Continue looking for sea urchins.
(c) Head back to shore.
(d) Send Mafatu with the other fishermen.
4. What is it time for the boys to do?
(a) Go to bed.
(b) Prepare for fishing.
(c) Eat a meal.
(d) Say a prayer.
5. Why is Mafatu relegated to the shoreline?
(a) His father worries about him.
(b) There are too many fishermen.
(c) He is perceived to be a bringer of bad luck.
(d) He is not skilled enough to fish.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the current do to their canoe?
2. Who does Mafatu begin to follow?
3. What danger do they survive?
4. How does Mafatu feel about the sea?
5. Into what does he throw "half a dozen green drinking nuts and his fish spear?"
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