In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 13.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. While repairing the Essex's leak, what else do the men gather in Chapter 4?
(a) Iguanas.
(b) Snakes.
(c) Lizards.
(d) Tortoises.

2. How long is it in between whale sightings in Chapter 3?
(a) Several hours.
(b) Several months.
(c) Several weeks.
(d) Several days.

3. When is land finally spotted at the end of Chapter 8?
(a) December 16.
(b) December 19.
(c) December 18.
(d) December 17.

4. After having little luck off the coast of Chile, where does the Essex begin experiencing some success?
(a) Off the coast of Uruguay.
(b) Off the coast of Argentina.
(c) Off the coast of Colombia.
(d) Off the coast of Peru.

5. Whose ideas is it to repair the bottom of the boat by holding a hatchet against the plank from underwater?
(a) Nickerson.
(b) Lawrence.
(c) Pollard.
(d) Chase.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the men do with Cole when he begins ranting incoherently?

2. According to the Preface, what is the primary reason for whale hunting?

3. What do the men on Henderson Island think the gunshot is when it is fired in Chapter 13?

4. How much money does each member of the Constellation give to the recovery of Chase, Nickerson, and Lawrence?

5. Why is it difficult for the men to row in Chapter 8?

(see the answer key)

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