Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3, To South America.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. From which country was the chief god expelled?
(a) Cuba
(b) Peru
(c) Argentina
(d) Brazil

2. In what increments do the Polynesians recount their history?
(a) 10 years
(b) 50 years
(c) 25 years
(d) 30 years

3. Freuchen rejects new ideas in favor of tried and true equipment such as the:
(a) Paddleboat
(b) Steam engine
(c) Bow and arrow
(d) Kayak

4. What is Heyerdahl's profession?
(a) Microbiologist
(b) Chemist
(c) Zoologist
(d) Anthropologist

5. Who is Peter Freuchen?
(a) A Norwegian ethnologist
(b) A Danish Arctic explorer
(c) A French engineer
(d) A Dutch navigation expert

Short Answer Questions

1. What item does Alvarez give to Heyerdahl?

2. What poisonous creatures battle in the bungalow?

3. If Heyerdahl makes the trip how long should it take?

4. Heyerdahl is summoned to which government facility?

5. What does Heyerdahl require to construct the raft?

(see the answer key)

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