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. Heyerdahl's theory revolves around what region?
(a) Pacific Islands
(b) Canary Islands
(c) Java
(d) Norway

2. What is the common tradition of the people of this region?
(a) Weaving
(b) Oral history
(c) Drum circles
(d) Sing-alongs

3. Heyerdahl refers to technologies developed in what time period? What event interrupted Heyerdahl's research? World War II World War I Stock market crash Assassination of JFK Which city does Heyerdahl choose to present his theory? New York Tokyo London Honolulu
(a) Universal Age
(b) Stone Age
(c) Industrial Revolution
(d) Jurassic Age

4. What is one of Heyerdahl's main concerns in planning a route?
(a) Strong currents
(b) Uncharted waters
(c) Trade winds
(d) Difficult navigation

5. What was the name of Heyerdahl's translator?
(a) Salome
(b) Agurto
(c) Havier
(d) Teka

Short Answer Questions

1. Heyerdahl is summoned to which government facility?

2. Which is NOT a danger the men face on the trip?

3. What Lake is mentioned in regard to the story?

4. Who arranges to find the first tree?

5. What is the profession of Reveredo?

(see the answer key)

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