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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7, To the South Sea Islands.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. After missing the first island, the Kon-Tiki sails toward which island?
(a) Raroia
(b) Fangahina
(c) Angatau
(d) Takume

2. Where does Heyerdahl get a room?
(a) Homeless shelter
(b) Carl's house
(c) Norwegian Sailor's Home
(d) YMCA

3. What event interrupted Heyerdahl's research?
(a) World War I
(b) Assassination of JFK
(c) World War II
(d) Stock market crash

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

5. Who accompanies Heyerdahl on the trip?
(a) Wilhelm
(b) Herman
(c) Otto
(d) Carl

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the old man that tells the history of the region?

2. What is the distance that the squid are able to travel when pursued?

3. The pilot fish remind the crew of what animal?

4. A snake mackerel resembles what other sea creature?

5. What does the inside of the cabin smell like?

(see the answer key)

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