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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the old man that tells the history of the region?
(a) Tei Tutua
(b) Knutson
(c) King Kemah Mahe
(d) Cari

2. How long are the nearly invisible visitors?
(a) 3 fathoms
(b) 7 fathoms
(c) 9 fathoms
(d) 5 fathoms

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

4. Which is NOT a danger the men face on the trip?
(a) Mud
(b) Bandits
(c) Rain
(d) Kidnappers

5. What is another name for the people of this region?
(a) Americans
(b) Filipinos
(c) Danish
(d) Polynesians

6. Who was considered to be the original, a founder of the inhabitants on the Pacific Islands?
(a) Cari Tiki
(b) Ilda Tiki
(c) Rikki Tiki
(d) Sun Tiki

7. Where does the current threaten to push the raft?
(a) Galapagos Islands
(b) Bermuda Triangle
(c) Whirlpool
(d) Coral reef system

8. What month does the Kon-Tiki set out to sea?
(a) December
(b) February
(c) April
(d) May

9. On which island does Heyerdahl land?
(a) Fiji
(b) Guayaquil
(c) Tahiti
(d) Bermuda

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

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

12. How long is a crew member's typical shift?
(a) 2 hours
(b) 3 hours
(c) 6 hours
(d) 10 hours

13. Who arranges to find the first tree?
(a) Agurto
(b) Manuel
(c) Federico
(d) Angelo

14. Herman suffers an injury to what body part?
(a) Foot
(b) Back
(c) Arm
(d) Neck

15. What is the estimated date on which people first arrived on the islands?
(a) 200 B.C.
(b) 1100 A.D.
(c) 100 A.D.
(d) 500 A.D.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Nieto learn about Heyerdahl's journey?

2. Who is Peter Freuchen?

3. What event interrupted Heyerdahl's research?

4. What percent chance does the friend say Heyerdahl has of making the trip?

5. What idea begins to develop in Heyerdahl's imagination?

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