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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Heyerdahl believes the islands are connected to what country?
(a) Peru
(b) Venezuela
(c) Cuba
(d) Chile

2. What is the name of the chief god of the white men?
(a) Ilda Tiki
(b) Cari Tiki
(c) Kon Tiki
(d) Rikki Tiki

3. Who rejects Heyerdahl's manuscript?
(a) Herman
(b) Wilhelm
(c) Bjorn
(d) Carl

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

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

6. Heyerdahl attends a lecture regarding what topic?
(a) Navigation techniques
(b) Expedition equipment
(c) Cartography
(d) Radar training

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

8. What breaks at the beginning of the trip?
(a) Radio
(b) Tug lines
(c) Herman's leg
(d) Mast

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

10. What is the profession of Reveredo?
(a) Ambassador
(b) Peddler
(c) Interpreter
(d) Secretary

11. By whom were the white men massacred?
(a) Chief Cari
(b) Kon Tiki
(c) Illa Tiki
(d) Munthe-Kaas

12. The naval experts were wrong about the longevity of what item?
(a) Food supply
(b) Sails
(c) Ropes
(d) Tempers

13. What poisonous creatures battle in the bungalow?
(a) Rattlesnakes
(b) Black widows
(c) Scorpions
(d) Stingrays

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

15. Who accompanied Heyerdahl on the expedition?
(a) Herman
(b) His wife
(c) Peter
(d) Tei Tetua

Short Answer Questions

1. What language was the translator required to speak?

2. What is thrown at the whale shark?

3. What/Who is Latacunga?

4. Who was able to escape from the massacre?

5. What is another name for the people of this region?

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