Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How long does the big storm last?
(a) 3 days
(b) 5 days
(c) 7 days
(d) 4 days

2. What is the name of the natives' chief?
(a) Agurto
(b) Tupuhoe
(c) Raratonga
(d) Tepiuraiarii

3. The crew learns to use what as a navigation tool?
(a) Centerboards
(b) Birds
(c) Dolphins
(d) Oar

4. The crew realizes that what object no longer matters?
(a) Presence of sharks
(b) Time
(c) Delays in the trip
(d) Losing the dinghy

5. The pilot fish remind the crew of what animal?
(a) Tigers
(b) Ants
(c) Geese
(d) Zebras

6. What is the mysterious feature that exists on Easter Island?
(a) Shipwreck
(b) Caves
(c) Tablets
(d) Statues

7. What is another sign of land?
(a) Cloud
(b) Fire
(c) People
(d) Boats

8. Heyerdahl compares the phosphorescence of the plankton to what object?
(a) Ghosts
(b) Lighthouse
(c) Jewels
(d) Stars

9. What is the plural of octopus?
(a) Octopi
(b) Octuplets
(c) Octopuses
(d) Octopus

10. Who is left behind?
(a) Knut
(b) Torstein
(c) Herman
(d) Erik

11. What are stationed atop of the statues at Easter Island?
(a) Stone birds
(b) Religious symbols
(c) Red rocks
(d) Weights

12. Which sea creature becomes a pet aboard the Kon-Tiki?
(a) Flying fish
(b) Dorado
(c) Crab
(d) Scorpion

13. Which of these is not damaged during the collision?
(a) Decking
(b) Logs
(c) Radio
(d) Ropes

14. The chief asks if Thor has heard of what celebrity/celebrities?
(a) Beatles
(b) Bing Crosby
(c) Rat Pack
(d) Elvis

15. With whom does the crew member try to communicate?
(a) Soldiers
(b) Heyerdahl
(c) Ship's captain
(d) Native chief

Short Answer Questions

1. What language is taught to Herman's parrot?

2. What type of boat is sent to pick up the crew?

3. What causes the raft to get stuck?

4. What word is used to describe the crew?

5. How do the men scare away the small sharks?

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