Multiple Choice Questions
This section contains 180 multiple choice questions about The Old Man and the Sea. Multiple choice questions test a student's recall and understanding of the text. Use these questions for chapter quizzes, homework assignments or tests. Jump to the quiz/homework section for the multiple choice worksheets.
Multiple Choice - Detailed Summary & Analysis
1. How long had Santiago gone without catching a fish?
a) 87 days.
b) 1 year.
c) 6 months.
d) 84 days.
2. What is the meaning of salao?
a) The champion.
b) A greeting.
c) Extreme bad luck.
d) A small room.
3. Why does the boy stop fishing with Santiago?
a) His parents force him to go with a lucky boat.
b) His parents think Santiago's boat is unsafe.
c) His parents think Santiago has bad character.
d) His parents do not want him to go to sea.
4. Even though the boy...
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