On the Beach Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How long as it been since Peter had an assignment?
(a) a year
(b) seventeen months
(c) a year and a half
(d) seven months

2. What does Peter do as the sub returns to Melbourne?
(a) goes to by presents for Mary and Jennifer
(b) calls Moira to let her know Dwight is back
(c) invites Dwight back to his home
(d) resigns his commission

3. Why does Moira think going to school is ridiculous?
(a) she never liked going to school
(b) there are no jobs anymore
(c) there will be no time to use what she learns
(d) she is too old to learn

4. What does Dwight announce for their next voyage?
(a) looking for underwater places to build a city
(b) looking for inhabitable places in the Arctic
(c) putting a man ashore in protective clothing
(d) sailing completely around the world

5. How does Moira's father say he wants to go when the time comes?
(a) shoot himself in the head
(b) on the veranda with a drink or in his own bed
(c) out in the meadow with his wife
(d) taking a suicide pill

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Peter not take the car to Melbourne?

2. What does Dwight tell Moira about a submarine scouting trip up the east coast of America?

3. What does John Osbourne calculate were dropped during the war?

4. What is John Osbourne's estimate of how long they have to live?

5. How does Peter get to town and to the local farmer for milk?

(see the answer key)

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