On the Beach Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is in command on the USS Scorpion?
(a) Captain John Smith
(b) Commander Dwight Towers
(c) Lieutenant Commander Darrel Towers
(d) Admiral John Osbourne

2. How did the war escalate?
(a) other countries seeing a chance to gain territory
(b) no one really knows
(c) when Japan joined the conflict
(d) the nuclear fallout began affecting other countries

3. Why is there a shortage of fuel?
(a) only the military has access to reserves
(b) it all used to come from the Northern hemisphere
(c) the reserves have all been contaminated
(d) the oil pipelines were all blown up

4. What does Moira say about the way people are going on with their lives?
(a) she's not brave enough to do that
(b) keeping busy helps everyone prepare
(c) that's the way Australians are
(d) no one believes the end will come

5. What does the USS Scorpion find when it emerges near Queensland?
(a) a derelict tanker
(b) a fishing boat
(c) an abandoned ferry
(d) a rubber raft

Short Answer Questions

1. What is John's uncle doing that he had given up for health reasons?

2. What does Mary do to protect the baby from the measles?

3. Although radiation has reached Townsville, northern Australia, what is the situation?

4. How long as it been since Peter had an assignment?

5. What has happened at the outset of the novel?

(see the answer key)

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