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. Why are they forbidden to go to Townsville?
(a) the army is going there
(b) there is no docking facility there
(c) there is not enough time to waste there
(d) the people are dying and cannot be helped

2. When had Dwight attended a briefing about the threat of war?
(a) as early as a year ago
(b) the day it started
(c) one month before it broke out
(d) just a week before it started

3. What will happen when the radiation covers the Southern hemisphere?
(a) global warming will cause floods
(b) everyone on Earth will be dead
(c) it will be safe to head north
(d) rabbits and dogs will die first

4. Why does Dwight think forty percent of his crew will not return to the Scorpion?
(a) they cannot stand being submerged
(b) they are tired of useless trips
(c) they want to die on land
(d) they have Australian girlfriends

5. What assignment does Peter receive?
(a) commander of the H.M.A.S Melbourne
(b) paymaster for the Royal Australian Navy
(c) communications officer on the USS Swordfish
(d) liaison officer on the USS Scorpion

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Mr. Davidson think people are not migrating south ahead of the radiation?

2. With whom do Peter and Dwight meet in Melbourne?

3. Where do Lt. Commander Peter Holmes of the Royal Australian Navy, his wife Mary, and baby daughter Jennifer live?

4. What are Peter and Mary doing while Dwight and Moira attend church?

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

(see the answer key)

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