The Open Boat 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. Where did the character in the recalled story die?
(a) America.
(b) Algiers.
(c) Mosquito Inlet.
(d) Italy.

2. Since the four men on the boat have now been seen, what do think they think will surely happen very soon?
(a) Someone will come with a lifeboat.
(b) They will have to swim to shore.
(c) They will die.
(d) Someone will swim out to sea to rescue them.

3. Whose point of view is the entirety of "The Open Boat" told from?
(a) The correspondent.
(b) It alternates between the characters.
(c) The oiler.
(d) The captain.

4. Who orders the sail made again in Part 6?
(a) The cook.
(b) The oiler.
(c) The captain.
(d) The correspondent.

5. In Part 5, who does the correspondent wish would wake up?
(a) The shark.
(b) One of his friends.
(c) The captain.
(d) The cook.

6. Who replaces the correspondent on the rowing seat in Part 6?
(a) The cook.
(b) The oiler.
(c) No one.
(d) The captain.

7. Who says that they may as well head for shore in Part 4?
(a) The correspondent.
(b) The captain.
(c) The cook.
(d) The oiler.

8. What do the men do since they are unable to reach shore safely in Part 4?
(a) Accept their deaths.
(b) Head toward another island.
(c) Head toward shore.
(d) Head out to deeper water.

9. Who is the only person awake at the beginning of Part 6?
(a) The correspondent.
(b) The captain.
(c) The cook.
(d) The oiler.

10. Who wishes for different company near the end of Part 5?
(a) The oiler.
(b) The captain.
(c) The cook.
(d) The correspondent.

11. What is the correspondent doing in Part 5?
(a) Crying.
(b) Rowing.
(c) Eating.
(d) Sleeping.

12. In Part 6, what is the correspondent told to do?
(a) Stop looking at the watchfire.
(b) Take the boat a little further out to sea.
(c) Take a nap.
(d) Switch positions with the oiler.

13. Why are the men unable to reach shore safely in Part 4?
(a) They cannot even see the shore.
(b) They can reach shore safely now.
(c) They are too far away.
(d) The water is too deep.

14. Why is the makeshift sail made again in Part 6?
(a) Because the men are bored and need something to do.
(b) The makeshift sail is not made again.
(c) So that the oiler and the correspondent can sleep at the same time.
(d) So that the oiler and the captain can sleep at the same time.

15. What does the man onshore do?
(a) Shake his head and walk away.
(b) Wave frantically.
(c) Dive into the ocean to help the men.
(d) Point and laugh.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the correspondent show great character in Part 5?

2. When do the men plan to attempt making it to shore in Part 6?

3. What does the correspondent do when he is allowed to stop rowing in Part 6?

4. Why do the men have to take the boat back out to sea in Part 4?

5. Who died in the story recalled in Part 6?

(see the answer keys)

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