Sailing Alone Around the World 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. The man routinely preached about ______.
(a) The Antichrist.
(b) Sin.
(c) Sloth.
(d) Redemption.

2. Which ocean was Slocum prepared to traverse at this point?
(a) Indian.
(b) Arctic.
(c) Pacific.
(d) Atlantic.

3. How many wise men approached Slocum hoping to learn that the world was really flat?
(a) 3.
(b) 2.
(c) 6.
(d) 5.

4. Which legendary captain is the topic of a lecture delivered by Slocum?
(a) Bligh.
(b) Vasquez.
(c) Magellan.
(d) Cook.

5. On what date did the Spray reach Port Denison?
(a) July 27.
(b) October 3.
(c) May 26.
(d) March 16.

6. What type of celebration did Slocum attend?
(a) Wake.
(b) Coronation.
(c) Christmas party.
(d) Jubilee.

7. What item was named after Slocum?
(a) Ship.
(b) Star.
(c) Flower.
(d) Port.

8. What was the name of the nearby town?
(a) Lancaster.
(b) Bombay.
(c) Perth.
(d) Bowen.

9. Slocum came across a shipwreck which he believed to be caused by which of the following:
(a) Changing currents.
(b) Torn hull.
(c) Ice.
(d) Inability.

10. Who was the man who waxed poetic about Slocum's journey?
(a) Davidson.
(b) Douglas.
(c) Myles.
(d) Cook.

11. The author states that the Pacific is more ______ than any other ocean.
(a) Accommodating.
(b) Boisterous.
(c) Fickle.
(d) Predictable.

12. Who accompanied Slocum on this part of the voyage?
(a) Young.
(b) Foy.
(c) Morton.
(d) Black.

13. Slocum talks about the unusual "rain of ____."
(a) Sand.
(b) Fear.
(c) Death.
(d) Blood.

14. What was the name of the college the teachers represented?
(a) New Guinea.
(b) Harvard.
(c) Papauta.
(d) Tarawa.

15. What was the first name of the late princess?
(a) Susan.
(b) Margaret.
(c) Beatrix.
(d) Anne.

Short Answer Questions

1. What gift did the islanders give to Slocum?

2. What word did Slocum use to describe Keeling Cocos?

3. Slocum was bound to stay on the island as the only _____ representative.

4. How many head teachers were greeted by Slocum?

5. How long did Slocum stay in that particular port?

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