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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Of the certified scuba divers in the United States, about how many dove deep for shipwrecks?
(a) 500.
(b) A few hundred.
(c) About two hundred.
(d) 150.

2. During one month in 1940, how many ships were sunk by U-boats?
(a) 66.
(b) 57.
(c) 48.
(d) 75.

3. How much did the bell of the "Andrea Doria" weigh?
(a) 250 lbs.
(b) 150 lbs.
(c) 200 lbs.
(d) 300 lbs.

4. What was the first wreck that Kohler dove?
(a) Oregon.
(b) Resor.
(c) Relief.
(d) San Diego.

5. In the water of the Atlantic, how poor might visibility have been?
(a) 10 inches.
(b) 20 inches.
(c) 15 inches.
(d) 5 inches.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Kohler's first vehicle?

2. Where was Chatterton stationed in 1970?

3. In the 1970s and 1980s, what was the recreational limit suggested by most scuba training organizations?

4. When Chatterton decompressed after viewing the wreck, at what depth did he make his first stop?

5. What did Nagle sell at one time?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why did Chatterton decide to become a medic?

2. How did Nagle learn about a mystery at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean?

3. How did Bielenda get the coordinates for the wreck?

4. What were the sleeping accommodations like on the "Seeker"?

5. What did Frances Kohler do in Feburary of 1975 after she and her husband separated?

6. What were two primary dangers that a deep-shipwreck diver confronted?

7. Why didn't Nagle dive down to the wreck in Chapter 3?

8. What did some of the men do while they waited to return to the wreck?

9. Why did Chatterton decide to issue a press release about the discovery of the U-boat?

10. Why did Nagle want to identify the sub that he and the other divers found?

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