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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. What does the crew of the Dauntless do when the Pole Star gets snagged on some rocks?
(a) Takes the small boats over and boards it.
(b) Demands the release of Nita and then they will be rescued.
(c) Waits to see if the captain surrenders.
(d) Starts shooting with their laser cannons.
2. What does Captain Candless hand Nailer?
(a) A knife.
(b) A pistol.
(c) Some money.
(d) A letter.
3. To what ship does Tool say Nita has been taken?
(a) The Pole Star.
(b) The Sunbeam.
(c) The Dauntless.
(d) The Ray.
4. Why doesn't Captain Candless believe it is the ship whose name Tool recognizes?
(a) That ship is supposed to be in Russia.
(b) That ship is supposed to be in South America.
(c) That ship is supposed to be in Japan.
(d) That ship is supposed to be in dry dock.
5. What does Nailer think about as he is creeping toward Blue Eyes?
(a) All the violence he has seen in his young life.
(b) All the love he has received from Pima and her mother.
(c) Being free of the island.
(d) Being captive on the island for the rest of his life.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Pyce worry Patel will do?
2. Who does Nailer bring to be with him?
3. What happens as Tool is walking towards Nita and Nailer?
4. What does Nailer convince Knot to do?
5. Where does Nailer tell Nita to go?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Tool removed from being their guardian?
2. What do they learn from Tool about Nita's kidnapping?
3. What does Nailer realize about those on board the Pole Star, and what is his final thought about it?
4. What does Nailer do after Richard passes out of sight and why does Nita not seem too worried?
5. What happens between Nailer and his father in the engine room?
6. Describe Nailer's search for Nita.
7. Describe the initial boarding of the Pole Star by the Dauntless crew.
8. Where does Nita say they need to go and why will that be difficult?
9. What does Captain Candless do after hearing Nailer's story?
10. What does Nailer learn about Nita's would-be rescuers?
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