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1. What is The Log from the Sea of Cortez?
(a) It is the wood sold out by the expedition party to several cities in Mexico.
(b) It is the journal describing the marino biology expedition carried out by John Steinbeck and his close friend, Ed Ricketts.
(c) It is a seaman's book they found on the Sea of Cortez which contains important information on marine biology.
(d) It is a very special wood found by John Steinbeck and his close friend, Ed Ricketts when they went to Cortez.
2. What is the duration covered by the story?
(a) March 11 to April 20, 1940.
(b) April 11 to May 20, 1940.
(c) April 20, 1940 to March 11, 1941.
(d) March 20 to April 11, 1940.
3. Who are the major characters and the expedition team leaders in the story?
(a) John Steinbeck and Tony Berry.
(b) John Steinbeck and a World War II veteran.
(c) Tony Berry and Ed Ricketts.
(d) John Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts.
4. What are John Steinbeck's lamentations about?
(a) About how short a time he has to do all the things he wants to do.
(b) The lack of information available to him necessary to plan an expedition to the sea.
(c) The weather being unpredictable which makes a sea expedition particularly hard.
(d) The soaring prices of gasoline and labor which he needs for his expedition.
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