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