The Lost City of Z Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

David Grann
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part One - Chapters 1-5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the name of the company that owned the SS Vauban?
(a) Arkona Group.
(b) Cie Maritime Belge.
(c) Lamport & Holt.
(d) Hain Steamship Company.

2. How old was Fawcett's father when he died?
(a) 61.
(b) 45.
(c) 70.
(d) 56.

3. How deep is the Amazon River in some places?
(a) 245 feet.
(b) 80 feet.
(c) 300 feet.
(d) 15 feet.

4. In Chapter 5, when did Grann visit the Royal Geographical Society?
(a) 2004.
(b) 2006.
(c) 2005.
(d) 2007.

5. In Chapter 4, how old was Fawcett when he was sent to the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich?
(a) 20.
(b) 17.
(c) 18.
(d) 19.

Short Answer Questions

1. When did the Royal Geographical Society award him with a gold medal for his contributions to mapping South America?

2. When were Fawcett and Nina married?

3. When did members of the nomadic Nukak-Maku tribe emerge from the Amazon in Colombia and announce that they were ready to join the modern world?

4. In Chapter 1, what occupation did Jack Fawcett wish to pursue after he returned from the expedition to Z?

5. How tall was Fawcett?

(see the answer key)

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