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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. At the end of Chapter 7, what do Brian and Derek find that they set aside to eat later if they have to?
(a) Chickweed.
(b) Spice bush.
(c) Sassafras.
(d) Chokeberries.

2. What does Brian smell when he regains consciousness, in Chapter 11?
(a) Burned plastic.
(b) Burned hair.
(c) Burned clothing.
(d) Burned flesh.

3. What is the last name of the girl Brian dated a few times?
(a) Wyatt.
(b) McGuire.
(c) McKenzie.
(d) Vance.

4. How old is Brian?
(a) 16.
(b) 17.
(c) 15.
(d) 18.

5. What direction do the storms come from at the lake?
(a) South, southwest.
(b) East.
(c) West.
(d) North, northwest.

6. How large is the moon when Brian slips out of their crude lean-to?
(a) Half.
(b) Full.
(c) Silver.
(d) Three quarters.

7. How far is the lake where Derek and Brian are going from the lake where Brian stayed?
(a) About 150 miles.
(b) About 75 miles.
(c) About 100 miles.
(d) About 50 miles.

8. What type of nuts does Brian find, in Chapter 8?
(a) Hickory.
(b) Hazelnuts.
(c) Walnut.
(d) Acorns.

9. What simile does Brian use to describe the greenness of the trees when they land?
(a) Green like a pudding.
(b) Green like a carpet.
(c) Green like a blanket.
(d) Green like a pond.

10. What does Brian try to show Derek when he falls?
(a) Fish.
(b) Flint.
(c) A bear.
(d) A cave.

11. If trouble develops, how long will it take a plane to reach Brian and Derek at the lake?
(a) 6-7 hours.
(b) 3-4 hours.
(c) 2-3 hours.
(d) 4-5 hours.

12. How long did Brian survive in the Canadian woods?
(a) 3 months.
(b) 54 days.
(c) 63 days.
(d) 2 months.

13. What awakens Brian, at the beginning of Chapter 10?
(a) Gun shot.
(b) Wolf.
(c) Thunder.
(d) Mosquitoes.

14. What happens when Brian rolls over to get up, after the lightning strike?
(a) His knee buckles.
(b) His ankle gives way.
(c) His vision blurs.
(d) His chest hurts.

15. When Brian believes that Derek might be dead, where does Brian first touch Derek to find signs of life?
(a) Neck.
(b) Cheek.
(c) Wrist.
(d) Chest.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Brian need to study for school?

2. What type of shirt is Brian wearing when they fly to the wilderness?

3. What color is the trim on the vehicle that Brian's mother drives?

4. What is the first name of the girl Brian met at school and dated a few times?

5. What color does Brian see when the lightning strikes?

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