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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 Sophie think, as the wave breaks over her and she is inside the water?
(a) Stay facing up, Sophie.
(b) This is it, Sophie.
(c) Hold that breath, Sophie.
(d) The wave, oh, the wave!
2. Who is the one person who doesn't cry in the midst of the storm?
(d) Uncle Mo.
3. When the winds pick up, what do the sailors do to the mainsail?
(a) They attach it to an additional sail.
(b) They tie it to make it smaller.
(c) They bring it down and replace it with a wind-sail.
(d) They let it out to make it bigger.
4. What does Sophie compare the experience of the wave to?
(a) Being a fish.
(b) Being baptized.
(c) Being in a washing machine.
(d) Being born.
5. What does Uncle Dock injure in the wave?
(a) His arm.
(b) His neck.
(c) His leg.
(d) His back.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of "life insurance" does Sophie imagine getting at the end of Chapter 33?
2. Where does Cody prefer to by during the storm?
3. In the two-person watches at the beginning of the ocean voyages, who is Sophie on duty with?
4. What do the voyagers conclude that the blips they're seeing on their radar are?
5. What do the crew do to practice radio code?
Short Essay Questions
1. What dreams does Cody have about Sophie, after the storms are over?
2. What does Uncle Stew say about the Gulf Stream and the Labrador Current?
3. What are Sophie and Uncle Dock's attitudes toward the autohelm?
4. How does Sophie feel about the ham radio?
5. What happens to Bompie in the story of the swimming hole?
6. How does Sophie describe life on the boat in the turbulent water?
7. What does Mo do after he gets back from the trip?
8. How does Sophie feel about seeing Bompie, as the travelers near their destination?
9. What do Stew and Mo argue about?
10. What does Sophie hear when Cody is actually asking about her harness?
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