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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 do the voyagers conclude that the blips they're seeing on their radar are?
(b) Small boats.
(c) Rain clouds.
(d) Wind funnels.
2. In Dock's story about the little girl, who does the girl go to live with immediately after her parents die?
(a) Her grandfather.
(b) Her uncle.
(c) A foster family.
(d) Her grandmother.
3. What color blanket does the little kid lie down on in the story Sophie tells Cody?
4. Of the GPS, ham radio, and radar, what is still working after the massive wave?
(a) The ham radio and radar.
(b) Only the ham radio.
(c) None of them.
(d) Only the radar.
5. What poem does Dock recite from, when the boat reaches sight of land?
(a) Out of the Rolling Ocean, the Crowd.
(b) The Ocean's Song.
(c) The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
(d) The ocean said to me once.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the two-person watches at the beginning of the ocean voyages, who is Sophie on duty with?
2. Where are Sophie and Cody, when Sophie tell him the story of Bompie at the ocean?
3. What does Sophie compare the experience of the wave to?
4. What does Cody tell his father, as the sail-less boat is whipped by the waves?
5. What does Brian say he felt like when the wave hit?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the significance of the stops the boat makes before setting out to sea?
2. What gift does Cody give his father?
3. What happens in the altercation between Sophie and Brian?
4. What does Cody notice that Sophie does when retelling the story of their journey?
5. What is the weather like, the first night on the open ocean?
6. When everyone is up on deck in the midst of the storm, and Sophie sees them from the helm, what does she see?
7. What settles the argument about where Bompie should live?
8. What quotation from Tennyson does Uncle Dock yell out?
9. In Sophie's story about Bompie and his father, why does Bompie visit his father?
10. What does Sophie hear when Cody is actually asking about her harness?
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