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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Quiz

Nathaniel Philbrick
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

According to one naval architect, what might have helped the Essex withstand the whale's attack? (from Chapter 5)

2.

What do scholars speculate might have caused the whale to attack the Essex? (from Chapter 5)

3.

According to the Epilogue, what year is it when a sperm whale washes up on the beaches of Nantucket? (from Epilogue)

4.

What does the crew on Chase's boat choose to do in order to deal with the unbearable heat in Chapter 8? (from Chapter 8)

5.

How do the other men try to locate Pollard's boat after it disappears? (from Chapter 8)

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