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

Nathaniel Philbrick
This Study Guide consists of approximately 50 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of In the Heart of the Sea.

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What do the men do in order to prevent water from splashing over the edges of the remaining boats? (from Chapter 6)

2.

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

3.

Whose ideas is it to repair the bottom of the boat by holding a hatchet against the plank from underwater? (from Chapter 8)

4.

What day does Richard Peterson choose to die? (from Chapter 10)

5.

In what direction does the wind shift, allowing the boats to sail towards Peru? (from Chapter 7)

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