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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.

What museum acquires the skeleton of the whale found in the Epilogue? (from Epilogue)

2.

What does Pollard do the night before leaving the island in Chapter 9? (from Chapter 9)

3.

How does Aaron Paddack respond to Pollard's story as Chapter 12 ends? (from Chapter 12)

4.

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

5.

After realizing they are too far south to reach Easter Island, how far away is the next group of islands? (from Chapter 10)

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