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.

Why is the arrival of Chase, Lawrence, and Nickerson in Nantucket unexpected in Chapter 13? (from Chapter 13)

2.

How long does the crew of the Essex remain by the wrecked ship? (from Chapter 6)

3.

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

4.

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

5.

After being rescued by the Dauphin, how many captains join Pollard for dinner at the end of Chapter 12? (from Chapter 12)

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