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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.

According to one naval architect, what might have helped the Essex withstand the whale's attack? (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.

When does Pollard avert potential disaster after crashing into the French Frigate Shoals? (from Chapter 14)

5.

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

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