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.

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

3.

How long does it take the whale to revive after the collision before preparing to ram the boat again? (from Chapter 5)

4.

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

5.

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

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