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 the Epilogue, what year is it when a sperm whale washes up on the beaches of Nantucket? (from Epilogue)

2.

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

3.

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

4.

Whose boat had the least amount of people in it as the crew divides for its trip in Chapter 6? (from Chapter 6)

5.

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

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