The Open Boat Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Who died in the story recalled in Part 6? (from Part 6)


Why are the men unable to reach shore safely in Part 4? (from Part 4)


Why is it obvious that none of the other life boats have made it back to shore? (from Part 3)


Who uses one oar to paddle and the other as a raft? (from Part 7)


What do the men use as a sail? (from Part 3)

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