The Cay Chapters 1-10 Quiz

10 Questions  I  By Floydj on December 7, 2011
This is a mid-book test for "The Cay". All questions are multiple choice. Remember to read all questions and each answer choice. Choose the best answer for each question.

  
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1.  Read the following dictionary definitions for the word "jam".  jam (noun) 1.a preserve of whole fruit, slightly crushed, boiled with sugar. 2. (verb) a problem; trouble 3. a crowd or congestion in a confined space. 4. to become stuck, wedged, fixed, blocked, etc. "We were thrown against the cabin door, which the steward had warned us not to lock because it might jam." What is the meaning of "jam" as it is used in the sentence above?
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2.  The author wrote this book mostly to ________________.
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3.  Which line from the book shows that it is written in first person?
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4.  Phillip enjoyed the rain because ___________________________.
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5.  Phillip begins to change his mind about Timothy when ____________________.
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6.  How did Phillip feel about Timothy at the beginning of the book?
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7.  Like silent, hungry sharks that swim in the darkness, the German submarines arrived in the middle of the night. The author uses the simile in this sentence to _________________________.
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8.  From which point of view if The Cay written?
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9.  Which of the following best  states the theme of the book so far?
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10.  Phillip had to help Timothy with the rocks that spelled HELP because _______________.
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