Hatchet Quiz Chapters 15 & 16

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Hatchet Quiz Chapters 15 & 16

  
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  • 1. 
    Brian knew how many days he has been in the Canadian wilderness by __________.
    • A. 

      Making a mark for each day on the stone near the door to his shelter

    • B. 

      By dropping rocks into a bag he hung up on a nearby tree

    • C. 

      By piling up sticks, one for each day

    • D. 

      By his watch that tells the date


  • 2. 
    Brian knew he couldn't catch the small rabbits or squirrels because they were too fast, but he thought he could hit a ___________ with an arrow or a spear.
    • A. 

      Buck

    • B. 

      Larger rabbit

    • C. 

      Bear

    • D. 

      Moose


  • 3. 
    Why did Brian get frustrated with the foolbirds? 
    • A. 

      Brian thought they tasted terrible after working so hard to catch one.

    • B. 

      Brian thought they would taste like chicken, but they didn’t.

    • C. 

      Brian could be right beside one and not see it.

    • D. 

      Brian thought they were too much trouble for such a small amount of meat.


  • 4. 
    Brian discovered the secret to catching a foolbird was to ____________.
    • A. 

      Listen for the chirping sound it made

    • B. 

      Look for softness of feathers

    • C. 

      Look for the correct brown color of the bird

    • D. 

      Look for the pear-shaped body


  • 5. 
    Brian cooked the foolbird by ____________.
    • A. 

      Wrapping it in leaves and placing it in the fire

    • B. 

      Steaming it on a hot rock

    • C. 

      Putting it in a pot mixed with raspberries

    • D. 

      Placing it over the fire on a Y-shaped stick


  • 6. 
    What does Brian eat? 
    • A. 

      Frogs, fish, and birds

    • B. 

      Skunk, fish, and squirrels

    • C. 

      Fish, foolbirds, and rabbits

    • D. 

      Opossums, fish, and worms


  • 7. 
    Brian was able to move close to the foolbirds by _____________.
    • A. 

      Moving just a little at a time then freezing for a moment

    • B. 

      Moving towards it at an angle so that it seemed he was moving off to the side

    • C. 

      Sliding on his stomach


  • 8. 
    While washing the foolbird in the lake, Brian was attacked by a ____________.
    • A. 

      Fox

    • B. 

      Falcon

    • C. 

      Caribou

    • D. 

      Moose


  • 9. 
    Brian escaped the insane animal by ___________.
    • A. 

      Playing injured and dead

    • B. 

      Yelling and screaming

    • C. 

      Shooting it with arrows

    • D. 

      Throwing sand in its face


  • 10. 
    The roaring sound of ______________ awakened Brian.
    • A. 

      A tornado

    • B. 

      An airplane

    • C. 

      A swarm of bees

    • D. 

      Two bears fighting


  • 11. 
    Why could Brian not sleep after the storm?
    • A. 

      Brian was cold and wet.

    • B. 

      The mosquitoes wouldn’t leave Brian alone.

    • C. 

      Brian was afraid.

    • D. 

      The hail had bruised Brian’s back and it hurt when he laid down.


  • 12. 
    Brian lost everything during the storm; however he felt different now than when he first came to this area because now __________.
    • A. 

      He was too afraid to sleep

    • B. 

      He was tough in the head

    • C. 

      He didn't think he would be able to start all over without supplies


  • 13. 
    After the sun came up Brian noticed ____________ was sticking up in the lake.
    • A. 

      The airplane

    • B. 

      Brian’s bow

    • C. 

      A dead moose

    • D. 

      The logs from the side of his shelter


  • 14. 
    How did Brian feel about the pilot?
    • A. 

      Sad, he wanted him to have rest.

    • B. 

      Glad, he was the one at the bottom of the lake instead of Brian.


  • 15. 
    Which sequence best describes the order of events in Chapters 15 - 16? 1) The mosquitoes wouldn't leave Brian alone. 2) A tornado torn up Brian's home. 3) Brian was attacked by a moose. 4) Brian spotted the tail of the plane sticking up out of the lake. 5) Brian was able to catch a foolbird.
    • A. 

      5, 3, 2, 1, 4

    • B. 

      5, 1, 4, 2, 3

    • C. 

      5, 1, 2, 4, 3

    • D. 

      5, 4, 3, 2, 1


  • 16. 
    Come on, he thought, baring his teeth in the darkness-come on. Is that the best you can do? Is that all you can hit me with-a moose and a tornado? Based on this passage from Hatchet one can conclude __________.
    • A. 

      Brian wishes he had harder challenges to face

    • B. 

      Brian has come across another human he can talk to

    • C. 

      Brian will give up and no longer try to live in the wilderness

    • D. 

      Brian has the strength to overcome these obstacles


  • 17. 
    Which of the following statements contains a cause-effect relationship?
    • A. 

      Since the fire went out the mosquitoes started pestering Brian.

    • B. 

      The insane moose turned and walked away.

    • C. 

      The whining sound grew louder and louder as the tornado drew closer to Brian.

    • D. 

      Brian could see the tail of the plane sticking out of the lake.


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