An Educational Quiz The Cay Exam

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The Cay Quizzes & Trivia

The two main characters for The Cay were modeled after real people, and the plot is based on a true incident. The main characters offer so much to be learnt on human behavior. Take this educational quiz on the Cay and see what you know about the story of Philip and timothy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did Philip's Father contribute to the war?
    • A. 

      By fighting in the war

    • B. 

      By pumping fresh water for the UK

    • C. 

      By starting rations for the whole island

    • D. 

      By supplying oil to the UK

    • E. 

      By working with the Nazis in Germany to stop the war

  • 2. 
    Philip's last name is
  • 3. 
    Did Philip climb up the Palm tree?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    What disease did Timothy get in the middle of May?
  • 5. 
    When Timothy put stew cat out in a boat for a while, Timothy lied to Philip about what stew cat was doing. What did he say?
    • A. 

      He is sleeping by the hut

    • B. 

      He is eating a bird I caught for him

    • C. 

      He is catching a Lizard

    • D. 

      He is on the other side of the Island

    • E. 

      He is eating pie

  • 6. 
    What did Timothy say when they were discussing racism?
    • A. 

      I true tink everybody is defferent on d'inside

    • B. 

      I true tink dat d'white people like blacks

    • C. 

      I true tink beneath d'skin we all d'same

    • D. 

      I true tink beneath d'soul we are all defferent

  • 7. 
    Why do you think Timothy took time to prepare so many fish hooks?
    • A. 

      To make sure if he went blind he would be prepared

    • B. 

      To make sure if he died Philip would have something to remember himself by

    • C. 

      To make sure if he died, Philip would have enough fishing equipment for a while

  • 8. 
    What did Timothy originally call Philip? Spelled with his accent
    • A. 

      Young Leeda

    • B. 

      White boy

    • C. 

      Young Bahss

    • D. 

      Philip

  • 9. 
    What explanation did Philip give Timothy for the Lizards on the island?
    • A. 

      Lizards always lived on the Cay

    • B. 

      A bird dropped a momma lizard and she gave birth to more lizards on the island

    • C. 

      The fish evolved into lizards in this area

    • D. 

      A lizard was dropped here by a schooner

  • 10. 
    What did Philip say over Timothy's grave?
    • A. 

      Philip I wish you could help me

    • B. 

      Thank you, Timothy

    • C. 

      You are my best friend

    • D. 

      You have changed my idea of Black people

    • E. 

      Why didn't you take me with you?

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