The cay shows us the story of a boy who got shipwrecked and gets to form friendships with people as he learns to survive in a strange land. Have you read the book and think you are well prepared to tackle the final exam? Take up the quiz for the reading of The Cay by Theodore Taylor and see how well prepared you actually are.
There was no natural source of water.
There were people on the island.
It was too small.
It had been attacked by the Germans already.
They moved back to Curacao.
They moved to the island.
They moved to Europe.
They moved back to the United States.
Birds and sharks
Lack of water and sharks
A leaky raft and submarines
Storms and sharks
He used a rope to mark a safe path.
He told Phillip not to go on the reef because it wasn't safe.
He had Phillip crawl out onto the reef.
He drove sticks into the reef to mark a safe path.
He got into a lifeboat with the other passengers.
He got rescued by the submarine.
A black man saved him and pulled him on a raft.
His mother dragged him into a lifeboat.
His mother and father
He put in things that would make a dark smoke.
He burnt it 24 hours a day.
He lit it every day.
He piled up the sticks so that the fire was huge.
The United States
The Caribbean Sea
He speared and fished for seafood.
He cast nets into the sea and caught seafood.
He had food in a trunk from the ship.
None of the above
The Vietnam War
The Civil War
World War I
World War II
A coral reef
He got hit on the head again.
He never got his sight back.
It came back gradually.
He had to have three operations.
He didn't kill the cat.
He made him independent and taught him to survive on his own.
He saved him from the shipwreck.
He fed and protected him.
Food and water
All of the above
It sank in a storm.
It was torpedoed
It made it to America.
The engine blew up.
Timothy turned the salt water into fresh water.
They didn't have enough fresh water.
Timothy made a catchment for water.
Timothy gathered rain water.
Lack of water
They got rescued.
The Germans found them.
They got washed off the island.
Sea urchin eggs
All of the above
She was afraid to fly.
They couldn't take a submarine.
It was the only way to leave the island.
All of the airplanes had been destroyed.
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