Deathwatch Ch. 7-10

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Deathwatch Ch. 7-10 - Quiz

Practice quiz for Deathwatch chapters 7-10


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where does Ben get shot by Madec?

    • A.

      Between his eye and his chin

    • B.

      Between his foot and his knee

    • C.

      Between his wrist and his elbow

    • D.

      Between his elbow and his shoulder

    Correct Answer
    C. Between his wrist and his elbow
    Explanation
    Ben gets shot between his wrist and his elbow.

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  • 2. 

    What kind of bird does Ben eat?   (ONE WORD)

    Correct Answer
    quail
    Explanation
    Ben eats a bird called a quail.

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  • 3. 

    What is a layer of earth or rock?

    Correct Answer
    stratum
    Explanation
    A layer of earth or rock is referred to as a "stratum". This term is commonly used in geology to describe distinct layers of sedimentary rock or soil that have formed over time. Each stratum represents a different period of deposition or geological event, providing valuable information about the history and composition of the earth's crust.

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  • 4. 

    TRUE or FALSE:Ben's beard helped protect his face from the sun.

    Correct Answer
    True
    Explanation
    Ben's beard helped protect his face from the sun because facial hair acts as a natural barrier against harmful UV rays. The beard provides additional coverage to the skin, reducing the direct exposure to sunlight and potentially preventing sunburns and other sun-related damage. Additionally, the beard can help to keep the face cool by providing shade, minimizing the risk of overheating or sunstroke.

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  • 5. 

    What is a lack of energy; weariness?

    Correct Answer
    lassitude
    Explanation
    Lassitude refers to a lack of energy and weariness. It is a state of physical or mental exhaustion, often accompanied by a feeling of fatigue and lack of motivation. When someone experiences lassitude, they may feel drained and unable to perform tasks or engage in activities. This term accurately describes the condition of feeling tired and lacking energy.

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  • 6. 

    What is a steep side of a hill?

    Correct Answer
    escarpment
    Explanation
    An escarpment refers to a steep side of a hill or a cliff that is usually caused by erosion or faulting. It is characterized by a sudden change in elevation and can be found in various landscapes around the world. Escarpments are often formed by the movement of tectonic plates or the erosion of softer rocks, leaving behind a steep and rugged terrain. They can have a significant impact on the local geography and can create dramatic landscapes.

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  • 7. 

    TRUE or FALSE:Madec takes the Hornet with him as he begins climbing.  

    Correct Answer
    False
    Explanation
    The statement "Madec takes the Hornet with him as he begins climbing" is false. This means that Madec does not take the Hornet with him as he starts climbing.

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  • 8. 

    What comforted Ben when he laid in the tunnel? (ONE WORD)

    Correct Answer
    water
  • 9. 

    TRUE or FALSE:Ben thought of his father when he found the water.

    Correct Answer
    False
  • 10. 

    Scrabbling is

    • A.

      Layer of earth or rock.

    • B.

      Moving on the hands and knees with gripping fingers.

    • C.

      The act of losing water.

    • D.

      Anchoring devices used in mountain climbing.

    Correct Answer
    B. Moving on the hands and knees with gripping fingers.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "moving on the hands and knees with gripping fingers." This is because the word "scrabbling" is commonly used to describe the action of moving in a crawling or scrambling manner, often with the use of one's hands and knees for support. The phrase "with gripping fingers" further emphasizes the physical action of holding onto surfaces while moving.

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  • 11. 

    TRUE or FALSE:When Ben shot and killed the first five birds he used pebbles to kill them.

    Correct Answer
    False
  • 12. 

    What are anchoring devices used in mountain climbing? (one word)

    Correct Answer
    Pitons
    Explanation
    Pitons are anchoring devices used in mountain climbing. These metal spikes are hammered into cracks or crevices in the rock to provide secure anchor points for climbers. They are typically made of steel or aluminum and come in various sizes and shapes to accommodate different types of rock formations. Pitons are essential for climbers to create reliable anchor points and protect themselves from falls while ascending or descending steep slopes.

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  • 13. 

    What was the most beautiful thing that Ben saw at the end of Chapter 10? (ONE WORD)

    Correct Answer
    helicopter
    Explanation
    In Chapter 10, Ben saw a helicopter, which was described as the most beautiful thing he saw.

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  • 14. 

    What is another word, or synonym, used for bird droppings? (ONE WORD)

    Correct Answer
    guano
    Explanation
    Guano is another word used for bird droppings.

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  • 15. 

    Dehydration is

    • A.

      A lack of energy; weariness.

    • B.

      A steep side of a hill.

    • C.

      A layer of earth or rock.

    • D.

      The act of losing water.

    Correct Answer
    D. The act of losing water.
    Explanation
    Dehydration refers to the act of losing water from the body. It occurs when the body does not have enough fluids to function properly. This can happen due to various reasons such as excessive sweating, vomiting, diarrhea, or not drinking enough water. When the body is dehydrated, it can lead to symptoms like thirst, dry mouth, fatigue, dizziness, and dark-colored urine. It is important to replenish lost fluids to prevent dehydration and maintain proper bodily functions.

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