Hatchet 1st Half Of Book

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Hatchet Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the pilot teaches Brian how to control the plane, it is an example of 
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 2. 
    Brian’s reaction to surviving the plane crash is to 
    • A. 

      Fall asleep

    • B. 

      Scream for help

    • C. 

      Swim back to the plane to save the pilot

  • 3. 
    Brian is lucky to have the hatchet which is a gift from 
    • A. 

      His father

    • B. 

      His mother

    • C. 

      The pilot

  • 4. 
    Brian discovers that the hatchet is the key, because 
    • A. 

      It helps him kill the porcupine

    • B. 

      it helps him build a fire

    • C. 

      It helps him signal for help

  • 5. 
    The first food Brian discovers is 
    • A. 

      Gut cherries

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Birds

  • 6. 
    What was "the secret" to which Brian's thoughts often wander?
    • A. 

      That his mother is seeing another man

    • B. 

      That his father is seeing another woman

    • C. 

      That Brian wants to run away from home

  • 7. 
    Why does Brian suddenly realize that he may be out there in the woods for longer than he had anticipated?
    • A. 

      No one knew he was taking a trip

    • B. 

      There are no cities nearby

    • C. 

      He had bumped the wheel of the plane during the ride, changing the course

  • 8. 
    Where did Brain decide was the best place to land the plane?
    • A. 

      In a field

    • B. 

      On a lake

    • C. 

      On a mountain

  • 9. 
    What kind of animal hurt Brian?
    • A. 

      A wolf

    • B. 

      A bear

    • C. 

      A porcupine

  • 10. 
    What is the conflict for Hatchet?
    • A. 

      Man vs . Nature

    • B. 

      Man vs. Man

    • C. 

      Man vs. Society

  • 11. 
     What is the best summary so far for Hatchet?
    • A. 

      Brian finds out that his mom is dating while he’s going to Canada to visit his dad. Along the way the pilot dies.

    • B. 

      Brian went to Canada to visit his dad. Along the way the pilot dies. Now he is stuck in the wilderness.

    • C. 

      Brian gets attacked by a moose and he almost breaks his ribs. Then a tornado comes and he sees the dead moose.

  • 12. 
    What could be a simile for Hatchet?
    • A. 

      Brian was as brave as a bald eagle

    • B. 

      Brian is as noisy as a elephant

    • C. 

      Brian was as bad as a snake

  • 13. 
    Who was the antagonist in Hatchet?
    • A. 

      All the animals and nature

    • B. 

      The bear

    • C. 

      The pilot

  • 14. 
    When Brian swam out of the plane how did he react?
    • A. 

      He was angry

    • B. 

      He was in a good mood

    • C. 

      He threw up

  • 15. 
    What was the setting for Hatchet?
    • A. 

      City in the winter

    • B. 

      Camping in the fall

    • C. 

      Wilderness in the summer

  • 16. 
    How did the pilot die in the beginning of Hatchet?
    • A. 

      Seizure

    • B. 

      Heart attack

    • C. 

      Bleeding

  • 17. 
    What did Brian use as his material to start the fire?
    • A. 

      Birch bark

    • B. 

      Moss

    • C. 

      Dry sticks

  • 18. 
    What did Brian refer to as his "hungry friend"?
    • A. 

      The bear

    • B. 

      Fire

    • C. 

      Terry

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is NOT a theme in Hatchet?
    • A. 

      The power of positive thinking

    • B. 

      Man's relationship with nature

    • C. 

      People who cheat in life never get ahead

  • 20. 
    Which of the following could be considered a symbol in the book?
    • A. 

      The hatchet

    • B. 

      The broken watch

    • C. 

      The $20 bill