Take This Novel Quiz On Hatchet By Gary Paulsen!

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Hatchet is a young-adult wilderness survival novel written by Gary Paulsen. The story revolves around a 13-year-old boy named, Brian Robeson whose parents are divorced. He left New York City to see his father in the Canadian Woods. But due to misfortune, Brian's plane gets crashed and the pilot dies due to a heart attack. After the incident, he survived and left with a hatchet which was given by her mother. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about the story of chapter 11 and 12. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To clean his shelter Brian __________________.
    • A. 

      Changed the pine needle bedding

    • B. 

      Washed the rocks down with water from the lake

    • C. 

      Brought in dry leaves to cover the floor

    • D. 

      Swept the sand and hung up his jacket to dry

  • 2. 
    How has Brian’s body changed since he crashed in the Canadian wilderness?
    • A. 

      Brian's stomach has caved in, his skin is tanned, and his face is leathery from the smoke.

    • B. 

      Brian's hair is long and shaggy, and his nails are broken and ragged.

    • C. 

      Brian's face is scarred from the plane crash

    • D. 

      Brian's arms have grown strong from all the firewood he has carried.

  • 3. 
    How has Brian changed mentally?
    • A. 

      Brian is depressed and cries constantly.

    • B. 

      When Brian hears or sees something he knows what it is in his mind, and he moves to be ready for it, to deal with it.

    • C. 

      Brian is a nervous wreck, jumping at every little sound.

    • D. 

      Brian fears the ghost of the dead pilot at the bottom of the lake will come after him.

  • 4. 
    As Brian looks down at the lake from the top of the stone bluff, he __________.
    • A. 

      Watches a mother bear with her cubs as she catches a small rabbit

    • B. 

      Thinks about the pilot of the plane and how he must look after all these days under water

    • C. 

      Sees a kingfisher catching a fish and knows he can catch fish as well

    • D. 

      Figures out a way to build an SOS message from branches so pilots can find him

  • 5. 
    Chapter 11 begins and end with the words _____________.
    • A. 

      "Easy say, hard do."

    • B. 

      "There were these things to do."

    • C. 

      "Only the strong survive."

    • D. 

      "Help, Help, Help!"

  • 6. 
    Brian spent hours trying to catch fish with ___________.
    • A. 

      His hands

    • B. 

      A net

    • C. 

      A spear

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What tool must Brian reinvent?
    • A. 

      A hammer

    • B. 

      The fishing rod

    • C. 

      A hatchet

    • D. 

      A bow and arrow

  • 8. 
    A _______exploded under Brian’s feet making him fall to the ground.
    • A. 

      Frog

    • B. 

      Rotten log

    • C. 

      Bird

    • D. 

      Pile of leaves blown by the wind

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The plane crashed into a tall tree.

    • B. 

      The plane circled the camp several times then landed on the lake.

    • C. 

      The plane turned back.

    • D. 

      A bird hit the plane making it crash into the lake.

  • 10. 
    Where did Brian decide to land the plane?
    • A. 

      Near an airport

    • B. 

       In a clearing

    • C. 

      In the woods

    • D. 

      In a lake