Hatchet Quiz Chapters 17 & 18

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What did Brian’s campsite look like after the tornado? a) The sides of his shelter were gone, but Brian still had a campfire. b) The shelter wall was broken into pieces the size of Brian’s fist, nothing was reusable. c) Brian lost everything including the shelter logs, his bow and arrows, bed, everything. d) Most of the logs that were Brian’s shelter wall were nearby with one section still intact.

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    Correct Answer
    D. D
    Explanation
    After the tornado, Brian's campsite looked like most of the logs that were his shelter wall were nearby, with one section still intact.

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  • 2. 

    Before Brian could rebuild his shelter he had to ______________ . a) build a fire b) cook supper c) build a bow and make arrows d) fight off two hungry squirrels

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    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    Before Brian could rebuild his shelter, he had to build a fire. This is because building a fire is a basic survival skill that is necessary for providing warmth, cooking food, and providing light and protection against wild animals. Without a fire, Brian would not be able to perform other tasks such as cooking supper or defending himself against hungry squirrels. Therefore, building a fire is the first priority before starting any other tasks.

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  • 3. 

    Before going to sleep Brian remembered that inside the plane was _______________. a) his luggage b) the survival pack c) camping gear d) a fishing pole

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    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    Before going to sleep, Brian remembered that inside the plane was the survival pack.

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  • 4. 

    After the tornado Brian found ___________ to eat. a) foolbirds b) fish c) rabbit d) berries

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    B. B
    Explanation
    After the tornado, Brian found fish to eat. This suggests that the tornado may have caused damage to the environment, including bodies of water, which may have led to fish being more accessible for Brian to catch and eat as a source of food.

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  • 5. 

    Brian decided to get to the plane by ________________. a) building a canoe from a hollowed out log b) swimming c) building a raft d) floating over to the plane holding onto a piece of the plane that had torn loose

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    C. C
    Explanation
    Brian decided to get to the plane by building a raft. This means that he constructed a floating platform using materials like wood or logs to navigate the water and reach the plane.

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  • 6. 

    Brian named his raft _____________. a) the Tom Sawyer b) Brushpile c) The Great Escape

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    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    Brian named his raft "Brushpile" because it is a creative and unique name that reflects his personality and interests. It suggests that Brian is resourceful and imaginative, using whatever materials he could find to build his raft. Additionally, the name "Brushpile" implies a sense of adventure and exploration, as if the raft will take Brian on exciting journeys through nature. Overall, the name "Brushpile" captures Brian's character and the spirit of his raft.

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  • 7. 

    Getting the raft to the plane was difficult because ____________. a) the wind was blowing hard against the direction Brian was going b) Brian did not have a paddle c) all the branches that stuck down into the water dragged and pulled

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    Correct Answer
    C. C
    Explanation
    The correct answer is c) all the branches that stuck down into the water dragged and pulled. This is because the branches in the water created resistance, making it difficult for Brian to move the raft towards the plane.

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  • 8. 

    When Brian makes it back to civilization what will he think about this experience? a) The experience was the worst nightmare of Brian’s life. b) Brian will be thankful it is finally over, and will never want to be in the woods again. c) The wilderness was unbelievably beautiful, and he will probably wish he was back. d) Brian will hate anything to do with camping out in the wilderness.

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    C. C
    Explanation
    When Brian makes it back to civilization, he will think that the wilderness was unbelievably beautiful and he will probably wish he was back. This suggests that Brian had a positive experience in the wilderness and enjoyed the beauty of nature.

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  • 9. 

    What keeps Brian from getting inside the plane? a) The doors were rusted shut. b) All openings, the door and the windows, were under water. c) A snake was swimming in front of the doorway. d) The tornado had bent the doorframe were it wouldn’t open.

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    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    Brian is unable to get inside the plane because all openings, including the door and windows, are under water.

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  • 10. 

    What happened to Brian’s hatchet as he was trying to cut into the side of the plane? a) The handle came off. b) The hatchet fell into a small crack landing inside the plane. c) Brian chipped a large piece of metal off the blade. d) Brian dropped it to the bottom of the lake.

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    Correct Answer
    D. D
    Explanation
    As Brian was trying to cut into the side of the plane, he dropped the hatchet to the bottom of the lake.

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  • 11. 

    Brian cut into the fuselage with his hatchet _________________. a) but the metal was so thick that the hatchet blade began to chip away b) cutting away triangles of metal which he kept for fish arrowhead or lures c) causing sparks to fly and scorch his face

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    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    Brian cut into the fuselage with his hatchet, cutting away triangles of metal which he kept for fish arrowhead or lures.

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  • 12. 

    Why was getting the survival bag difficult? a) The survival bag was inside the plane, underwater, and caught on the seats. b) The survival bag was in a backpack which was strapped on the pilot’s back. c) The survival bag was on the bottom of the lake. d) The survival bag was tied into the cargo compartment of the plane.

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    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    Getting the survival bag was difficult because it was inside the plane, underwater, and caught on the seats.

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  • 13. 

    What will be in the survival pack? a) books on surviving in the wild, insect spray, clothes b) food, matches, pots, medicine, compass

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    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    The survival pack will include essential items such as food, matches, pots, medicine, and a compass. These items are necessary for survival in the wild as they provide sustenance, the ability to start a fire for warmth and cooking, tools for preparing food and navigating, and medicine for potential injuries or illnesses. Books on surviving in the wild, insect spray, and clothes may also be useful, but they are not mentioned in the given answer.

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  • 14. 

    Which statement from Hatchet is an opinion? a) He made sure the hatchet was still at his belt and the raft still hel together, then set out pushing the raft and kick-swimming toward the tail of the plane. b) With the raft secure he climbed on top of it and lay on his back for fifteen minutes. c) All openings, even the small rear cargo hatch, were under water. d) Yet he had and he hung on the raft for a moment and felt sorry for himself. For his own stupidity.

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    Correct Answer
    D. D
    Explanation
    The statement "Yet he had and he hung on the raft for a moment and felt sorry for himself. For his own stupidity" is an opinion because it expresses the character's personal feelings and judgment about himself.

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  • 15. 

    He jerked his mind back to the lake. There was great beauty here-almost unbelievable beauty. The sun exploded the sky, just blew it up with the setting color, and that color came down into the water of the lake, lit the trees. Amazing beauty and he wished he could share it with somebody and say, "Look there, and over there, and see that . . . " This is an example of  a) vivid imagery b) factual information c) dialogue between characters

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    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The passage describes the beauty of the lake in a very detailed and vivid way, using words like "exploded," "blew it up," and "lit the trees." This creates a strong visual image in the reader's mind and evokes a sense of awe and wonder. This is why the correct answer is "a) vivid imagery."

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  • 16. 

    16. Based on the story, it is likely that in the future _______________. a) Brian will never go into the wilderness ever again b) Brian will swim out to the plane everyday c) Brian will have items that will make living in the wilderness easier d) Brian will keep getting bigger and bigger from all the food he is able to catch

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    Correct Answer
    C. C
    Explanation
    Based on the information provided in the story, it is likely that in the future Brian will have items that will make living in the wilderness easier. This can be inferred from the fact that Brian has already learned survival skills and has been able to catch food and build shelter. It is reasonable to assume that he will continue to improve his survival techniques and acquire tools and resources that will enhance his ability to live in the wilderness.

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