Old Man And The Sea Final

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Old Man And The Sea Final


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Old Man and the Sea is written by John Steinbeck.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The old man's name is Santiago.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Santiago lives in Havana, Cuba.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    He is a dock worker.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    At the beginning of the book, the last time Santiago caught a fish was 2 weeks ago.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The young boy, named Manolin, used to help Santiago on his boat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The reason Manolin is no longer allowed to go out on Santiago's boat is because Manolin's parents think Santiago is unlucky.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Santiago and Manolin are good friends.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Santiago has never been married.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Because Santiago is old, he is also weak and feeble.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Santiago and Manolin like to talk about soccer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Santiago's favorite athlete is Joe DiMaggio.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When Santiago was young he saw lions on the beaches of Africa.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    On Day 2, the first fish Santiago catches is a marlin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Santiago eats raw tuna meat for strength.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Santiago uses shark meat for bait.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Santiago is glad that Manolin isn't with him on the boat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    On the first day at sea, Santiago catches a marlin on his line and reels the marlin in.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Santiago gets a cramp in his leg while reeling in the fish.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Santiago thinks humans are more noble than marlins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The theme of "Honor" is prevalent throughout the book. Which characters exhibit honor? How are they honorable? How do you define "honor"? (Don't forget about the non-people characters in the book) (Write at least 3 complete sentences) Worth 6 points
  • 22. 
    Santiago prays to God that the marlin will die so he can catch it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Santiago never talks to the marlin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Santiago kills the marlin with a harpoon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    On his way back home, a shark is drawn to Santiago's boat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    The only part of the shark that isn't beautiful to Santiago is the shark's eyes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Santiago kills the shark with a harpoon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    "A man can be destroyed but not defeated", says the old man after the first shark attack. At the end of the story, is the old man defeated? Why or why not? (Write at least 3 complete sentences) Worth 6 points
  • 29. 
    More sharks are drawn to Santiago's boat because of Santiago's blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    The sharks eat the marlin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    As Santiago is returning home, he regrets ever catching the marlin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    Santiago is full of strength and vigor when he returns home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    At the end of the book, Santiago is asleep, dreaming about the lions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
  • 35. 
    Did you like The Old Man and the Sea? Why or why not? How did it compare to Of Mice and Men? Did you like it more or less? What parts did you like? It's okay not to have liked the book, but you must give intelligent and specific reasons to earn full credit for this question. (Write at least 3 complete sentences) Worth 6 points