Old Man And The Sea Vocab Quiz 1 Tgs

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The Old Man And The Sea Quizzes & Trivia

Originally published in 1952 by the reputable Ernest Hemmingway, The Old Man and the Sea is a lateral fiction with a lot of insights. Have you read the book and well understood the vocabulary used? Find out below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Suggestive of good will;kind
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Benevolent

    • C. 

      Albacore

    • D. 

      Iridescent

  • 2. 
    An antonym for furled is unfolded
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The sick man had become thin and__________
    • A. 

      Furled

    • B. 

      Gaunt

    • C. 

      Iridescent

    • D. 

      Resolution

  • 4. 
    A small light sailing boat
    • A. 

      Furled

    • B. 

      Gaunt

    • C. 

      Skiff

    • D. 

      Gaff

  • 5. 
    The act of being determined; the act of dealing with a situation confidently; having courage
    • A. 

      Albacore

    • B. 

      Resolution

    • C. 

      Benevolent

    • D. 

      Gaunt

  • 6. 
    Wrapped or rolled close to or around something
    • A. 

      Furled

    • B. 

      Benevolent

    • C. 

      Iridescent

    • D. 

      Filaments

  • 7. 
    The pieces of skittles(candy)looked______ spilled across the table
    • A. 

      Phosphorescent

    • B. 

      Iridescent

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Bonito

  • 8. 
    When the president pardoned the man on death row he was showing that he was______________
    • A. 

      Benevolent

    • B. 

      Desperately

    • C. 

      Albacore

    • D. 

      Filaments

  • 9. 
    Excessively thin or angular;lean
    • A. 

      Gaunt

    • B. 

      Skiff

    • C. 

      Ineffectual

    • D. 

      Benevolent

  • 10. 
    Single threads or thin flexible objects or appendages
    • A. 

      Furled

    • B. 

      Ineffectual

    • C. 

      Gaunt

    • D. 

      Filaments

  • 11. 
    Medium sized tunas between smaller mackerals and the larger tunas
    • A. 

      Albacore

    • B. 

      Skiff

    • C. 

      Bonito

    • D. 

      Gaff

  • 12. 
    Not producing the proper or usual effect; futile
    • A. 

      Filaments

    • B. 

      Ineffectual

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Gaff

  • 13. 
    The Black cat was very phosphorescent
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A synonym for desperately is joyfully
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A synonym for iridescent is gray
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Luminescence; caused by the absorption of radiation and continuing for a time after that absorption
    • A. 

      Furled

    • B. 

      Benevolent

    • C. 

      Iridescent

    • D. 

      Phosphorescence

  • 17. 
    You need a high sense of resolution to follow through on easy tasks
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A handled hook for holding or lifting
    • A. 

      Bonito

    • B. 

      Gaunt

    • C. 

      Skiff

    • D. 

      Gaff

  • 19. 
    Large ocean going tuna with long pectoral fins that is the source of most canned tuna
    • A. 

      Bonito

    • B. 

      Albacore

    • C. 

      Gaunt

    • D. 

      Skiff

  • 20. 
    Hopelessly; despondently
    • A. 

      Gaunt

    • B. 

      Desperately

    • C. 

      Albacore

    • D. 

      Skiff

  • 21. 
    Having or exhibiting a play of colors producing a rainbow effect
    • A. 

      Iridescent

    • B. 

      Bonito

    • C. 

      Phosphorescence

    • D. 

      Ineffectual

  • 22. 
    The opposite of a skiff would be an ocean liner
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The fishermen only caught a _____________ not the larger Albacore
    • A. 

      Gaff

    • B. 

      Skiff

    • C. 

      Bonito

    • D. 

      Furled