Hatchet Ch. Quiz 9-15

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Hatchet Quizzes & Trivia

The Hatchet is a young adult fiction novel by an American novelist, Gary Paulsen. It was published in 1987 and since a movie series has been done on it. Find out what you remember from it in the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does Brian find buried in the sand?
    • A. 

      A snake

    • B. 

      Turtle eggs

    • C. 

      Treasure

    • D. 

      A fish skelaton

  • 2. 
    After he makes a nest with the birch bark, why isn't his plan working
    • A. 

      It is too windy to start a fire

    • B. 

      There are no sparks

    • C. 

      The birch bark will not catch on fire

    • D. 

      The fire needs air to burn

  • 3. 
    Where does Brian build his signal fire
    • A. 

      On the stone above his shelter

    • B. 

      In the middle of the lake

    • C. 

      Right outside of his shelter

    • D. 

      Where the plane first crashed on the shore

  • 4. 
    Which of the following has Brian NOT killed for food?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Foolbird

    • C. 

      Rabbit

    • D. 

      Moose

  • 5. 
    What explodes in Brian's face and almost blinds him?
    • A. 

      A foolbird

    • B. 

      Sparks from the fire

    • C. 

      His bow

    • D. 

      A rock

  • 6. 
    What watches Brian from the top of the hill?
    • A. 

      A bear

    • B. 

      A wolf

    • C. 

      A moose

    • D. 

      Rabbits

  • 7. 
    What man vs. nature conflict does Brian get involved in during Chapter 14?
    • A. 

      A skunk sprayed him

    • B. 

      A moose pushed him into the lake

    • C. 

      Wolves chased him

    • D. 

      The berries poisoned him

  • 8. 
    Why do Brian's arrow keep missing the fish?
    • A. 

      His arrows are not sharp enough

    • B. 

      His bow breaks

    • C. 

      The arrows are without feathers

    • D. 

      Refraction

  • 9. 
    "Holding live fish--two rock 'arms that stuck out fifteen feet into the lake." (page 131) This quote is an example of...?
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 10. 
    After the plane flew over and Brian did not get his signal fire started in time he felt...
    • A. 

      Useless

    • B. 

      Angry

    • C. 

      Happy

    • D. 

      Depressed

  • 11. 
    Brian learned the most from ....
    • A. 

      Mistakes

    • B. 

      His dreams

    • C. 

      Boy Scouts

    • D. 

      His father

  • 12. 
    Brian's "first meat" was...
    • A. 

      A rabbit

    • B. 

      A foolbird

    • C. 

      Berries

    • D. 

      A bear

  • 13. 
    Brian felt like a new person after what event?
    • A. 

      His cutting incident

    • B. 

      The attempted rescue

    • C. 

      The porcupine attack

    • D. 

      He caught his first fish

  • 14. 
    What did Brian add to his shelter to make it more secure?
    • A. 

      A second fire

    • B. 

      A trap

    • C. 

      A food shelf

    • D. 

      A door

  • 15. 
    True or False: Brian noticed physical changes in himself?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    True or False: When he first tasted the turtle eggs, Brian loved them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    True or False: Brian stopped hoping to be rescued and put his hope in his own ability to survive?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    True or False: Brian has been in the wild for over 60 days.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Brian used fish scraps to catch a rabbit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Check all that apply:  Brian has seen all of the following animals since the plane crash.
    • A. 

      Turtle

    • B. 

      Wolf

    • C. 

      Bear

    • D. 

      Bald eagle

    • E. 

      Skunk

    • F. 

      Deer

    • G. 

      Porcupine

    • H. 

      Snake