The Cay Chapters 1-2

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Chapters 1-2 of the book, The Cay basically focuses on the introduction and guides into the rest of it. Take this quiz if you have read the book and find out how much you retained from especially chapters 1-2.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What arrived during the night?
    • A. 

      British airplanes

    • B. 

      German submarines

    • C. 

      Dutch tankers

    • D. 

      Chinese tanks

  • 2. 
    Where does the story take place?
    • A. 

      Hawaii

    • B. 

      Aruba

    • C. 

      On the island of Curacao

    • D. 

      In the Bahamas

  • 3. 
    What did Phillip and Henrick like to play?
    • A. 

      Cops and robbers

    • B. 

      Cowboys and Indians

    • C. 

      Firemen

    • D. 

      Pirates

  • 4. 
    What kind of job did Phillip's dad have?
    • A. 

      He worked in the oil refinery trying to increase the production of aviation gas

    • B. 

      He had a large plantation that grew sugar cane

    • C. 

      He owned a chain of hotels

    • D. 

      He was a captain on a tanker

  • 5. 
    Where did Phillip's dad want Phillip and his mom to sleep?
    • A. 

      In the cellar

    • B. 

      Downstairs

    • C. 

      In their bedrooms

  • 6. 
    How many submarines surrounded the island?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      8

  • 7. 
    Where had Phillip lived before moving to the island?
    • A. 

      In the Netherlands

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 8. 
    What kind of weapons did the islanders have to fight the German submarines?
    • A. 

      Airplanes

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      Tanks

    • D. 

      Cannons

  • 9. 
    What did Phillip put under his pillow for protection?
    • A. 

      A hatchet

    • B. 

      A kitchen knife

    • C. 

      A pocket knife

    • D. 

      An ax

  • 10. 
    What did Phillip's mother want to do?
    • A. 

      Talk to his dad about the fighting

    • B. 

      Sleep on the couch

    • C. 

      Play at the fort

    • D. 

      Go back to Norfolk, Virginia

  • 11. 
    What supplies were getting low on the island?
    • A. 

      Fresh water and vegetables

    • B. 

      Ammunition

    • C. 

      Meat

    • D. 

      Medicine

  • 12. 
    What happened to the S.S. Empire Tern?
    • A. 

      It hit a sand bar and couldn't move

    • B. 

      It was lost at sea

    • C. 

      The submarines bombed it

    • D. 

      It ran out of fuel

  • 13. 
    What did Phillip's mother convince his father to do?
    • A. 

      Get passage of the S.S. Hato to Miami

    • B. 

      Get airline tickets on the American Express to Texas

  • 14. 
    Why did the S.S. Hato need to stop at Panama before going to the states?
    • A. 

      To take a crew of naval officers there

    • B. 

      To deliver four pumps