The Cay Novel Chapter 7 To 10 : Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Where was the island that Timothy found?

    • A.

      Timothy wasn't sure

    • B.

      Near Jamaica

    • C.

      It was one of the Cayman Islands

    Correct Answer
    A. Timothy wasn't sure
  • 2. 

    How did Phillip feel when Timothy went to explore the island?

    • A.

      Ready to go exploring too

    • B.

      Afraid

    • C.

      Brave

    Correct Answer
    B. Afraid
    Explanation
    Phillip felt afraid when Timothy went to explore the island.

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  • 3. 

    How big was the island?

    • A.

      8 miles long by 5 miles wide

    • B.

      100 yards long and 200 yards wide

    • C.

      1 mile long and 1/2 mile wide

    Correct Answer
    C. 1 mile long and 1/2 mile wide
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1 mile long and 1/2 mile wide. This answer provides specific measurements for the size of the island, stating that it is 1 mile in length and 1/2 mile in width.

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  • 4. 

    What bad news did Timothy tell Phillip?

    • A.

      The sharks were still swimming around the island

    • B.

      That they were not in a boat or airplane path

    • C.

      That he thought their island may be surrounded by coral

    Correct Answer
    C. That he thought their island may be surrounded by coral
    Explanation
    Timothy told Phillip the bad news that he thought their island may be surrounded by coral.

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  • 5. 

    What type of shelter did Timothy make?

    • A.

      He cleaned out a cave

    • B.

      He piled up rocks for the walls and make a roof from palm leaves

    • C.

      He built a hut of dried palm fronds

    Correct Answer
    C. He built a hut of dried palm fronds
    Explanation
    Timothy made a hut of dried palm fronds as his shelter. This means that he constructed a small structure using the leaves of palm trees. He likely gathered the dried fronds and arranged them in a way that provided a roof and walls for protection and shelter. This type of shelter would have been simple but effective in providing Timothy with a place to stay.

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  • 6. 

    How did Phillip react when Timothy left him alone?

    • A.

      Very frightened, be cried

    • B.

      He wanted Timothy to be proud of him so he straightened up the shelter

    • C.

      Lonely

    Correct Answer
    A. Very frightened, be cried
    Explanation
    Phillip reacted to Timothy leaving him alone by becoming very frightened and crying. This suggests that he felt scared and overwhelmed by the prospect of being alone without Timothy's guidance and protection. His crying could be seen as a natural response to the fear and loneliness he experienced in that moment.

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  • 7. 

    What did Timothy catch for supper?

    • A.

      Trout

    • B.

      Shrimp

    • C.

      Lobster

    Correct Answer
    C. Lobster
    Explanation
    Timothy caught a lobster for supper.

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  • 8. 

    Why did Timothy want Phillip to spell the word H-E-L-P for him?

    • A.

      To make Phillip feel useful

    • B.

      Timothy could not spell

    • C.

      It hurt Timothy's back to bend over

    Correct Answer
    B. Timothy could not spell
    Explanation
    Timothy wanted Phillip to spell the word H-E-L-P for him because he could not spell. This suggests that Timothy lacked the ability to correctly spell the word on his own and needed assistance from Phillip.

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  • 9. 

    What did Timothy do with the rope he made?

    • A.

      Tied the raft to a palm tree

    • B.

      Stretched it between the hut and the beach for Phillip to follow

    • C.

      Wove it into hammocks

    Correct Answer
    B. Stretched it between the hut and the beach for Phillip to follow
    Explanation
    Timothy stretched the rope between the hut and the beach for Phillip to follow. This suggests that Timothy used the rope as a guide or path for Phillip to navigate and follow from the hut to the beach.

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  • 10. 

    What work did Timothy want Phillip to do?

    • A.

      Weave mats

    • B.

      Cook the meals

    • C.

      Look for water

    • D.

      Keep the fires burning

    Correct Answer
    A. Weave mats
    Explanation
    Timothy wanted Phillip to weave mats.

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  • 11. 

    Why did Timothy hit Phillip?

    • A.

      Phillip untied the raft and let it drift out to sea

    • B.

      Phillip ran away from the hut

    • C.

      Phillip threw the palm fibers at Timothy then yelled at him calling Timothy an ugly black man that can’t even spell

    Correct Answer
    C. Phillip threw the palm fibers at Timothy then yelled at him calling Timothy an ugly black man that can’t even spell
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that Timothy hit Phillip in response to Phillip's actions of throwing palm fibers at Timothy and verbally insulting him. This indicates that Timothy reacted physically to Phillip's disrespectful behavior and offensive remarks.

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  • 12. 

    Phillip began to change the day Timothy hit him. How did he change?

    • A.

      Phillip started hating Timothy

    • B.

      Phillip thought black people were ugly and stupid

    • C.

      Phillip wanted Timothy to be his friend

    Correct Answer
    C. Phillip wanted Timothy to be his friend
    Explanation
    After Timothy hit him, Phillip's perspective on Timothy changed. Instead of holding a grudge or harboring negative feelings towards Timothy, Phillip developed a desire to befriend him. This suggests that the incident had a profound impact on Phillip, leading him to seek a friendship with Timothy despite the initial conflict.

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  • 13. 

    Why were Timothy and Phillip glad when it started raining?

    • A.

      They needed baths

    • B.

      They needed drinking water

    • C.

      The island was dry and Timothy was afraid the fire would spread

    Correct Answer
    B. They needed drinking water
    Explanation
    Timothy and Phillip were glad when it started raining because they needed drinking water. The island they were on was dry, and Timothy was afraid that the fire would spread. Rain would provide them with a source of clean water to drink, relieving their immediate need for hydration.

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  • 14. 

    What fun did Timothy have as a young man?

    • A.

      Going to school

    • B.

      Dressing up for the carnival

    • C.

      Getting birthday presents

    Correct Answer
    B. Dressing up for the carnival
    Explanation
    Timothy had fun dressing up for the carnival as a young man. This suggests that he enjoyed the excitement and creativity of choosing costumes and participating in the festivities of the carnival. Dressing up for the carnival likely allowed Timothy to express his individuality and immerse himself in a playful and joyful atmosphere.

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  • 15. 

    How did Phillip begin to feel about black people after his talk with Timothy?

    • A.

      Color didn’t matter

    • B.

      Black and white people should not live together

    Correct Answer
    A. Color didn’t matter
    Explanation
    After Phillip's conversation with Timothy, he started to realize that the color of a person's skin should not determine their worth or how they should be treated. He understood that people should be judged based on their character and actions, rather than their race. This newfound belief led him to believe that color didn't matter when it came to forming relationships and treating others with respect and equality.

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  • 16. 

    What did Timothy and Phillip eat?

    • A.

      What they could catch from the sea

    • B.

      Fruit that grew on the island

    • C.

      Wild boar

    Correct Answer
    A. What they could catch from the sea
    Explanation
    Timothy and Phillip ate what they could catch from the sea. This suggests that they relied on seafood as a source of food on the island. It implies that they caught fish or other marine creatures to sustain themselves. This answer indicates their resourcefulness and ability to adapt to their surroundings by utilizing the resources available to them in order to survive.

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  • 17. 

    What food was on the island that Timothy and Phillip could not eat?

    • A.

      Coconuts

    • B.

      Bananas

    Correct Answer
    A. Coconuts
    Explanation
    Timothy and Phillip could not eat coconuts on the island.

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