The Old Man And The Sea

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The Old Man And The Sea

Final assessment of Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Old Man and the Sea was written by
    • A. 

      Peck

    • B. 

      King

    • C. 

      Steinbeck

    • D. 

      Hemingway

  • 2. 
    The old man fishes off the coast of
    • A. 

      Key West

    • B. 

      Cuba

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      El Salvador

  • 3. 
    The old man has not caught a fish for over _____ days.
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      10

  • 4. 
    The old man's fishing boat is a
    • A. 

      Ketch

    • B. 

      Skiff

    • C. 

      Trawler

    • D. 

      Cabin cruiser

  • 5. 
    Everything about the old man's person reveals his age except his
    • A. 

      Eyes

    • B. 

      Teeth

    • C. 

      Posture

    • D. 

      Skin

  • 6. 
    Although Hemingway generally refers to the old man as "the old man," his real name is
    • A. 

      Perez

    • B. 

      DiMaggio

    • C. 

      Sanchez

    • D. 

      Santiago

  • 7. 
    Manolin leaves the old man's fishing boat because
    • A. 

      His father makes him

    • B. 

      His mom is worried that Santiago is old

    • C. 

      He can get better pay elsewhere

    • D. 

      He is no longer a friend of the old man

  • 8. 
    The old man lives
    • A. 

      In a rooming house

    • B. 

      On his boat

    • C. 

      In a shack

    • D. 

      With the boy

  • 9. 
    The great fish which the old man hooks on his lucky day is a
    • A. 

      Marlin

    • B. 

      Man-of-War

    • C. 

      Dolphin

    • D. 

      Shark

  • 10. 
    Santiago does not eat
    • A. 

      Marlin

    • B. 

      Dolphin

    • C. 

      Flying fish

    • D. 

      Shark