The Ultimate
The Old Man and the Sea
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

Where is the old man from?

  • Africa
  • Japan
  • Iceland
  • Puerto Rico

Question 2 of 13

What does the old man's apprentice bring him?

  • Coffee and newspapers
  • The fish
  • A broken oar
  • A cake

Question 3 of 13

How long was the fish the old man caught?

  • 18 feet
  • 5 feet
  • 12 feet
  • 22 feet

Question 4 of 13

What does the old man leave on the shore when he returns to his shack?

  • The bones of the marlin
  • The mast of his ship
  • His harpoon
  • The fish

Question 5 of 13

How does the old man lose the fish?

  • It is eaten by sharks
  • It swims away
  • It becomes untied and sinks
  • It is eaten by orcas

Question 6 of 13

For how many days is the old man pulled by the fish?

  • 2
  • 1
  • 3
  • 7

Question 7 of 13

What kind of fish does the old man finally hook?

  • A marlin
  • A swordfish
  • A tuna
  • A whale shark

Question 8 of 13

Where does the old man go to end his unlucky streak?

  • The Gulf Stream
  • The Bermuda Triangle
  • The Forbidden Cove
  • The Northern Sink

Question 9 of 13

Who is the apprentice's favorite baseball player?

  • Joe DiMaggio
  • Willie Mays
  • Barry Bonds
  • Babe Ruth

Question 10 of 13

What is the name of the old man's apprentice?

  • Manolin
  • Jimmy
  • Pablo
  • Hans

Question 11 of 13

What is the word for "the worst kind of unluckiness?"

  • Salao
  • Minea
  • Nolvoa
  • Lisdro

Question 12 of 13

How long had it been since the old man had caught a fish?

  • 84 days
  • 14 days
  • 100 days
  • 50 days

Question 13 of 13

What is the name of the old man?

  • Santiago
  • James
  • Helmut
  • Ling

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