Cay Final Exam-1

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Name: ______________________________ Date: __________
The Cay - Final Exam
Part I: Characters – Match the letter of the character with the quote. (1 point each)
_____ A. Phillip Enright
1) “There is more danger in the trip back…
than there is in staying here.”
_____ B. Timothy
2) “They are not the same as you, Phillip. They
are different and they live differently. That is
the way it must be.”
3) “Young bahss, d’wind ‘as shift. You’ll be
warmer on dis side.”
_____ C. Mr. Enright (father)
_____ D. Mrs. Enright
4) “Something happened to me that day on the
cay. I’m not quite sure what it was even now,
but I had begun to change.”
Part II: Vocabulary – Match the letter of the word with the phrase that best fits its
definition. (1 point each)
A. Cay
E. Dishearten
I. Foreshadow
M. Dialect
B. Independent
F. Climax
J. Salvage
N. Squall
C. Ration
G. Squall
K. Superstitions
D. Prejudice
H. Abrupt
L. Tethered
1. _____ Not subject to rule or control by another.
2. _____ A variety of a language that is a characteristic of a particular group of the
language’s speakers.
3. _____ Tie with a rope or chain so as to restrict its movement.
4. _____ Preconceived opinion not based on reason or experience.
5. _____ To use or allot sparingly.
6. _____ The rescue of a wrecked or disabled ship or its cargo from loss at sea.
7. _____ Cause someone to lose determination or confidence.
8. _____ A small, low island.
9. _____ Beliefs or practices resulting from ignorance; fear of the unknown, or belief in
fate, omens, or magic.
10. _____ A sudden, violent gust of wind or a localized storm.
11. _____ The highest or most forceful point of a story.
12. _____ Sudden and unexpected; Brief to the point of rudeness.
13. _____ An advance sign or warning of what is to come in the future.
14. _____ A sudden violent gust of wind or a localized storm, esp. one bringing rain, snow,
or sleet.
Part III: Short Answer – Answer the following questions using 2 - 3 complete sentences.
Be sure to cite specific examples from the story to support your logic and reasoning.
1. The dedication of the book reads as follows, “To Dr. King’s dream, which can only come
true if the very young know and understand.” What does this mean? Relate back to the
first chapters of the story. (5 points)
2. “It took blindness to make Phillip truly see.” What does this quote mean? (5 points)
3. Why is Phillip angry with his mother that he is stranded on a raft? (5 points)
4. Compare the Phillip you read about in the beginning of the book with the one who
returned home at the end. Include physical and emotional changes in your descriptions. (5
points)
Part IV: List – Fill in the following lists with information from the book and class
discussions. Each item should be a complete sentence.
1. List three examples of Phillip and Timothy’s survival techniques. (3 points)
a.
b.
c.
2. List three examples of Phillip’s prejudice. (3 points)
a.
b.
c.
Part V: Map – Label each of the following items on the map provided. (1 point each)
Curacao
Caribbean Sea
Venezuela
Panama
Florida
Atlantic Ocean