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Hatchet: Actions (What Was Done) Quiz
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Q. What does Brian do after the pilot dies?
Finds a parachute and jumps to safety
Waits for the plane to run out of fuel, then steers it as best he can into the lake
Turns the plane around and goes back to New York
Checks to make sure he didn't leave any fingerprints on the murder weapon—you just can't be too careful!
Q. What does Brian do when he hears what turns out to be a porcupine poking around in his shelter?
He just sits still and hopes that it will leave.
He goes and finds another shelter.
He throws his hatchet at it.
He decides to name it Rover (he's always wanted a pet).
Q. Brian finds a stash of eggs buried in the sand and correctly identifies them as the eggs of what animal?
A snapping turtle
A bald eagle
The supposedly extinct dodo bird—what a find!
Q. After his failure to signal the rescue plane, Brian is so depressed that he does what?
Screams for two days straight
Tries to kill himself by cutting himself with the hatchet
Goes directly to sleep
Eats an entire pint of Ben & Jerry's
Q. Brian finally gets rescued when he does what?
Builds a big fire that can be seen by the rescue plane flying overhead
Sends out a signal in Morse code
Activates the emergency transmitter he finds in the survival bag
Clicks his heels together and says, "There's no place like home, there's no place like home"