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Hatchet

Hatchet

by Gary Paulsen

Hatchet: Wild Things Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Hatchet? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. When Brian encounters a bear eating raspberries, what does he do?


He stands stock still until the bear leaves, then runs away in terror.
He asks the bear for its autograph.
He tries to follow the bear to see if it leads him to more food.
He tells it, "Only you can prevent wildfires."
Q. Why is Brian is sprayed by a skunk?


Because he was playing his music too loud and the skunk got angry
Because he got in between the skunk and its young
Because he threw sand at the skunk
Because he tried to use the skunk as a squirt gun
Q. One night, Brian is awakened to find what strange creature in his shelter?


A coyote
Lady Gaga
A porcupine
Bigfoot—too bad Brian doesn't have his camera.
Q. The bird that Brian hunts and eats during his time on the lake is called


An albatross
A ruffed grouse
A long-nosed, googly-eyed wozzle bird
A common loon
Q. While hunting one day, Brian is viciously and senselessly attacked by what?


A moose
A bear
A stranger with a hatchet
A troop of cub scouts working on their "random acts of violence" badge
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