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The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea


by Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea: Sometimes the Big Fish Aren't Worth the Trouble Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Old Man and the Sea? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How long has it been since the Old Man has caught a fish?

15 minutes
He just caught one, right now. And another, now. He's on a roll.
84 days
A year, the fish must of packed up and moved or something
Q. What is the relationship between the old man and the boy?

The boy steals the man's fishing equipment
The boy is constantly T.P.-ing the old man's hut
The boy brings the old man food
The old man teaches the boy the ways of the Jedi
Q. How does the old man feel about the huge marlin?

He hate hate hates it.
He respects it like a brother.
He doesn't have real emotions; the old man turns out to be a cyborg.
He likes it so much he might even marry it.
Q. What happens to the marlin on the way back to shore?

It comes back to life.
It discusses economic policy in relation to small fishing villages with the old man
It gets eaten by sharks
It turns into a beautiful lady, who takes one look at the old man and jumps into a shark's mouth
Q. What does the old man dream about?