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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: The Young Woman and the Mountains 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 does the Old Man spend with a fishing line on his back?

One minute
3 days
14 weeks
It is still there
Q. What is the Old Man's name?

Q. Who does the Old Man wish were with him?

His wife
His girlfriend
The boy
Just about anyone - it is boring out at sea
Q. Whom does the Old Man tell that he won’t catch a fish, because the fish are "too big for him and they go too fast"?

The boy
Anyone who will listen
Q. What is the Old Man's sport?

Arm wrestling