Q1 : Deep Water was written by whom?
(a) Robert Frost
(b) William Douglas
(c) Louis Fischer
(d) Alphonse Daudet
Answer: William Douglas
Q2 : At what age William Douglas started to learn swimming?
(a) 10 years old
(b) 10 or 11 years old
(c) 9 years old
(d) 11 or 14 years old
Answer: 10 or 11 years old
Q3 : Mother continually warned against which river?
(a) Colombia river
(b) Yamuna river
(c) Y.M.C.A river
(d) The Yakima river
Answer: Y.M.C.A river (The Yakima river was treacherous)
Q4 : The Y.M.C.A pool was…………
(c) Shallow and Deep
Q5 : William Douglas belong born in?
(a) Maine, Minnesota
(b) New York City
(c) New Hampshire
(d) Yakima City
Answer: Maine, Minnesota
Q6 : Narrators mother warned him against swimming in the Yakima River because
(a) It was dirty
(b) It was dangerous
(c) Many people had drowned in that
(d) It had crocodiles
Answer: Many people had drowned in that
Q7 : How deep pool was at the other End?
(a) It was 9 feet deep at the other end
(b) It was 5 feet deep at the other end
(c) It was 4 feet deep at the other end
(d) It was 11 feet deep at the other end
Answer: It was 9 feet deep at the other end
Q8 : How deep pool was at shallow end?
(a) 9 feet deep at shallow end.
(b) 11 feet deep at shallow end.
(c) 4 or 5 feet deep at shallow end.
(d) 2 or 3 feet deep at shallow end.
Answer: 2 or 3 feet deep at shallow end.
Q9 : What did writer used to walk in pool?
(b) pair of water wings
(c) water wings
Answer: pair of water wings
Q10 : At what age narrator’s aversion to water start?
(a) Five or six years old
(b) Six or seven years old
(c) Three or four years
(d) Three years old
Answer: Three or four years
Q11 : Narrator did not wanted to walk naked into the pool because…………
(a) because of his skin tone
(b) because of his skinny legs
(c) because of his long legs
(d) he was overweight
Answer: because of his skinny legs
Q12 : Narrator went to ___________ beach with his father?
(a) beach in Minnesota
(b) beach in California
(c) beach in New York
(d) beach in Yakima
Answer: beach in California
Q13 : What was Narrator’s father reaction to this incident?
(a) Father was panicked
(b) Father was crying
(c) Father was happy
(d) Father laughed
Answer: Father laughed
Q14 : What happened to narrator while surging with his father?
(a) he surfed
(b) waves knocked him down and swept over him
(c) he was thrown away by waves
(d) he was drowned
Answer: waves knocked him down and swept over him
Q15 : How was pool looking when narrator was alone at the pool
(a) pool was dirty
(b) water was still and the tiled bottom was as white and clean as a bathtub
(c) water was still and the tiled bottom was green in color
(d) water was still and blue
Answer: water was still and the tiled bottom was as white and clean as a bathtub
Q16 : Big bruiser of a boy, probably _________?
(a) eighty years old
(b) eighteen years old
(c) sixteen years old
(d) eight years old
Answer: eighteen years old
Q17 : Why did narrator sat on the side of the pool?
(a) No one else was there
(b) He was sick
(c) He was sad
(d) He was injured
Answer: No one else was there
Q18 : Who picked up and tossed narrator into the deep end?
(c) Big Bruiser
Answer: Big Bruiser
Q19 : What did Big Bruiser said to narrator?
(a) Hi, Skinny! do you like to swim?
(b) Hi, Skinny! You want to play a game?
(c) Hi, Skinny! How’d you like to be ducked?
(d) Hi, how are you, what’s up?
Answer: Hi, Skinny! How’d you like to be ducked?
Q20 : What did narrator planed: When his feet hit the bottom of pool?
(a) Call for help
(b) Make a big jump
(c) Make a small jump
(d) Make a shout
Answer: Make a big jump
Q21 : The nine feet seemed to Douglas like
(a) 9 Feet
(b) 90 Feet
(c) 99 Feet
(d) 49 Feet
Answer: 90 Feet
Q22 : What color of the pool narrator saw:
(a) Green shady
(b) Clean blue shade
(c) Clean green shade
(d) Dirty yellow shade
Answer: Green shady
Q23 : “But I remembered the strategy” What was narrators strategy?
(a) Make a jump
(b) Spring from the bottom of the pool and come like cork to the surface
(c) Paddle leg fast
(d) Swim faster and come up
Answer: Spring from the bottom of the pool and come like cork to the surface
Q24 : How did bully reacted to the incident?
(a) he apologized to narrator
(b) But I was just kidding, he added.
(c) he said “I made a mistake”
(d) he said “he was sorry”
Answer: But I was just kidding, he added.
Q25 : “The veil of life collapsed as I crossed over into oblivion.” What does oblivion mean?
Q26 : Where was narrator taken first after incident?
(b) Locker room
Answer: Locker room
Q27 : When this misadventure at the Y.M.C.A pool happened narrator was
(a) with his friends
(b) with his instructor
(c) with his wife
Q28 : When he regained consciousness, he
(a) sobbed, shook, and abstained from food.
(c) had pain in body
(d) he was in shock and wanted to take revenge
Answer: sobbed, shook, and abstained from food.
Q29 : Narrator experienced __________ whenever he was upset after this incident?
(a) wobbly in the knees and stomach
(b) anxiety in stomach
(c) pain in head and body
(d) wobbly in head and hands
Answer: wobbly in the knees and stomach
Q30 : A few years later narrator came to know the waters of the ___________?
Q31 : What was stopping narrator to get into the waters of Cascade?
(a) Memories of new Hampshire
(b) Memories of his school
(c) Memories of California
(d) the pool brought up terrifying memories
Answer: the pool brought up terrifying memories
Q32 : In which water the narrator bathe and feel scared?
(a) Warm lake of hampshire
(b) Bumping river
(c) Warm lake of the goat rocks
Answer: Warm lake of the goat rocks
Q33 : Fear if water, ruined narrators __________
(c) Fishing trips
Answer: Fishing trips
Q34 : In canoes on Maine lakes narrator was fishing for ___________ ?
(d) Landlocked salmon
Answer: Landlocked salmon
Q35 : Fear of water deprived narrator the of the joy of __________ ?
(a) Swimming and diving
(b) Canoeing, diving
(c) Canoeing, boating and driving
(d) Canoeing, boating and swimming
Answer: Canoeing, boating and swimming
Q36 : In which month narrator decided to get an instructor and learn to swim?
Q37 : The instructor put a I _________ around William douglas?
(a) Life jacket
(c) Belt and Rope
Answer: Belt and Rope
Q38 : How many hours William Douglas practice swimming?
(a) Six Days a week an hour each day
(b) Five days a week, two hours each
(d) Five days a week and hour each
Answer: Five days a week and hour each
Q39 : When did Instructor said “Now you can swim. Dive in and swim the pool’s length using the crawl stroke”.
Q40 : Which exercise Douglas practiced after Exhaling & Inhaling?
(a) Diving in water
(b) Kick with my legs
(c) Flapping legs
(d) Breathing exercise
Answer: Kick with my legs
Q41 : William Douglas had to repeat exhaling and inhaling exercises
(a) Twenty times
(b) Five times
(c) Hundred times
(d) Ten times
Answer: Hundred times
Q42 : What do you think you can do to me? Narrator spoke these words to.
(c) to his father
(d) To terror
Answer: To terror
Q43 : Narrator stripped, divided into the warm lake, and swam across to the other shore and back – just as
(d) Doug Corpron
Answer: Doug Corpron
Q44 : What distance William Douglas covered while swimming across the lake Wentworth?
(a) 1 mile
(b) 12 mile
(c) 20 miles
(d) 2 mile
Answer: 2 mile
Q45 : All we have to fear is fear itself. Who said these words?
(a) His father
(c) President Roosevelt
(d) His instructor
Answer: President Roosevelt
Q46 : William shouted with joy on which peak to and
(a) Meade Glacier
(b) Hampshire peak
(c) Gilbert peak
(d) None of the above
Answer: Gilbert peak
Q47 : In which subject had the writer graduated?
(a) English and Economic
(b) English and History
(c) Science and Social studies
(d) English and Science
Answer: English and Economic
Q48 : Y.M.C.A stands for?
(a) Young Men’s Christian Association
(b) Young Men’s Christian Authority
(c) Young Men’s Christian Army
(d) Young Men’s Christopher Association
Answer: Young Men’s Christian Association
Q49 : What haunted the author?
(a) His mother’s words
(c) The terrible experience in the pool
(d) a push by a young boy
Answer: The terrible experience in the pool
Q50 : What does Douglas do to save himself in the pool?
(a) Searches for a rope
(b) Shouts aloud
(c) Uses his mind and pushes himself up
(d) Calls the lifeguard
Answer: Uses his mind and pushes himself up