The Raft Flash Cards
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The Raft , What was Green Mohawk Dude going to do at the opening of the book?
Give Robie a nose piercing., pg. 1
The Raft , How old is Robie?
15, pg. 1
The Raft , How does Robie cope with unpleasant things?
Thinking of something worse., pg. 1
The Raft , What does Robie get pierced?
Her nose, pg. 2
The Raft , What were three things that Robie liked about living on Midway?
Having her own golf cart, making her own hours for homeschool, and getting to hang out with National Geographic Photographers., pg. 3
The Raft , What profession does Robie's parents have?
research biologists, pg. 3
The Raft , Where did Robie's aunt, AJ, live?
in Honolulu on Waikiki Beach, pg. 4
The Raft , What two things did Robie dislike about the beach?
Sand and waves, pg. 4
The Raft , What animal was the henna tattoo of that Robie got on her ankle?
Green Sea Turtle, pg. 6
The Raft , What is an aumakua?
ancestral guide, pg. 6
The Raft , What henna tattoo does Robie get?
Sea turtle, pg. 6
The Raft , AJ was called away. To what city did she have to fly?
Los Angeles, pg. 7
The Raft , What did Robie buy at the 'Ala Moana Center?
pink high-top Chuck Taylors, pg. 10
The Raft , What name did the dirty guy call Robie?
Lucy, pg. 10
The Raft , What made the dirty guy let Robie go?
A man yelled, "Hey"., pg. 11
The Raft , What happens that changes Robie's mind about staying by herself?
A man attacks her , pg. 11
The Raft , What kind of plane did Robie take back to Midway?
Gulfstream turboprop - G-1, pg. 13
The Raft , What four times did the clock read as Robie tried to fall asleep?
11:13, 1:02, 3:29, and 4:43, pg. 15
The Raft , What was her standard outfit for flying?
Khaki Bermuda shorts, a white camisole, and green hoodie., pg. 17
The Raft , What was the name of the copilot on the plane that Robie took?
Max, pg. 18
The Raft , Why could airplanes only take off and land at night at Midway?
They needed to avoid the Albatross which were less active at night. , pg. 19
The Raft , How much weight could the G-1 hold with people and cargo?
3800 lbs., pg. 19
The Raft , What were Robie's favorite kind of oranges?
satsuma, pg. 20
The Raft , In what direction do Rolls-Royce propellers turn?
counterclockwise, pg. 21
The Raft , What did Robie have to drink and eat on the flight to Midway?
Guava juice and a turkey sandwich. , pg. 22
The Raft , Why was the weight limit 3800 lbs.?
So the plane could fly with only one engine., pg. 27
The Raft , What did Max pull out from under neath the galley's shelves?
a yellow raft, pg. 28
The Raft , What did Max tell Robie to put on?
a flotation device, pg. 29
The Raft , How long did Max say that the airplane would stay on the surface of the water?
5 minutes, pg. 31
The Raft , Where were Robie and her parents currently living and how long had they been there?
Midway Island - 3 years, pg. 32
The Raft , What does Max do to save Robie's life?
Throws her out of the plane window, pg. 33
The Raft , who saved Robie from drowning?
Max, pg. 41
The Raft , When Robie said to Max, "You threw me out of the plane!" What did Max say to her?
"Would you rather still be on it?", pg. 45
The Raft , What was the name of the yellow-and-blue bag Robie found in the raft?
Coastal Commander, pg. 50
The Raft , Name 3 things Robie found in the Coastal Commander.
4 flares, yellow cup, mirror, flashlight & batteries, sponge, seasick tablets, first aid kit with gauze , pg. 50
The Raft , How did Robie go to the bathroom on the raft?
"slid my bottom half over the edge", pg. 54
The Raft , What had the nickname "garbage can of the sea"?
Tiger sharks, pg. 54
The Raft , What was on the silver that hung from the black cord around Max's neck?
a thumb print, pg. 55
The Raft , What was the name of the ship that was torpedoed by the Japanese in the movie that Robie remembered watching on Midway?
The USS Indianapolis, pg. 57
The Raft , How many days and night did the crew drift in the ocean before being rescued?
Four days and five nights, pg. 57
The Raft , What did Midway attract when the young albatross were learning to fly?
Tiger sharks, pg. 58
The Raft , How did Robie tie Max to the raft?
nylon line tied to his live vest, pg. 69
The Raft , What did Robie do to Max to prepare him to leave the raft.
put on a life jacket and tied a nylon line on the raft to the vest, pg. 69
The Raft , What was missing from the manifest that Robie found in Max's bag?
her name, pg. 71
The Raft , what is Robie's full name?
Robie Mitchell, pg. 71
The Raft , How much did Robie weigh?
115 lbs., pg. 72
The Raft , What was number 5 on the list on the card labeled "survival at sea?"
Do not eat, unless water is available. , pg. 76
The Raft , What are the 5 items on the Survival at Sea card?
Don't drink seawater, urine, alcohol; don't smoke; don't eat unless water is available., pg. 76
The Raft , What are the two biggest causes of deaths in shipwrecks?
Drowning and hypothermia, pg. 76
The Raft , What did the card say to use to catch water if it rained?
the tarpaulin, pg. 77
The Raft , Name 6 items about dehydration.
Reduce water loss through sweat, soak clothes in sea and wring them out; saltwater can cause boils and rashes; don't get bottom of raft wet; water can be obtained from fluid in fish spine and eyes of large fish; catch rain with a tarpaulin; old sea ice may be used for water., pg. 77
The Raft , What kind of candy did Robie find in Max's bag?
Skittles, pg. 79
The Raft , How many Skittles were in the bag?
One hundred and seven, pg. 79
The Raft , What are Robie's two favorite Skittles colors?
Orange and Green, pg. 80
The Raft , Why did Robie think about getting out of the raft?
To get the water out of the raft, pg. 82
The Raft , When the raft turned over how many skittles did Robie manage to grab?
Four, pg. 91
The Raft , What were the colors of the skittles she got?
Two yellow, a green and a purple, pg. 91
The Raft , What happened to the raft after Robie had patched the leak and started to turn it over?
She got it up on its end when a gust of wind blowing it end-over-end 50 yards away., pg. 94
The Raft , How did Robie have to swim in order to catch the raft after the wind blew it away?
on her stomach, pg. 95
The Raft , What happened to the piercing on Robie's nose?
Got infected, pg. 100
The Raft , What did Robie call adults who have to tell you everything about themselves?
Regurgitators, pg. 101
The Raft , What did she call adults who keep asking and asking questions, sucking you dry of every bit of your life story?
Hoovers, pg. 101
The Raft , According to Robie, what is a Regurgitator?
An adult who always finds a way to turn the conversation around and make it about themselves., pg. 101
The Raft , What two categories does Robie say adults fall into?
Regurgitators and Hoovers, pg. 101
The Raft , How did Robie assume that Max did not have a wife?
No ring, pg. 102
The Raft , Where was Max from?
A ranch in eastern Oregon in the middle of nowhere., pg. 103
The Raft , What kind of cookies did Robie remember making with her mom?
Peanut butter with a chocolate kiss in the middle, pg. 104
What was part of the marine debris that Robie found floating?
fishing net, empty ketchup bottle , soda can, with Japanese writing, pg. 110
The Raft , What did everyone on Midway want to find among beach debris?
Glass balls (old Japanese fishing floats), pg. 110
The Raft , What book did Robie think about in which a little silver parachute floated down to give the main character what she needed?
The Hunger Games, pg. 111
The Raft , What good luck charm does Robie find in the marine debris?
A red-and-white plastic Santa Claus, pg. 111
The Raft , From what two materials does Robie fashion her fishing line and hook?
Her hoodie string and spiral notebook wire, pg. 113
The Raft , Why were the Albatross nicknamed gooney birds?
Because of their dance, pg. 122
The Raft , What did Robie name the chick of the fairy tern that laid her egg on the railing of their front porch?
Smeagol, pg. 125
The Raft , What did Robie call the cloud of fish and birds that moved toward her raft?
A bait ball, pg. 125
The Raft , What jumped off the bottom of the raft when something bumped the underside of the raft?
plastic Santa Claus, pg. 126
The Raft , What kind of fish did Robie catch before a shark bit into it?
yellow skipjack, pg. 128
The Raft , What is sashimi?
raw tuna, pg. 129
The Raft , what is ciguatera?
A toxin caught by fish who eat small reef creatures., pg. 129
The Raft , What are the symptoms of ciguatera?
nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pg. 129
The Raft , What deadly disease you can catch from eating reef fish?
ciguatera, pg. 129
The Raft , Who was Max's love?
Brandy Thomas, pg. 131
The Raft , What kind of plane did Robie hear flying above her when she dropped the flashlight into the water?
C-130, pg. 135
The Raft , What does a daytime flare do to attract attention?
creates orange smoke but no flame, pg. 135
The Raft , What kind of flare does Robie accidentally use first when the C-130 flies over at night?
Smoke flare, pg. 135
The Raft , What does Robie accidentally drop into the ocean?
The flashlight, pg. 136
The Raft , What does Robie remember about Lisianski Island?
cannibal rabbits because the food supply on the island ran out, pg. 139
The Raft , What was Robie's favorite dessert?
Better than Anything cake, pg. 139
The Raft , What two surprising things was Lisianski Island known for?
cannibal rabbits & bird poaching, pg. 139
The Raft , Which president had declared Lisianski a bird reservation?
Teddy Roosevelt, pg. 139
The Raft , What kept Robie from being dragged back out to sea after getting washed up on the beach?
A naupaka bush got entwined with her hair., pg. 143
The Raft , What part of Robie was badly injured when the raft crashed into the reef?
Her left eye, pg. 143
The Raft , What kind of animal did Robie find on the island?
Hawaiian monk seal, pg. 150
The Raft , What injuries did the monk seal receive from the shark attack?
one flipper bitten completely off, belly slashed open, bleeding with innards exposed and tumbling out, pg. 151
The Raft , What endangered animal does Robie put out of its misery?
a seal (Hawaiian monk seal), pg. 154
The Raft , Why did Robie kill the seal?
to keep her from suffering, pg. 154
The Raft , What did Robie do to help the monk seal?
She killed her by hitting her with a board., pg. 155
The Raft , Why did Robie cry after killing the seal?
the seal had a baby, pg. 158
The Raft , What did Robie call the tiger shark she saw eat a seal?
monster, pg. 161
The Raft , What did Robie name the baby seal?
Starbuck, pg. 165
The Raft , What was in the yellow survival suit that washed up on the beach?
Dead body, pg. 168
The Raft , When "Max" is urging Robie to go into the water to get the survival suit, what does she break down and finally admit?
He was dead (figment of her imagination), pg. 171
The Raft , What phenomenon does Robie first witness while watching the setting sun on the island?
A green flash, pg. 183
The Raft , What concert did Max take Brandy to?
Taylor Swift, pg. 189
The Raft , What does Robie find in the bottom of the ditty bag that she'd missed the first time?
A tube of Carmex, pg. 191
The Raft , How does Starbuck end up dying?
Tangled in a fishing net, pg. 197
The Raft , What lighter did Robie get to light a spark?
Marilyn Monroe, pg. 198
The Raft , Where did Robie get the meat that she dropped into the fire?
From Starbuck, pg. 200
The Raft , What caused the auto accident that killed Max's girlfriend?
Max hit an antelope, pg. 203
The Raft , What animal does Max hit on the drive home from the concert?
An antelope, pg. 203
The Raft , From what organization is the ship that rescues Robie?
NOAA, pg. 213
The Raft , Did the ship that found Robie see her signal fire?
No. They just wanted to check out the island and almost didn't stop., pg. 215
The Raft , How long had Robie been lost since the plane crash?
12 days, pg. 219
The Raft , How long had Max REALLY been with Robie?
1 day and night, pg. 220
The Raft , What does Robie keep in the top drawer of her bedside table?
Granola bars, pg. 224
The Raft , What did Max always wear around his neck?
A black cord with an oblong piece of silver that had Brandy's thumbprint on one side and his on the other., pg. 229
The Raft , Whose small thumbprint was on Max's necklace?
Brandy's, pg. 229
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