JACK LONDON
THE JOURNEY
AUSTRALIA
THE ISLANDS
VOCABULARY

100

What was his nationality?

American

100

Name the 50th American state.

Hawaii

100

What is the capital of Australia?

Canberra.

100

Who was not welcomed in the black isles?

The white man.

100

What's the English for "croisière"?

Cruise.

200

How old was he when he died?

40 years old.

200

Who was his partner in adventure? Give 3 adjectives to describe her.

His wife, Charmian: modern, independent, cultivated.

200

Name an Australian actress.

Nicole Kidman.

200

How many lepers were there on the island of Molokaï?

800.

200

How do you say "cocotier"?

Coconut palm.

300

Name his 3 most famous books.

White Fang (Croc Blanc), Martin Eden, The Call of the Wild (L'Appel de la Forêt). 


300

What was the name of his ship?

The Snark.

300

Name an Australian rock band.

AC/DC

300

What is the "royal sport" he discovered in Hawaii?

Surfing!

300

How do you say "perdu en mer"?

Lost at sea.

400

Name 4 of his different jobs.

Sailor, writer, rancher, war-photo reporter, adventurer, gold prospector.

400

How long was the journey supposed to last?

7 years.

400

Where did he stop his journey?

In Sydney.

400

Name the Scottish writer he admired.

Robert Louis Stevenson.

400

How do you say "archipel"?

Archipelago.

500

When was he born and when did he die?

1876-1916

500

Who wrote "Moby Dick" and "Taïpi"?

Herman Melville.

500

Name 3 animals you can meet in Australia.

Kangaroo, koala, platypus.

500

Why were the Society Islands idyllic?

Because there were coral reefs, coconut palms, beaches and lagoons.

500

What is the English for "mal de mer"?

Seasickness.