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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the Helmund transporting?
(b) Gold bullion.
2. What does Hornblower do after lunch?
(b) Talk about politics with Spendlove.
(c) Play cards with Johnson and his men.
(d) Meet with the governor.
3. How does Ramsbottom appear physically?
(a) He has lost an arm in combat.
(b) He has several minor sword slash wounds but that's all.
(c) He is lying down and almost dead.
(d) He is unharmed.
4. What does Hooper flatly reject?
(a) A pardon for the pirates.
(b) A rescue party.
(c) Permission for Lucy to marry Spendlove.
(d) A visa for the Clorinda to stay in port longer.
5. Where does Hornblower have the Clorinda's mortar mounted?
(a) On the bridge wings.
(b) On the fighting bridges.
(c) On a mule-drawn wagon.
(d) On a light boat.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Hornblower taken when he returns?
2. What do they have to do when the boat grounds?
3. What does Hornblower learn from his wife, Barbara, about Ramsbottom?
4. What is the ending scene in Chapter 4?
5. How does Spendlove escape?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Charles Ramsbottom.
2. What do the pirates decide to do about the delivery of the letter and how does Hornblower react?
3. What does Hornblower believe about Lucy Hough and Spendlove, yet what indications are there that Hornblower is incorrect in his observations?
4. What are the implications of the capture of the Helmond?
5. What does Hornblower learn on his tour of the Bride of Abydos and what is his reaction?
6. What happens immediately upon Hornblower's return that is disconcerting to him?
7. Who appears at breakfast and how does he get there?
8. Describe the strike on the pirate's redoubt and the outcome.
9. Who does Hornblower meet ashore at Puerto Cabello and what ensues while Hornblower is ashore?
10. What does Hornblower learn from the Dutch and Spanish ministers with whom he converses?
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