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Sena Jeter Naslund
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many chickens were on the ship?
(a) 9.
(b) 18.
(c) 13.
(d) 21.

2. Ahab shares which type of candy with the crew?
(a) Caramels.
(b) Maple.
(c) Rock.
(d) Black licorice.

3. How long has it been since the crew member had been home?
(a) 1 year.
(b) 5 years.
(c) 2 years.
(d) 3 years.

4. What is the name of the ship that carried Una's letter(s) to Ahab?
(a) Dove.
(b) Sussex.
(c) Godspeed.
(d) Pequod.

5. In chapter 12, Agatha and Jonathan take the girls to see which city?
(a) New York.
(b) New Bedford.
(c) Providence.
(d) Boston.

6. In the beginning of chapter 34, the boat neared which Cape?
(a) Hatteras.
(b) Cod.
(c) Horn.
(d) May.

7. What name does Una use when posing as a cabin boy?
(a) Ulysses.
(b) Jeremy.
(c) Clifford.
(d) Chester.

8. Una talks with Giles about making a harness out of braided ____.
(a) Hair.
(b) Rope.
(c) Stockings.
(d) Kelp.

9. What is the name of Agatha and Jonathan's daughter?
(a) Kit.
(b) Bertha.
(c) Frannie.
(d) Susan.

10. What is the first name of Mrs. Swain?
(a) Susan.
(b) Kitty.
(c) Rebekkah.
(d) Angela.

11. Giles and Kit became so ill that they could only drink ____.
(a) Water.
(b) Broth.
(c) Orange juice.
(d) Beer.

12. What strong emotion is felt by Kit and Una regarding their survival?
(a) Melancholy.
(b) Joy.
(c) Guilt.
(d) Relief.

13. Una thinks about making a living on land as a _____.
(a) Farmer.
(b) Sailor's wife.
(c) Seamstress.
(d) Candlemaker.

14. How many days do the families take to tour New Bedford?
(a) 5.
(b) 7.
(c) 3.
(d) 9.

15. Ahab's fake leg was made from which material?
(a) Wood.
(b) Ivory.
(c) Plastic.
(d) Pewter.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following proposes to Una?

2. Stubb jokes about a church dedicated to which animal?

3. What is the name of the slave girl who lost her mother?

4. What part of the lighthouse must be replaced?

5. What is the name of Kit and Giles' boat?

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