Ahab's Wife, or, the Star-Gazer Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Una used to climb _____ trees when she lived in Kentucky.
(a) Apple.
(b) Elm.
(c) Blue spruce.
(d) White pine.

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

3. Una does not wish to undertake which task?
(a) Baking.
(b) Operating a store.
(c) Washing laundry.
(d) Running the lighthouse.

4. Who does Kit demand to talk to during his illness?
(a) Jonathan.
(b) His mother.
(c) Kit.
(d) Clifford.

5. Who argued for the development of a public fire department?
(a) Robben.
(b) Judge.
(c) Giles.
(d) Una.

6. What is the name of Una's father?
(a) Kit.
(b) Ahab.
(c) Ulysses.
(d) Jonathan.

7. If Giles was Christ, Una and Kit were _____.
(a) Children.
(b) Thieves.
(c) Executioners.
(d) Followers.

8. Out on the open water, the captain orders Una to be on the lookout for which of the following?
(a) Whales.
(b) Storm clouds.
(c) Icebergs.
(d) Other ships.

9. Una and Giles talk about climbing the ____.
(a) Jig.
(b) Rigging.
(c) Topsail.
(d) Mast.

10. Which famous book is mentioned throughout the story?
(a) Moby Dick.
(b) The Iliad.
(c) Pilgrim's Progress.
(d) The Odyssey.

11. What is the name of the town nearest to the lighthouse?
(a) Salem.
(b) New Bedford.
(c) Martha's Vineyard.
(d) Cape Cod.

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

13. Where does the crew member live?
(a) Boston.
(b) Cuba.
(c) Nantucket.
(d) Rio.

14. Kit suffers from a bout of:
(a) Malaria.
(b) Madness.
(c) Consumption.
(d) Scurvy.

15. Una talks about training which type of bird?
(a) Sparrow.
(b) Eagle.
(c) Sea gull.
(d) Egret.

Short Answer Questions

1. What food does Una compare to sunshine?

2. What type of store caught on fire?

3. What illness strikes the little girl?

4. Which is not an ingredient in the punch?

5. In chapter 71, Una meets ____, Kit's old girlfriend.

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