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 originally comes from which state?
(a) Kentucky.
(b) Massachusetts.
(c) Wisconsin.
(d) Ohio.

2. Which food is not mentioned as a staple on the boat?
(a) Bananas.
(b) Oatmeal.
(c) Eggs.
(d) Chicken.

3. What is the name of the wife of the captain of the Alba Albatross?
(a) Sallie.
(b) Annie.
(c) Betsy.
(d) Lucy.

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

5. What part of the lighthouse must be replaced?
(a) Weather vane.
(b) Door.
(c) Lens.
(d) Foghorn.

6. What is the name of Ahab's ship?
(a) Sussex.
(b) Nantucket.
(c) Pequod.
(d) Una.

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

8. What type of punch is served at dinner?
(a) Vodka.
(b) Orange.
(c) Rum.
(d) Fruit.

9. In chapter 48, the Sussex heads toward which country?
(a) England.
(b) Spain.
(c) Morocco.
(d) Cuba.

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

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

12. Which of the following proposes to Una?
(a) Kit.
(b) Giles.
(c) Clifford.
(d) Harry.

13. Who lays out nice things in Una's cabin?
(a) Kit.
(b) Starbuck.
(c) Ahab.
(d) Chester.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. A larder is a place where _____is/are stored.

2. What is Una's last name?

3. What is Swain's native country?

4. What is a porthole?

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

(see the answer keys)

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