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

2. What food does Una compare to sunshine?
(a) Oranges.
(b) Bread.
(c) Eggs.
(d) Poultry.

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

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

5. What is the name of Starbuck's wife?
(a) Esther.
(b) Mary.
(c) Willa.
(d) Lucy.

6. Tatting is the art of making _____.
(a) Clothing.
(b) Fishing lures.
(c) Lace.
(d) Bread.

7. What type of store caught on fire?
(a) Hat.
(b) Tack.
(c) Liquor.
(d) Grocery.

8. Una compares herself, Kit and Giles to a _____.
(a) Storm.
(b) String.
(c) Rock.
(d) Whale.

9. In chapter 66, the ship is ____ days from Nantucket.
(a) 7.
(b) 2.
(c) 3.
(d) 4.

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

11. What is Giles' last name?
(a) Bonebright.
(b) Winkler.
(c) Finger.
(d) Abrahmson.

12. Stubb jokes about a church dedicated to which animal?
(a) Monkey.
(b) Whale.
(c) Werewolf.
(d) Elephant.

13. What is the name of the physicist that developed a new type of lens for the lighthouse?
(a) Galileo.
(b) De Maurier.
(c) Belenguer.
(d) Fresnel.

14. Who tutors Chester?
(a) Kit.
(b) Giles.
(c) Frannie.
(d) Una.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Una thinks about making a living on land as a _____.

2. How many hours a day do the tutoring sessions last?

3. In chapter 12, Agatha and Jonathan take the girls to see which city?

4. What is a porthole?

5. What is the name of the town nearest to the lighthouse?

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