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

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

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

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

5. How many hours a day do the tutoring sessions last?
(a) 1.
(b) 3.
(c) 2.
(d) 5.

6. What illness strikes the little girl?
(a) Scurvy.
(b) Smallpox.
(c) Scarlet fever.
(d) Tuberculosis.

7. What is the name of Kit's old girlfriend?
(a) Kimberly.
(b) Cynthia.
(c) Samantha.
(d) Charlotte.

8. Giles applies to which school?
(a) Columbia.
(b) Harvard.
(c) Yale.
(d) Princeton.

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

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

11. Who falls into the sea?
(a) Una.
(b) Giles.
(c) Kit.
(d) Chester.

12. What is Kit's last name?
(a) Wilson.
(b) Sparrow.
(c) Eagle.
(d) Bond.

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

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

15. What is the name of Kit and Giles' boat?
(a) Dove.
(b) Sussex.
(c) Petrel.
(d) Pequod.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Kit demand to talk to during his illness?

2. What is the name of Una's father?

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

4. What type of berries are not mentioned in relation to Nantucket?

5. What is the name of the river that borders Una's family home?

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