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. Who performs the wedding ceremony?
(a) Ahab.
(b) Kit.
(c) Giles.
(d) Harry.

2. What is the name of the captain's young son?
(a) Chester.
(b) Kit.
(c) Lionel.
(d) Geoffrey.

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

4. How does Ulysses die?
(a) Suicide.
(b) Drowned.
(c) Falls off a horse.
(d) Hit by a train.

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

6. What is the name of the slave girl who lost her mother?
(a) Susan.
(b) Elizabeth.
(c) Alice.
(d) Kit.

7. Una compares Ahab to ______.
(a) Kit.
(b) Ulysses.
(c) Giles.
(d) Jonathan.

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

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

10. 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) Other ships.
(d) Whales.

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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Where does the crew member live?

3. How many barrels of oil were taken from the whale in chapter 66?

4. What is a porthole?

5. Who is nicknamed "Little King Post?"

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