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 type of berries are not mentioned in relation to Nantucket?
(a) Huckleberries.
(b) Cranberries.
(c) Blueberries.
(d) Strawberries.

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

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

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

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

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

7. Who is nicknamed "Little King Post?"
(a) Starbuck.
(b) Dawson.
(c) Latimer.
(d) Flask.

8. What is Swain's native country?
(a) Kenya.
(b) China.
(c) United States.
(d) India.

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

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

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

12. Una was required to stand at ____ feet.
(a) 200.
(b) 150.
(c) 75.
(d) 100.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the inn where Una stays?

2. What is the name of the ship that carried Una's letter(s) to Ahab?

3. What is the name of Una's aunt?

4. Who falls into the sea?

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

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