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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Kit compares Una to which animal?
(a) Eel.
(b) Cat.
(c) Wolf.
(d) Shark.

2. When asked which lighthouse she had climbed, Una answered ______.
(a) Sandy Neck.
(b) Alexandria.
(c) Cordouan.
(d) Eddystone.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Giles applies to which school?

2. What is the name of Agatha and Jonathan's daughter?

3. Kit calls out whose name while he makes love to Una?

4. How old is Una when Bertha and Ulysses visit Nantucket?

5. Una originally comes from which state?

Short Essay Questions

1. Una begins to think about the return to Nantucket. What are some of the things Una thinks about regarding her future on the island?

2. What happens to Una after the Sussex sinks?

3. Una continues to be troubled by her relationship with Kit. Explain Una wandering around in the dark.

4. What happens while Una is incapacitated with illness?

5. In chapter seventy-three, it becomes clear to Una that Kit is not going to improve. Discuss some of Kit's actions. What is Una's reaction?

6. Una and Kit discuss the steps they took in order to stay alive while out at sea. What does the pair discuss?

7. Discuss Aunt Agatha's influence on Una regarding pacifism and women's rights.

8. Una decides to dress up as a cabin boy so that she can go out to sea with Kit and Giles. Examine Una's plan. Who does Una meet on the ship?

9. Describe Una's childhood and introduction to the sea.

10. Una and Giles talk about climbing the topsail and feeling like birds out over the ocean. What happens to Giles the next day? What happens to Kit?

(see the answer keys)

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