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

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

3. Which of the following proposes to Una?
(a) Kit.
(b) Clifford.
(c) Harry.
(d) Giles.

4. What type of church does Una attend?
(a) Methodist.
(b) Unitarian.
(c) Quaker.
(d) Catholic.

5. What is the name of Agatha and Jonathan's daughter?
(a) Frannie.
(b) Kit.
(c) Susan.
(d) Bertha.

Short Answer Questions

1. When asked which lighthouse she had climbed, Una answered ______.

2. Una talks about training which type of bird?

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

4. Una does not wish to undertake which task?

5. Una originally comes from which state?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain how the story reverts to the time before Justice's birth.

2. What information does Ahab have for Una about Kit? What is Una's reaction?

3. What news does Una receive from Maria? How does it affect Una?

4. What is Una's reaction upon being married to Ahab?

5. 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?

6. What activity does Una take up with Sallie Swain? What is the metaphor used by Una to describe her relationship with Kit and Giles?

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

8. Examine the scene in which Una becomes temporarily blinded.

9. What happens to Una after the Sussex sinks?

10. What does Una receive from the captains? What news arrives from Ahab?

(see the answer keys)

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