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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. Who is not at the house in Concord?
(a) Alcott.
(b) Ishmael.
(c) Emerson.
(d) Margaret.

2. What is the name of Frannie's little brother?
(a) Jack.
(b) Norman.
(c) Butch.
(d) Kit.

3. Who is one of the owners of the Pequod?
(a) Torchy.
(b) Peleg.
(c) Lord.
(d) Ahab.

4. Where is Margaret at this point in the story?
(a) South America.
(b) Europe.
(c) Boston.
(d) Philadelphia.

5. Mary and Una take the children to the spring _____ event.
(a) Tree planting.
(b) Maple tapping.
(c) Church.
(d) Sheep shearing.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who comes home with Justice?

2. What is the name of Starbuck's son?

3. Who returns to town with stories about Susan?

4. Charlotte received a letter from _____.

5. Who lost his arm to Moby Dick?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who is Maria Mitchell? What does she have in common with Una?

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

3. Who is Elijah? What news does he deliver to Justice? What happens to Elijah?

4. Who is Susan? Why is she important to Una?

5. How does the relationship between Una and Ahab change in this section? What does Ahab do to have Una for himself?

6. What happens to Ahab physically upon his return to Nantucket? How do Una and Ahab deal with the issue?

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

8. What news does Una receive regarding a mishap at sea? What happens to Ahab?

9. Discuss the scene in which Ahab returns home.

10. How does Judge Austin Lord relate to Una's care after Ahab leaves Nantucket?

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