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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. Maria and Una go out at night to see which unusual occurrence?
(a) Meteor shower.
(b) Halley's comet.
(c) Double rainbow.
(d) Arrival of the Queen Mary.

2. What important figure dies in the beginning of this section?
(a) Uncle Torchy.
(b) Frannie.
(c) Bertha.
(d) Kit.

3. Una learns that Ahab had been cursed by a(n) ____ woman as a child.
(a) French.
(b) Slave.
(c) Indian.
(d) Gypsy.

4. Who delivers the baby?
(a) Mitchell.
(b) Maynard.
(c) Hussey.
(d) Lord.

5. Una's neighbor refers to David as _____.
(a) Roger.
(b) Jim.
(c) Willie.
(d) Bob.

Short Answer Questions

1. The judge tells ____ about a potential job.

2. In which state is the investment focused?

3. What is the name of Frannie's daughter?

4. What is the name of the rounded structure atop Ahab's house?

5. The Pequod sails on which holiday?

Short Essay Questions

1. What tragedy befalls Nantucket? How does it change things? What are some of the steps people take to rebuild?

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

3. Who is Robben Avalon? What is his relationship with Una?

4. Judge Austin Lord invites Una and Justice to stay at his house. What transpires between the judge and Una?

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

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

7. Who is Captain Mayhew? Why does he visit Una? What offer does Mayhew make to Una?

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

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

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

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