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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 lost his arm to Moby Dick?
(a) Chester.
(b) Ahab.
(c) Starbuck.
(d) Enderby.

2. Where does Una like to sleep in the new house?
(a) Roof.
(b) Porch.
(c) Kitchen.
(d) Back yard.

3. Una has taken up which occupation?
(a) Sewing.
(b) Stargazing.
(c) Writing.
(d) Sailing.

4. The investment is focused on which natural resource?
(a) Iron.
(b) Coal.
(c) Water.
(d) Oil.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Una learns that Ahab had been cursed by a(n) ____ woman as a child.

2. Who shoves Elijah into the water?

3. Una becomes close friends with ___ now that Mary is gone.

4. Who arrives in Kentucky alongside Frannie?

5. What is Margaret's last name?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. Frannie's life changes a great deal during this time. What happens to Frannie? What major career move does Frannie make?

5. Discuss the scene in which Ahab returns home.

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

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

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

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

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

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