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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What decoration marks the Victory's quarterdeck?
(a) A star.
(b) A crescent moon.
(c) A medallion.
(d) An albatross.
2. What is Captain Vere's favorite hobby?
3. How do the other sailors react to Claggart in chapter 10?
(a) They are fearfully silent.
(b) They laugh the incident off as a joke.
(c) They erupt into a violent melee.
(d) They quickly man their stations.
4. How do Captain Vere's officers view their commander's personality?
(a) Dry and bookish.
(b) Relaxed and friendly.
(c) Obnoxious and temperamental..
(d) Paranoid and superstitious
5. Which famous character does the Victory's quarterdeck decoration commemorate?
(a) Captain Bligh.
(b) Captain Vere.
(c) Captain Graveling.
(d) Admiral Nelson.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of personal life does Captain Vere lead?
2. Which character stares at Billy with a meditative and melancholy expression in chapter 17?
3. Which types of books does Captain Vere prefer?
4. When does the incident in chapter 10 occur?
5. Which two characters are Claggart's messmates?
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