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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. Where did the narrator's mom take him as a child that his father did not approve of?
(a) The circus.
(b) The zoo.
(c) The aquarium.
(d) The playground.
2. Whom do the Kanka-bono girls eat?
3. Who said: "Progress has been much more general than retrogression."
(a) Henry Adams.
(b) Charles Darwin.
4. When does Selena find out that her father has passed away on the Bahia?
(a) After she passes away.
(b) While she is on the Galapagos Islands.
(c) While she is on Santa Rosalia.
(d) Immediately after he dies.
5. Who is Kamikaze?
(a) The Captain's son.
(b) Mary Hepburn's son.
(c) Andrew MacIntosh's son.
(d) Selena's seeing-eye dog.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does the surviving group on board the Bahia expect the most trouble to come from in Chapter 37?
2. Where does Siegfried von Kleist tell Selena her father went in Chapter 31?
3. What does Princess Charlotte design after the death of her husband, Prince Richard?
4. What is Guillermo Reyes's rocket compared to in Chapter 34?
5. Who is Sinka?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the launching of Reyes's missile compared to in Chapter 34?
2. In the Captain's story he shares with Akiko, how are lobsters much like humans?
3. In Book 2: Chapter 12, what does the narrator suggest as a means for Mary Hepburn to keep on living with the Captain for a little while longer?
4. Did James Wait ever reproduce? Explain.
5. After 10 years on the Island, how does the Captain change?
6. According to the narrator, why do people get hiccups?
7. Why are the Kanka-bono girls laughing at the Captain in Chapter 11? Why does the Captain think they are laughing?
8. Why does Mary Hepburn like James Wait immediately?
9. How does Quezeda feed his brain's thirst for self-esteem and alcohol?
10. Is Siegfried von Kleist successful at committing suicide in Chapter 38? Explain.
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