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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of ship is the Grasshopper?
(a) A lugger.
(b) A sloop.
(c) A man of war.
(d) A frigate.

2. What is the punishment for Doughty's arrest?
(a) Demotion.
(b) Death.
(c) Banishment.
(d) Imprisonment.

3. What changes at Brest when winter sets in?
(a) The number at the blockade.
(b) The visibility.
(c) The temperature.
(d) The wind.

4. What is the Butcher's Bill?
(a) The list of needed provisions.
(b) The list of dead and wounded.
(c) The list of damage to the ship.
(d) The list of prisoners.

5. What does Hornblower have to do after sleeping a few hours after destroying the semaphore?
(a) Take account of his crew.
(b) Write a report of the action.
(c) Interrogate the prisoners.
(d) Hold a funeral for Grimes.

6. How does Hornblower feel about domestic life?
(a) He is afraid of messing it up.
(b) He loves it.
(c) He feels fulfilled, but in the way.
(d) He finds it strange.

7. What ship captured the Clorinde?
(a) The Navigator.
(b) The Naiad.
(c) The Natural.
(d) The Newfoundland.

8. What kind of damage does the Hotspur get during the storms?
(a) Leaking storage units.
(b) Bent masthead.
(c) None of these.
(d) Ripped sails.

9. Who is sent to replace Grimes?
(a) Washer.
(b) Daffer.
(c) Williams.
(d) Doughty.

10. Where is Hornblower told to go while he is talking to Doughty in the brig?
(a) Creon.
(b) Caribbean.
(c) Colot.
(d) Cadiz.

11. How did Grimes die?
(a) He was shot.
(b) He fell from the crow's nest.
(c) He hung himself.
(d) He drowned.

12. Who points out the change in Hornblower on New Year's Eve?
(a) Cornwallis.
(b) Pellew.
(c) Bush.
(d) Doughty.

13. What do the men on the ship have to man three out of four hours during the storms?
(a) The crow's nest.
(b) The water pumps.
(c) The cannons.
(d) The forecastle.

14. What does Hornblower regret after getting his first dinner from Grimes's replacement?
(a) His sadness about losing Pellew.
(b) His insistence that the new steward stay in Grimes's old cabin.
(c) His pre-occupation with business.
(d) His cold reception of the new steward.

15. Why does Hornblower go to Plymouth?
(a) Repairs on his ship.
(b) A change of station.
(c) To train his crew.
(d) New supplies.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Hornblower do while trying to rescue the Grasshopper that amazes his crew?

2. What begins to fall apart when Hornblower has been at sea for six months?

3. What does Hornblower reminisce about during the storms?

4. What American ship is anchored in the harbor with the Hotspur?

5. What startles Hornblower about Grimes's replacement?

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