1. To whom is Hornblower wishing luck at the opening of the novel?
(a) No one.
(b) Admireal Cornwald.
(c) Admiral Nelson.
(d) Lieutenant Bush.
2. What command is Hornblower leaving?
3. Who is taking over command of the vessel Hornblower is leaving?
4. Who is the Captain of the hoy transferring Hornblower?
5. Why is passage aboard the water hoy uncomfortable?
(a) She has no ballast and thus rides rough.
(b) The Captain will not give Hornblower quarters.
(c) It is very damp and smelly.
(d) The hoy only has one place to stand comfortably and that's where they ship's owner stands.
6. What is vital to keeping Bonaparte from crossing the English Channel?
(a) The French would never dare cross the channel.
(b) Good cannons along the shore.
(c) Reliable spies keeping track of the French fleet's movements.
(d) Concerted movements of the English fleet.
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