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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. How is Hornblower feeling as he arrives home?
2. To whom does Hornblower report on land?
(a) Admiral Leighton.
(b) Admiral Nelson.
(c) Rear Admiral Foster.
(d) Admiral Stonewall.
3. What do the French send to the Princess?
(a) The head of an English prisoner.
(b) A prize crew.
(c) An ultimatum.
(d) An offer for a compromise.
4. What does Hornblower do with the sea chest?
(a) Throws it overboard.
(b) Moves it into his room.
(d) Rips it apart.
5. What do the Englishmen do upon arriving at the French brig?
(a) Negotiate a surrender.
(b) Set it afire.
(c) Sweep the deck clear of French sailors.
(d) Punch holes in it so it will sink.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Hornblower suggest could be used from the document?
2. About whom are the signals concerned?
3. What is the most important thing that Hornblower takes from the French brig?
4. To what ship is Hornblower assigned?
5. What does Sawyer call for immediately after talking with the lieutenant of the prize crew?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Marsden describe the encounter between Calder and Villeneuve?
2. What special duty is Hornblower assigned?
3. Describe Meadows.
4. What does Hornblower hand over to Marsden and Barrow, and what do they make of it?
5. What man is aboard the Epérance in whom the English seem interested?
6. What indications are there that the weighted packet Hornblower takes off the French brig might be important?
7. What is most useful about the document that Hornblower brings to the admiralty?
8. What do the formerly sleeping watch sailors do as Hornblower is contemplating what to do with the ship?
9. What are the setting and circumstances at the opening of this short story?
10. What do Hornblower and his men do when the prize crew arrives?
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