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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What ability does Ngonyama have?
(a) To fade into the background.
(b) To walk through walls.
(c) To negotiate even the hardest situations.
(d) To become invisible.

2. At the beginning of Entry 2, what does Rutherford say wakes him up?
(a) A pistol pressed against his stomach.
(b) A pistol pressed against his head.
(c) A knife pressed against his neck.
(d) A knife pressed against his stomach.

3. What does Isadora tell Rutherford he should do instead of constantly getting drunk?
(a) Join the crew of a ship.
(b) Go back to the plantation.
(c) Something productive with his life.
(d) Reconcile with his family.

4. What does Captain Falcon tell Rutherford he has been teased about since he was a boy?
(a) His limp.
(b) His protruding belly.
(c) His voice.
(d) His small size.

5. According to Rutherford, what are Falcon's legs shorter than?
(a) His captain's chair.
(b) His chart table.
(c) His dining table.
(d) His bed.

6. Why does Squibb walk with a limp?
(a) He has a wooden leg.
(b) He has a metal rod in his foot.
(c) He has a partially amputated foot.
(d) He has a metal rod in his leg.

7. How does Rutherford describe himself as having felt on board?
(a) Dizzy.
(b) Nauseous.
(c) Hydrophobic.
(d) Claustrophobic.

8. What has destroyed the Allmuseri village?
(a) Disease.
(b) War.
(c) Famine.
(d) The slave trade.

9. What percentage was Captain Falcon set to receive of the cargo's value?
(a) 25%.
(b) 20%.
(c) 5%.
(d) 15%.

10. How much pay does Falcon offer Rutherford (an offer that Rutherford accepts) to remain part of the crew?
(a) Five percent of the earnings.
(b) None.
(c) Twenty-five percent of the earnings.
(d) Ten percent of the earnings.

11. What does Captain Falcon catch Rutherford doing one night?
(a) Stealing from the liquor stash.
(b) Rummaging through the galley.
(c) Stealing from the rest of the crew.
(d) Rummaging through his cabin.

12. Captain Falcon tells Rutherford that the cargo they will pick up at Bangalang includes forty ______________ tribes people.
(a) Ubuntu.
(b) Allmuseri.
(c) Watusi.
(d) Pygmy.

13. What does Captain Falcon consider himself?
(a) Unpopular.
(b) Popular.
(c) A genius.
(d) Misunderstood.

14. Who is "Papa"?
(a) Captain Falcon.
(b) Santos.
(c) Mr. Zeringue.
(d) Reverend Chandler.

15. Captain Ebenezer Falcon has a reputation for being:
(a) Incompetent.
(b) Ruthless.
(c) Cruel.
(d) Kind.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Isadora's career?

2. How many slaves is Ngonyama put in charge of?

3. What position does Peter Cringle hold aboard the Republic?

4. What does Cringle tell Rutherford that Falcon watches for in each crew member?

5. What is Captain Falcon's opinion of the war against England?

(see the answer keys)

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