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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many men does the Mariner meet?
(a) One.
(b) Three.
(c) Twelve.
(d) Four.

2. In what year is the Epigraph added to the poem?
(a) 1692.
(b) 1798.
(c) 1767.
(d) 1817.

3. What is the "Line"?
(a) The edge of the world.
(b) North America.
(c) The equator.
(d) A trading port.

4. After reaching the Line, in what direction does the Ship go?
(a) West.
(b) South-West.
(c) East.
(d) South.

5. What does the Mariner see in the moonlight?
(a) Creatures of the great calm.
(b) The Pilot's boat.
(c) Death.
(d) The Albatross.

6. What do the boards of the Ship do?
(a) Creak.
(b) Splinter.
(c) Shrink.
(d) Snap.

7. Who alters the text of the poem's Epigraph?
(a) William Wordsworth.
(b) Thomas Burnet.
(c) Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
(d) Derek Roper.

8. What does the Guest initially think of the Mariner?
(a) The Guest is afraid of the Mariner.
(b) The Guest thinks the Mariner is crazy.
(c) The Guest thinks the Mariner is drunk.
(d) The Guest admires the Mariner.

9. On what side of the ship does the Sun now set?
(a) The front.
(b) The left.
(c) The right.
(d) The back.

10. What question does Thomas Burnet ask about these natures?
(a) Who explains the visible Nature?
(b) How does man distinguish between the visible and invisible?
(c) Where do the Natures reside?
(d) Who explains the invisible Nature to us?

11. What is the name of the learned Jew?
(a) Michael Psellus.
(b) Josephus.
(c) Tacitus.
(d) Marcus Aurelius.

12. How does the Guest listen to the Mariner?
(a) Obediently, like a child.
(b) The Guest does not listen to the Mariner.
(c) Attentively, like a journalist.
(d) Mournfully, like a teenager.

13. How does the Ship's journey begin?
(a) Gloriously.
(b) Dangerously.
(c) Silently.
(d) Gloomily.

14. What are seen dancing at night?
(a) Spirits.
(b) Death-fires.
(c) Sea creatures.
(d) The Mariners.

15. What comes upon the Ship when it reaches the Line?
(a) The Sickness.
(b) Total calm.
(c) The Storm-blast.
(d) Snow.

Short Answer Questions

1. What distracts the Guest?

2. What color is the ice?

3. What does the Epigraph help the reader to see in the poem?

4. What comes through the snow-fog and is joyfully received?

5. How long is the poem's Epigraph?

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