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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. According to the narrator, why does Thurso decide to have a man flogged?
(a) To serve as a lesson to the rest.
(b) He is delirious.
(c) He is vindictive.
(d) He is mentally ill.
2. What does Erasmus spot in the shadows when he gets lost in the city?
(a) A dying man.
(b) A hungry family.
(c) Stolen goods.
3. What is a source of conflict for those responsible for building the ship?
(a) The figurehead.
(b) Sleeping quarters.
(c) The duties among various crew members.
(d) Payments to crew members.
4. Where is the inn where Paris spends his last night on shore?
(a) Creek Row
(b) Water Street.
(c) River Road.
(d) Ocean Blvd.
5. What is the name of the play rehearsed in this story?
(b) Romeo and Juliet.
(c) The Enchanted Island.
(d) A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Short Answer Questions
1. What two things are built in Book One, Part One, Chapter Eight?
2. What takes Paris' mind off of the situation involving slaves?
3. Why does Calley end up on the Ship?
4. Which character does Sarah Wolpert play?
5. Who is in charge of the men who were tricked to be part of the crew?
Short Essay Questions
1. What tragedy occurs while the Ship is being built?
2. What does Paris' view of evolution have to do with his imprisonment?
3. How do readers discover how Sarah feels about Erasmus?
4. What good results from the slaves going aboard the ship, according to the narrator in Book One, Part Four?
5. What significance does the mantra "when we are married" have in Book One, Part Four?
6. Name two men who are convinced to join the crew of the Liverpool Merchant at the last minute.
7. Why does Erasmus not like Matthew Paris?
8. Why is Kemp so motivated to convince Paris to go aboard the Ship?
9. Describe Paris' last night on shore before boarding the Ship.
10. Why is the title of the play rehearsed on the Wolpert property appropriate?
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