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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of people will the Worcester deliver to destinations?
2. Where will Aubrey go if he refuses the post on the Worcester?
(a) Debtor's prison.
(b) A care center.
(c) A tropical trip.
(d) The hospital.
3. What is Aubrey's title in the Navy?
4. How does Maturin's wife describe his habits?
5. Who is England at conflict with in this book?
6. What is Nathaniel Martin's job on the ship?
7. How does the narrator describe Maturin?
(b) All of these.
8. Why does Rowan come aboard the ship?
(a) As a trade for Somers.
(b) To get proper training.
(c) To help with the birds.
(d) As a punishment.
9. What do the officers gossip about while at the first stop?
(a) Other officers.
(b) What the mission will be.
(c) The personalities of the crew.
(d) All of these.
10. What have the birds eaten that might be dangerous to the crew?
(a) Dyed pellets.
(b) Poisonous insects.
(c) Poisonous seeds.
(d) Lead pellets.
11. Why does someone get mad about how the crew treats the birds that land on the ship?
(a) It makes a big mess.
(b) They act without orders or permission.
(c) He is a naturalist.
(d) It is a huge distraction.
12. What does Mowett scold Maturin for on the ship?
(a) Being late.
(b) Not having luggage.
(c) Not having his official papers.
(d) Making the Captain mad.
13. What is Latham's ship called?
14. What about Graham is said to be nearly perfect?
(a) His linguistic skills.
(b) His judgement.
(c) His memory.
(d) His strategy.
15. What does Aubrey call his biggest burden as a captain?
(a) A storm.
(b) The crew.
(c) All the paperwork.
(d) His seasickness.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who orders the crew to leave the birds alone?
2. What does Maturin's wife like to do?
3. What forces the Worcester to leave the blockade?
4. Where is Graham from?
5. What do Aubrey and Dundas talk about when they hold a ship visit?
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