The Shipping News Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 34.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What other strange occurrence is mentioned?
(a) Frogs raining down in Misky Bay.
(b) A fall of frozen ducks.
(c) A ghost ship in the bay.
(d) The return of the Flying Dutchman.

2. What is special about Wavey's Christmas gift to Quoyle?
(a) She had Agnis sew it as a surprise.
(b) She sent to a New York museum shop for it.
(c) She had it made in New York.
(d) She knitted it herself.

3. What season is best for boat-building?
(a) Fall.
(b) Summer.
(c) Spring.
(d) Winter.

4. What problem did the newsprint carrier have?
(a) A fire in the engine room.
(b) A fire in the galley.
(c) A drunken captain.
(d) A leaky throstle.

5. What does Herry perform?
(a) A piano accordian piece.
(b) A bagpipe piece.
(c) A specially prepared song.
(d) A hornpipe.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Billy Pretty's attitude to travel?

2. What was unusual about the Net-Man?

3. What used to cause thousands of wrecks per year?

4. What can be 'injurious as well as beneficial'?

5. Who is Alvin's niece?

(see the answer key)

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