The Shipping News Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9 | Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what city did Quoyle and Partridge meet?
(a) New York.
(b) Boston.
(c) Toronto.
(d) Philadelphia.

2. What is The Gammy Bird?
(a) The name of a motel.
(b) The name of a boat.
(c) The name of a newspaper.
(d) A species of gannet.

3. How old was the harbor-master when he first went to sea?
(a) Fourteen.
(b) Sixteen.
(c) Thirteen.
(d) Twenty.

4. Who was Quoyle's favorite child?
(a) Jane.
(b) Quoyle.
(c) Dick.
(d) Petal.

5. What maritime connections does Quoyle have?
(a) His grandfather was a sea-captain.
(b) His father was a sealer.
(c) He was born at sea.
(d) His grandfather was a sealer.

Short Answer Questions

1. What injuries did Dennis sustain during the storm crisis on The Polar Grinder?

2. What complicates the family's stay at the motel?

3. At the motel, what does Quoyle buy for his daughters?

4. In what way does Quoyle benefit from Petal's death?

5. What group does Reverend Stain belong to?

(see the answer key)

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