The Shipping News Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 38.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How much money did Wavey's father make on berries in the previous year?
(a) Two thousand dollars.
(b) Five hundred dollars.
(c) Twelve hundred dollars.
(d) A thousand dollars.

2. For how many years was Quoyle married to Petal?
(a) Seven and a half.
(b) Three.
(c) Six.
(d) Sixteen.

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

4. What movie character does Quoyle feel Benny resembles?
(a) Eraserhead.
(b) Captain Queeg.
(c) Captain Nemo.
(d) Mad Max.

5. What is the meaning of the word 'atavistic'?
(a) Being unable to speak.
(b) Reversion to an earlier type.
(c) Primitive and ignorant.
(d) Musical.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Quoyle swear will happen?

2. What is seemingly the identity of the corpse Quoyle found?

3. Why does Quoyle remove the pens from his shirt?

4. What song does Yark half-sing?

5. Why is Quoyle called to the school?

(see the answer key)

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