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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. Into what does Van Buren and Maturin's relationship evolve?
(b) They only meet once.
(d) Close confidants.
2. How many men short is the crew of a full complement?
3. For what is Van Buren widely esteemed?
(a) As a natural philosopher.
(b) As a diplomat.
(c) As a firey orator.
(d) As a preeminent surgeon.
4. What do Aubrey and Maturin learn about banks in England?
(a) The industry is strong.
(b) Money has become too tight.
(c) Several small banks have merged.
(d) Many banks are collapsing due to scandal.
5. What two types of animals does Maturin particularly enjoy watching at the monastery?
(a) Orangutans and rhinoceroses.
(b) Jaguars and cheetahs.
(c) Elephants and chimpanzees.
(d) Orangutans and hippopotamuses.
Short Answer Questions
1. What subject does Fox avoid and leave his medical visit?
2. Why did Fox see much of Maturin?
3. How does Van Buren feel about the French?
4. What type of demeanor did Fox most exhibit?
5. What charts does Aubrey hope to improve?
Short Essay Questions
1. What kind of news about the French delegation does Raffles tell Aubrey?
2. What does Maturin bring to van Buren's house and what do the two men do?
3. Why does Aubrey dislike Fox and how does the crew feel about Fox? What does that force on Fox?
4. What kind of arrangements does Maturin make in Batavia and why?
5. What does Aubrey do with the midshipmen when he allows prostitutes aboard Diane and what do those midshipmen do?
6. What does Fox do to impress the Sultan? How does Aubrey prepare?
7. Why can't Maturin collect specimens while on leave?
8. How does the crew work on the Diane and what does Aubrey do with them?
9. What does Maturin enjoy at the locale where he spends his leave time?
10. What kind and number of midshipmen does the Diane have and how does Aubrey handle them?
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