1. What vessel are Aubrey and Maturin sailing?
2. What class is the vessel?
(a) A first-rate Frigate.
(b) A man-of-war.
(c) A canonner.
(d) A hoy.
3. Who owns the vessel?
(b) The Dutch government.
(c) The English naval department.
4. What port do they depart at the opening of the story?
(c) Port au Prince.
(d) Port Jackson.
5. What is the approximate date at the opening of the novel?
6. What is threatening British interests in the area where they are headed?
(a) American influence.
(b) Dutch influence.
(c) German influence.
(d) French influence.
7. How does narration characterize their mission?
(b) It has not yet been completed.
(c) Partly successful, but they fail to fulfill one aspect of the mission.
(d) An abject failure.
8. Who is Clarissa Oakes?
(a) The daughter of the Egyptian consulate.
(b) The wife of Maturin's cousin.
(c) Aubrey's sister-in-law.
(d) A stowaway.
9. Where is Clarissa Oakes?
(a) In Port-au-Prince.
(b) On board Aubrey's vessel.
(c) In Java.
(d) In Port Jackson.
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