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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Clarissa Oakes?
(a) The daughter of the Egyptian consulate.
(b) The wife of Maturin's cousin.
(c) A stowaway.
(d) Aubrey's sister-in-law.
2. What does the scout report?
(a) A safe landing is not possible.
(b) A safe landing is possible at low tide.
(c) The Surprise cannot get close, but a boat can get within 100 yards of shore.
(d) There is a quarantine due to an outbreak of the plague.
3. Where is Aubrey's vessel headed now?
(a) The West Indies.
(c) The coast of France.
4. Where is the Surprise ordered?
(a) To the West Indies.
(b) To the Mediterrean.
(c) To some islands off Cape Horn.
(d) To Moahu.
5. What positions do Davidge and West hold on the Surprise?
(a) 2nd mate and steward.
(b) 3rd mate and steward.
(c) 2nd and 3rd mates.
(d) 1st and 3rd mates.
6. What does Aubrey note among the crew?
(a) Much merriment and amusement.
7. Where has one of the patients that Maturin is examining been?
(a) Norfolk Island.
8. Why had Padeen been at a penal colony?
(a) As the warden.
(b) As the cook.
(c) As a guard.
(d) For serious crimes he committed.
9. Who insults Maturin one evening?
10. What island does Maturin hope to visit?
11. Who owns the vessel?
(a) The English naval department.
(d) The Dutch government.
12. In what country does Port Jackson lie?
(b) New Zealand.
(d) The Ottoman Empire.
13. What does Maturin hope to do some day?
(a) Visit both places his patients have been.
(b) Have a large enough vessel to sail around the world.
(c) Study the fauna at the Galapagos.
(d) Find a native wife at one of the tropical islands.
14. What is closed?
(a) Norfolk Island.
(c) Easter Island.
(d) The eastern African shore.
15. What does Martin accept from Maturin?
(a) A few pounds to tide him over until he finds a new position.
(b) A position as clergy.
(c) A position of shipboard chaplain.
(d) Being dropped at a missionary settlement near Cape Horn.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who smuggles Clarissa on board?
2. What does Aubrey find below decks?
3. What does Aubrey host as the Surprise heads for its new assignment?
4. What happens between Davidge and West?
5. What does Maturin start having about Clarissa?
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