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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Stephen ask to hear stories about from the officers?
2. Where do Jack and Stephen stop on their way home after the committee meeting in Chapter 3?
3. After breakfast in Chapter 3, Stephen goes to the coach house to talk with whom?
4. Maturin had served as the surgeon on what ship with Aubrey in his crusade against slavery?
5. Stephen is relieved at what due to the great number of men in sick bay in Chapter 5?
Short Essay Questions
1. What news does Captain Fanshawe reveal to Jack in the end of Chapter 6? What reprimand does Jack receive?
2. Who does Sir Joseph Blaine encounter while walking home in Chapter 1? What information does he reveal?
3. What takes place after Admiral Stranraer's arrival in Chapter 9?
4. What are the states of the Ramillies and the Bellona in Chapter 8? How are the crews faring?
5. What news does Stephen report to Sir Blaine in Chapter 7 regarding the battle?
6. What letter does Jack receive in Chapter 6 from Sophie? What has she discovered?
7. What ship does the Bellona encounter in the beginning of Chapter 6? Where?
8. What does Admiral Stranraer say to Stephen regarding the inclosure policy in Chapter 4?
9. Who arrives at the Aubrey household on Thursday in Chapter 2? What do these men discuss?
10. What news does Jack receive from Lord Keith upon arriving in Funchal in Chapter 10? What are his orders?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who is Inigo Bernard? What clues are laid regarding his involvement in Spanish intelligence? Discuss Bernard's actions and how they impact the plot of The Yellow Admiral.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the battle stories shared by the officers and crew aboard the Bellona. What do these stories add to the tone of the narrative? What information do the stories reveal?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of infidelity in The Yellow Admiral. How is this theme embodied by the characters, imagery, and actions in the plot?
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