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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. What does the First Secretary promise Aubrey?
(a) Command of the Shannon.
(b) Command of the Leopard.
(c) Command of the Blackwater.
(d) Command of the Essex.
2. What causes the crew discomfort?
(a) The lack of privacy on such a small ship.
(c) The constant sand-laden winds.
(d) Bad water.
3. For what are the men thankful?
(a) The end of the desert.
(b) Orders sending them on furlough.
(c) Food and friends.
4. Where is Lesueur when Maturin is sitting in the dark?
(a) Sneaking on board the Surprise.
(b) Coming into Mrs. Fielding's home.
(c) Entering the deserted warehouse.
(d) Sailing back to Brest.
5. What does Aubrey decide to do when he returns to Malta?
(a) Immediately reveal his arrangement with Mrs. Fielding.
(b) Talk to Lesueur and ask his to leave Mrs. Fielding alone.
(c) Assassinate Lesueur.
(d) Find Boursey.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Wray become indebted to Maturin?
2. How does the fort that the men find appear?
3. Who does Mauturin try to locate in Valletta?
4. What happens to the men's supplies?
5. Where is the treacherous sea through which they are sailing?
Short Essay Questions
1. What concerns Aubrey about his failed mission with the treasure ship?
2. How does Maturin gain political favors from Wray and what are those favors?
3. Why does Aubrey decide to commence training Mr. Maitland and Mr. Honey?
4. Who are Mr. Honey and Mr. Maitland and how does Aubrey help them?
5. Describe the capture of a French privateer by the Surprise.
6. What does Mr. Fielding falsely believe about Aubrey and how does that influence Mr. Fielding's choices?
7. What are conditions like for the men on board the Niobe?
8. What does Aubrey do after crossing the desert?
9. Describe the encounter with the treasure galley.
10. What are Maturin and Martin not affected by the weather as much?
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