Billy Budd Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 50:


How is Billy sentenced to be executed? (from Chapter 21)


What of the following best describes the type of funeral that Claggart is given? (from Chapter 23)


According to Melville, what makes sailors different from non-sailors? (from Chapter 16)


Who does the journalistic publication cite as the hero of its story? (from Chapter 29)


What does the man offer to Billy in exchange for his participation in a plan? (from Chapter 14)

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