Ahab's Wife, or, the Star-Gazer Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Sena Jeter Naslund
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 109 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Ahab's Wife, or, the Star-Gazer Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the physicist that developed a new type of lens for the lighthouse?
(a) Belenguer.
(b) Galileo.
(c) Fresnel.
(d) De Maurier.

2. Where does the crew member live?
(a) Boston.
(b) Rio.
(c) Nantucket.
(d) Cuba.

3. Which famous book is mentioned throughout the story?
(a) The Iliad.
(b) Pilgrim's Progress.
(c) Moby Dick.
(d) The Odyssey.

4. Who does Kit demand to talk to during his illness?
(a) His mother.
(b) Kit.
(c) Clifford.
(d) Jonathan.

5. What is Swain's native country?
(a) China.
(b) Kenya.
(c) India.
(d) United States.

6. Which food is not mentioned as a staple on the boat?
(a) Chicken.
(b) Oatmeal.
(c) Eggs.
(d) Bananas.

7. What is the first name of Mrs. Swain?
(a) Susan.
(b) Angela.
(c) Rebekkah.
(d) Kitty.

8. What is the name of the town nearest to the lighthouse?
(a) Martha's Vineyard.
(b) New Bedford.
(c) Cape Cod.
(d) Salem.

9. Giles and Kit became so ill that they could only drink ____.
(a) Water.
(b) Orange juice.
(c) Broth.
(d) Beer.

10. Who falls into the sea?
(a) Kit.
(b) Giles.
(c) Chester.
(d) Una.

11. How many days do the families take to tour New Bedford?
(a) 7.
(b) 3.
(c) 9.
(d) 5.

12. What is the name of Una's father?
(a) Jonathan.
(b) Ulysses.
(c) Ahab.
(d) Kit.

13. What is Giles' last name?
(a) Abrahmson.
(b) Winkler.
(c) Finger.
(d) Bonebright.

14. What is the name of the slave girl who lost her mother?
(a) Kit.
(b) Alice.
(c) Susan.
(d) Elizabeth.

15. What is the name of Starbuck's wife?
(a) Lucy.
(b) Willa.
(c) Esther.
(d) Mary.

Short Answer Questions

1. Ahab's fake leg was made from which material?

2. A larder is a place where _____is/are stored.

3. Kit suffers from a bout of:

4. How many barrels of oil were taken from the whale in chapter 66?

5. What is the name of the wife of the captain of the Alba Albatross?

(see the answer keys)

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