1 In which inn does Ishmael stay while in New Bedford? The Trap The Swordfish The Crossed Harpoons The Spouter 2 Which character does Ishmael describe as "neither caterpillar nor butterfly"? Starbuck Ahab Moby Dick Queequeg 3 What is Ishmael's reason for signing up for a whaling voyage? He wishes to study cetology. He has debts that he must quickly repay. He has lost his wife and has no reason to stay on land. He thinks that going to sea provides fresh exercise. 4 To which historical person does Ishmael compare Queequeg? Thomas Jefferson Julius Caesar George Washington Oliver Cromwell 5 What happens after Ahab kicks Stubb in the leg? Ahab demotes Stubb from second mate to third. Stubb breaks Ahabs' ivory leg. Stubb has a strange dream about the incident. Ahab pulls a gun on Stubb. 6 Why is the hawk considered an ill omen? The hawk falls from the sky after stealing the hat. The hawk replicates the story of Tarquin. The hawk foreshadows a mutiny on the Pequod. The hawk does not return Ahab's hat. 7 Which character is not properly matched with his ethnicity? Tashtego: American Indian Daggoo: African Fedallah: Persian Queequeg: Australian Aboriginal 8 Which character chooses to rob the Rosebud of their whales for their ambergris? Fedallah Stubb Starbuck Flask 9 When Ahab receives his harpoon, which of the following does he not do? Claims that he wants it tempered with the blood of Daggoo, Tashtego and Queequeg Speaks in Latin Baptizes it "in the name of the father" Howls 10 Which of the following ships is a British whaling ship? The Rachel The Rosebud The Samuel Enderby The Virgin 11 Which character is the only survivor from the Pequod? Starbuck Queequeg Ishmael Ahab 12 What is the importance of the color of the whale? It means that Moby Dick represents purity and innocence. It is not a color, in fact, but is in fact the absence of color. It perfectly mirrors the color of Ahab's skin. It changes depending on one's perspective of the whale. 13 Which of the following terms does Ishmael not use to describe Queequeg? Lawyer Executor Bosom Friend Agent 14 Why does the Pequod pursue and kill a Right Whale? The Right Whale is among a group of Sperm Whales. Stubb mistakes the Right Whale for Moby Dick. They believe that it has ambergris. It is good luck to have the head of a Right Whale and a Sperm Whale on the sides of a ship. 15 Which of the following characters leads a mutiny on his ship? Gabriel Radney Dr. Bunger Starbuck 16 Which character nearly dies when he falls into the whale's tun? Queequeg Tashtego Pippin Daggoo 17 Who does Ishmael consider to be the first whaleman? Jonah Mercutio Perseus Ahab 18 Which character is described as having "drowned the infinite of his soul"? Ahab Ishmael Pippin Stubb 19 What does Ahab promise to whoever first spots Moby Dick? A share of the Pequod's profits Use of his cabin An antique harpoon A gold doubloon 20 What reason does Queequeg give for his newfound good health? He makes up his mind to cure himself. He did not struggle against his disease. He prayed to his pagan god Yojo. He converted to Christianity. 21 What is the significance of the epilogue? It gives the final meaning behind the whale's actions. It fully explains the religious symbolism of the novel. It explains a seeming inconsistency in the narration. It places the events of the novel in historical perspective. 22 Which of the following is not used for prophetic purposes in the novel? Seals Dreams Wind Birds 23 What is the significance of the picture in the Spouter Inn? It illustrates a theme of the novel by blurring the line between the whale and the whaling boat. It foreshadows the fearsome nature of Moby Dick. It is ironic, for it portrays the captain as an inmitigated hero vanquishing a whale. It foreshadows the demise of the Pequod. 24 From where does the Pequod first set sail? Nantucket Boston New Bedford Mystic 25 What is Ishmael's opinion of Queequeg's Ramadan? He is curious about this religious practice. He feels that it is nonsense and bad for health. He is suspicious yet respectfully participates with Queequeg. He eagerly participates along with Queequeg.