Do You Know Moby Dick?

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Ok, Master of literature. Let's see how good you are. Try out this multiple choice Moby Dick Test to see what you know?

  • 1
    What is the narrator's name?
    Ishmael
    Islam
    Moby Dick
    Ahab
    Queeqeeg
  • 2
    What is the name of the ship
    Rosemont
    Rasqual
    Rachael
    Pequod
    Pacron
  • 3
    Who is the captain of the ship?
    Starbuck
    Flask
    Ahab
    Ishmael
    Stubb
  • 4
    Who is the first mate?
    Ishmael
    Starbuck
    Stubb
    Ahab
    Flask
  • 5
    Who is the narrator's best friend?
    Pip
    Queeqeeg
    Ahab
    Ishmael
    Tarange
  • 6
    What color is the whale they are looking for?
    yellow
    gray
    white
    black
    blue
  • 7
    At one point, one of the characters is knocked into the sea and almost dies floating back to the main boat. Who was it?
    Queeqeeg
    Ahab
    Ishmael
    Stubb
    Pip
  • 8
    What is the name of the Inn Keeper at the beginning of the novel?
    Alexander Dumphries
    William McCallister
    Peter Coffin
    He did not have a name!
    Ned Hyde
  • 9
    What does Ahab offer as reward for spotting the whale first?
    Steak
    Dubloon
    2 weeks shore leave
    Whiskey
    18 dollars
  • 10
    In discussing the whale, Ahab says, "Be the whale (blank or blank), I will wreck my hate upon him" Fill in the blanks
    living or dead
    god or devil
    agent or principle
    high or low
    providence or happenstance
  • 11
    How does the novel end?
    They kill the whale after a three day struggle
    They can't find the whale, and return to port
    The ship runs aground
    Everyone dies except Ishmael
    They kill the whale after a two day struggle
  • 12
    What is the name of the Indian Harpooner?
    Swimming Elk
    Queeqeeg
    Chingachgook
    Tashego
    Denbogo
  • 13
    Who is Moby Dick?
    A Legendary Sailor
    The Ship
    Ishmael
    Ahab
    The Whale
  • 14
    What does Queeqeeg sell?
    Gun powder
    Human heads
    voodoo dolls
    Whale testicles
    Snakes
  • 15
    What is Ahab's physical deformity?
    Missing his teeth
    One leg
    One arm
    Missing an eye
    Hunchback
  • 16
    What does Stubbs really like to do?
    Smoke a pipe
    Dance
    Tell dirty jokes
    Drink wine
    Eat beefsteaks
  • 17
    To whom did Herman Melville dedicate Moby Dick?
    Oscar Wilde
    Walt Whittman
    James Fennimore Cooper
    Arthur Miller
    Nathanial Hawthorne
  • 18
    What is the most prized product gotten from the whales?
    amborugris
    blubber oil
    anaphlaxsis
    spermacetti
    whale tongue
  • 19
    From what town does the actual voyage begin?
    Nantucket
    New Bedford
    Martha's Vineyard
    Boston
    Quohog
  • 20
    In the end, what is the point of Moby Dick? (I don't care if you have a differing opinion, just pick one)
    Religious vision vs. secular vision
    Man vs. whale
    nihlism vs. post-modern abtractionisms
    Man vs. Nature(This one is wrong)
    Good vs. Evil (This one is wrong)