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