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