The Ultimate
Moby-Dick
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

What whaling ship does Ishmael secure a berth on?

  • Pequod
  • Rachel
  • Samuel Enderly
  • Delight

Question 2 of 13

What type of whale does the Pequod hunt?

  • Sperm Whales
  • Blue Whales
  • Fin Whales
  • Minke Whales

Question 3 of 13

Who is captain of the Pequod?

  • Ahab
  • Queequeg
  • Captain Boomer
  • Starbuck

Question 4 of 13

What is the first sentence of Moby-Dick?

  • Call Me Ishmael.
  • It was the best of times it was the worst of times.
  • A screaming comes across the sky.
  • It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.

Question 5 of 13

Where is Queequeg from?

  • Kokovoko
  • Samoa
  • South Africa
  • England

Question 6 of 13

Which body part did the captain of the Samuel Enderby lose to Moby Dick?

  • His arm
  • His leg
  • His hand
  • His foot

Question 7 of 13

What does Gabriel predict?

  • Doom for anyone who threatens Moby Dick
  • That Ahab will kill Moby Dick
  • That Queequeg will need to be buried at sea
  • That the Rachel will sink

Question 8 of 13

Why does the Pequod sink?

  • It is rammed by Moby Dick
  • It is overrun by pirates
  • A cannonball takes out the mast
  • Sharks eat through the hull

Question 9 of 13

What ship rescues Ishmael?

  • The Rachel
  • The Monte Carlo
  • The Pequod
  • The Samuel Enderby

Question 10 of 13

What body part does Moby Dick take from Ahab?

  • His leg
  • His foot
  • His hand
  • His arm

Question 11 of 13

Who saves Tashtego?

  • Queequeg
  • Ismael
  • Pip
  • Starbuck

Question 12 of 13

Who jumps out of a harpoon boat, is not immediately rescued and goes mad?

  • Pip
  • Starbuck
  • Ismael
  • Tashtego

Question 13 of 13

What city do the whalers in the United States leave from?

  • Nantucket
  • Boston
  • New Orleans
  • Pensacola

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