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The Island of Dr. Moreau

The Island of Dr. Moreau


by H. G. Wells

The Island of Dr. Moreau: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

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Q. Who inducts Prendick into beast society by reciting the law?

Ape Man
Kanakas Missionary
The Sayer of Law (obviously)
Q. What animal does Prendick mistake for a man being experimented on by Moreau?

Trick Question: a man is an animal.
Q. Moreau causes animals to suffer through what type of experiment?

Frontal Lobotomy
Electroshock Therapy
Balancing treats on their noses
Q. Prendick's authority in the island society is questioned despite the fact that he has these items of power.

Revolver and a sword
Sword and a shield
Whip and another whip
Whip and a revolver
Q. After Moreau dies, Prendick has to convince the Beast Folk…

That the Law still exists
To help bury Moreau
To build him a boat
That Montgomery is the new Moreau