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Moby-Dick

Moby-Dick

  

by Herman Melville

Moby-Dick: Wanted: White Whale Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Moby-Dick? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who is the narrator of Moby-Dick?


Shishmael
Bob
Ishmael
Lil' Wayne
Q. What did Moby Dick take from Ahab?


Five dollars
His eyeball
His wife
His leg
Q. What is NOT a bad omen that occurs to the Pequod?


All the navigational instruments break.
There's a typhoon that hold them back.
Other ships are losing men to Moby Dick left and right.
Ahab drops his iPod overboard.
Q. What does Ahab dip his harpoon in?


Honey
Sunshine
Sugar, spice and everything nice
Human Blood
Q. Does Ahab kill Moby Dick in the end?


Yes, his huge Sperm Whale head resides above the Captain's fireplace
No, Ahab accidentally kills himself while throwing his harpoon
Maybe, Ahab and Moby Dick are last seen boxing on their way down into the deeps
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