11 Sep 2020

BA English Novel The Old Man and the Sea MCQs Notes


THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

Choose the Correct Option

1- Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in

a. 21 July 1888

b.21 June 1999

c.21 July 1899

d.21 May 1999

2- Many of his works are considered classics of

a.British Literature

b.Ancient Literature

c.Greek Literature

d.American Literature

3- Ernest Hemingway was

a.Novelist

b.Short story writer

c.Sportsman

d.All of these

4- What term had a strong influence on 20th Century fiction?

a.Iceberg theory

b.Big bang theory

c.Zero theory

d.none of these

5- Hemingway was born in the month of

a.     June

b.     July

c.      March

d.     April

6- The birthplace of Ernest Hemingway was

a.     Island

b.     Oak Park, Illinois

c.      England

d.     Italy

7- His Novel "The Sun Also Rises" was his pen work in

a.     1924

b.     1925

c.      1926

d.     1927

8- In 1929 he wrote

a.     The Sun Also Rises

b.     A Farewell to Arms

c.      For Whom the Bell Tolls

d.     none of above

9-When did his best work "For Whom the Bell Tolls" became published?

a.     1930

b.     1940

c.      1950

d.     1960

10- His _________ writing style became so famous

a.     plainspoken no-frills

b.     tragic

c.      twisted

d.     metaphorical

11- His ______ was almost as famous as his writing

a.     family

b.     friends

c.      personality

d.     dashing machismo

12- He lived in ________

a.     Paris

b.     Cuba

c.      key west

d.     all of above

13- He served as a war correspondent in

a.     WW2

b.     Spanish Civil War

c.      both a and b

d.      none of these

14- Hemingway is sometimes called by his familiar nickname

a.     Ernest

b.     Hemingway

c.      papa

d.     none of above

15- His birthdate is sometimes listen in error as

a.     1897

b.     1898

c.      1899

d.     none of these

16- Hemingway wrote the novel “Adventures of a Young Man" in

a.     1960

b.     1961

c.      1962

d.     1953

17- Hemingway marry Hadley Richardson in

a.     1919

b.     1920

c.      1921

d.     1922

18- He divorced Hadley Richardson in

a.     1925

b.     1926

c.      1927

d.     1928

19- He marry to Pauline Pfeiffer in

a.     1926

b.     1927

c.      1928

d.     1929

20- He divorced Pauline Pfeiffer in

a.     1934

b.     1936

c.      1938

d.     1940

21- Hemingway marry Martha Gellhorn in

a.     1939

b.     1940

c.      1941

d.     1942

22- He divorced Martha Gellhorn in

a.     1942

b.     1945

c.      1946

d.     none of these

23- Hemingway marry Mary Welsh in

a.     1945

b.     1946

c.      1947

d.     1948

24- In 1930s he made permanent residence in

a.     Cuba

b.     key west

c.      oak park

d.     none of these

25- In __________ he made residence in Cuba

a.     1930s to 1940s

b.     1940s to 1950s

c.      1930s

d.     1940s

26- "Death in the Afternoon" is his

a.     Novel

b.     short story

c.      nonfiction work

d.     poem

27- ___________ was much regret for those who are of the view that story is nothing

a.     The Old Man and the Sea

b.     Death of Afternoon

c.      Adventures of a Young Man

d.     none of above

28- In ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ the real success is ______

a.     achieving anything

b.     continuous struggle

c.      to win

d.     nothing

29- Hemingway produced most of his work between

a.Mid 1920s and mid 1960s

b.Mid 1940s and mid 1950s

c.Mid 1940s and mid 1960s

d.Mid 1920s and mid 1950s

30- He won Nobel Prize in

a.Peace

b.Physics

c.Literature

d.Social Sciences

31- When he won Nobel Prize in Literature

a.1952

b.1950

c.1954

d.1956

32- He published seven

a.Short stories

b.Poems

c.Novels

d.Essays

33- He had ______ short story collections

a.four

b.five

c.Six

d.Seven

34- He had _____ nonfiction works

a.Two

b.Three

c.Four

d.Five

35- Three of his ______ published posthumously

a.Short stories

b.Poems

c.Novels

d.Nonfiction works

36- His _______ Short story collections were published posthumously

a.Three

b.Four

c.Five

d.Six

37- His ______ nonfiction works were published posthumously

a.Two

b.Three

c.Four

d.Five

38- Hemingway was residing in

a.Iceland

b.Greenland

c.Lavana

d.Oak Park

39- After his High School he was reporter for a

a.Newspaper

b.ABC

c.The Kansas City Star

d.None of these

40- Hemingway best known as famous mainly author of

a.     The Old Man and the Sea

b.     The Christ

c.      For Whom the Bell Tolls

d.     none of these

41- Hemingway is one of the ____ century's writer

a.     18th

b.     19th

c.      mid of 19th

d.     20th

42- He was the famous

a.     British writer

b.     American writer

c.      Greece writer

d.     Turkish writer

43- He was enlisted as _______ in World War 1

a.Officer

b.Doctor

c.Ambulance driver

d.None of these

44- When he was enlisted as an ambulance driver

a.World war 2

b.World war 1

c.both a and b

d.none of these

45- When he wounded and returned to home

a.in 1916

b.in 1917

c.in 1918

d.in 1919

46- Which experiences formed the basis of his Novels?

a.School time

b.Wartime

c.Marriage time

d.none of these

47- Of which Novel his wartime experiences formed the basis

a.The Old Man And The Sea

b. A Farewell to Arms

c.Pride and Prejudice

d.none of these

48- When Hemingway married for the first time

a.in 1924

b.in 1922

c.in 1921

d.in 1920

49- Who was the first of his four wives?     

a. Hadley Richardson

b.Pauline Pfeiffer

c.Martha Gellhorn

d.none of these

50- Hemingway was the _______

a.first child

b.second child

c.third child

d.sixth child

51- Hemingway was the _____ son born to Clarence and Grace

a.first

b.second

c.third

d.forth

52- He wrote draft of The Old Man and the Sea in

a.four weeks

b.six weeks

c.eight weeks

d.none of these

53- What made him the international celebrity?

a.The Old Man and the Sea

b.Death of the Salesman

c.The Sun Also Rises

d.For Whom the Bell Tolls

54- He won Pulitzer Prize in

a.1950

b.1952

c.1954

d.1956

55- _______ wrote in 1926 of Hemingway's first novel

a.The New York Times

b.Global word

c.ABC none of these

56-When did Hemingway ended his own life        

a.2 July 1951

b.2 January 1961

c.2 july 1961

d.none of these

57-When did the Novel "The Old Man and the Sea" was published

a.1954

b.1952

c.1944

d.1942

 58- The Novel "The Old Man and the Sea" is based on

a.Shakespeare's Philosophy

b.Hemingway's Philosophy

c.Ancient Philosophy

d.Greek Philosophy

59-When was Hemingway awarded The Nobel Prize?

a.1944

b.1952

c.1942

d.1954

60- "The Old Man and the Sea" is a play of

a.Tragedy

b.Irony

c.Humour

d.Philosophy

61- The name which represents the Old Man in the Play is

a. Santiago

b.Manolin

c.Marline

d.Emerson

62- "The Old Man and the Sea" is the pen work of:

a.Emily Dickinson

b.Earnest Hemingway

c.Virginia Woolf

d.Shakespeare

63- For how long days the Old Man had gone for fishing without taking a fish.

a. Eighty Five days

b.Ninety Five days

c.Eighty Four days

d.Ninety Four days

64- The protagonist of the novel was of

a.Eighty four years

b.Eighty five years

c.Ninety four years

d.Ninety five years

65- Santiago was an _________ fellow

a.Optimistic

b.Brilliant

c.Educated

d.Illiterate

66- The Old man was the victim of ________

a.Success

b.Loneliness

c.Struggle

d.none of these

67- Who was the only friend of Santiago?

a.Marlin

b.Manolin

c.Ernest

d.Emily

68- ________ was stated as the never ending chain of miseries for Santiago

a.Manoline

b.Sharks

c.Sea

d.Marline

69- What reduces Marline into Skeleton?

a.Crocodiles

b.Sharks

c.Hungry man

d.big fishes

70- “A Man Can Be Destroyed but Not Defeated" is the philosophy by

a.Hemingway

b.Santiago

c.Manolin

d.Shakespeare

71- On which day Santiago catches a big fish

a.Eighty Five

b.Eighty Six

c.Eighty Seven

d.Eighty Eight

72- What pulls the Old man along with his skiff for three days and nights

a.Crocodiles

b.Sharks

c.Marlin

d.none of these

73- For how many days the boy had been with the Old man.

a. Eighty

b.Forty

c.Eighty Four

d.Forty Eight

74- The boy's parents think the Old Man is a:

a.Professional fisher

b.Salao

c.Weak leaned person

d.Untrained fisher

75- What's the meaning of "Salao?"

a.Unlucky Person

b.Lucky Person

c.Professional

d.None of these

76- How many fishes Menolin caught in the first week in another boat

a.Three fishes

b.Four fishes

c.Five fishes

d.Six fishes

77- What did the Old Man's sail looks like?

a.Success

b.Permanent Defeat

c.Hope

d.None of these

78- Which thing was still not old in the Old Man?

a. His face

b.His hair

c.His eyes

d.His defeat

79- The Old Man's eyes show

a.Defeat

b.Hope and Struggle

c.Happiness

d.Loneliness

80- Where the fishermen carry their fishes

a.Havana

b.Lonava

c.La Cabana

d.La Habana

81- What did sea represents in the play

a.Success

b.Living Being

c.Hope

d.Defeat

82- What are the hostile forces of nature?

a.Sea

b.Human being

c.fishes

d.Sharks

83- What deprived the Old man of the fruit of his long efforts?

a.Fishers

b.Sharks

c.Sea

d.Human being

84- What defeated the Old man outwardly?

a.Marlin

b.Manolin

c.Sharks

d.Sea

85- From which direction the wind came and make feel pleasant and sunny on the terrace   

a.South

b.East

c.North

d.West

86- When the wind was in the east, the smell came across the harbour because of

a.Meat factory

b.Sea side

c.Shark factory

d.Garbage

87- Manolin was of how many years old when Santiago took him in a boat           

a. Eight years

b.Five years

c.Seven Years

d.Six Years

88- What were the needless temptation to leave in a boat?

a.Gaff

b.Skiff

c.Harpoon

d.Both a and c

89- What did shack called made of the bud shields of the royal palm

a.Liano

b.Guano

c.Ciano

d.none of these

90- What was the lucky number according to the Old Man?

a.Eighty Two

b.Eighty Three

c.Eighty Four

d.Eighty Five

91- The conversation by Santiago to Manolin was based on

a.Fiction

b.Non fiction

c.Formality

d.News

92- But I fear the ________ of Cleveland

a.Americans

b.Havanas

c.Indians

d.none of these

93- The Old man fear the _______ of Detroit.

a.Tigers

b.Snakes

c.Indians

d.Tigers and Indians

94- How much money did the Old man always borrow?

a.Two dollars and a half

b.Three dollars and a half

c.Two dollars

d.Three dollars

95- First you borrow then you___

a.Lend

b.Earn

c.Borrow

d.Beg

96- In which month the great fish come according to the Old man

a.October

b.November

c.July

d.September

97- In which month anyone can be a fisherman

a.Feb

b.March

c.April

d.May

98- Who was the favourite player of Santiago?

a.Philadelphia

b.Brooklyn

c.DiMaggio

d.None of these

99- Who carry the list of horses all the time in the pocket and frequently spoken the names of the horses

a.John Jota McGraw

b.DiMaggio

c.Sisley

d.Philadelphia

100- _____ is my alarm clock, the Old man said

a. Clock

b.Clock House

c.Age

d.Sunrays

101- The Oldman dreamed of the different harbours and roadsteads of the

a.Canary Islands

b.Greenland

c.Iceland

d.none of these

102- He dreamed the places of the ______ on the beach

a.Woman

b.Fights

c.Contests of strength

d.Lions

103- Old man was fond of flying

a.Fishes

b.Birds

c.Nets

d.none of these

104- What's so kind and beautiful but can be so cruel

a.Human being

b.Sharks

c.Fishes

d.Sea

105- For how many days and nights Old man pulled along with his skiff due to Marlin

a.Two

b.Three

c.Four

d.Five

106- Marlin was ___ feet long and had ______ strips on the body

a.16 - brown

b.18 - brown

c.18 - purple

d.16 - purple

107- The ______ of the Old man is the real charm of the Novel

a.Defeatness

b.Success

c.Struggle

d.Dreams

­­­­­108- _______ are the essence of the life.

a.Dreams

b.Luxuries

c.Ceaseless efforts

d.Success

109- One bait was down ________ fathoms

a.Twenty

b.Thirty

c.Forty

d.Fifty

110- Second was at

a.Seventy

b.Seventy five

c.Eighty

d.Eighty five

111- ______ fathoms were down in the blue

a.Third

b.forth

c.fifth

d.sixth

112- The boy had given him fresh

a.Tunas or albacores

b.Bread

c.Fish

d.both a and b

113- Each line was looped onto a __________ stick

a.Brown-sapped

b.Green-sapped

c.Iron-sapped

d.Coil-sapped

114- Each line had ______ fathom coils

a.Twenty

b.Thirty

c.Forty

d.Fifty

115- They were at _______ fathoms when the fishermen thought they were at a hundred.

a.sixty

b.seventy

c.eighty

d.ninety

116- Only I have no _____ any more

a.money

b.luck

c.happiness

d.fishes

117- The sun was two hours higher now and it didn't hurt his eyes so much to look into the

a.South

b.West

c.East

d.North

118- What did the Old man saw because of a man-of-war bird?

a.Marlin

b.sharks

c.dolphin

d.fish

119- The water was a dark blue now, so dark that

it was almost

a.black

b.green

c.dark blue

d.purple

120- _____ meant fish

a.Insects

b.plankton

c.sharks

d.birds

121- The tiny fish that were coloured like the

a.Purple strips

b.trailing filaments

c.green

d.red

122- The small shade the ______ made it drifted

a.water

b.bubble

c.fishes

d.waves

123- They were immune to its

a.food

b.meat

c.poison

d.vitamins

124- Poisonings from the _____ came quikly

a.mala agua

b.agua mala

c.abua agua

d.agua abua

125- What was the falsest thing in the sea

a.sharks

b.dolphins

c. iridescent bubbles

d.turtles

126- What was eating the iridescent bubbles

a.birds

b.flying fishes

c.sea turtles

d.sharks

127- The old man loved ________ with elegance and speed

a.fishes

b.green turtles

c.hawk birds

d.both b and c

128- He had gone in ______ boats for many years

a.fish

b.turtle

c.man

d.wood

129- A ______ beat for hours after he has been cut up and butchered

a.man's heart

b.turtle's heart

c.shark's heart

d.whale's heart

130- The old man resembles himself with

a.Marlin

b.Manoline

c.turtle

d.hero

131- He ate ______ to give himself strength

a.fish

b.bread

c.white eggs

d.fruits

132- He ate them all through May to be strong in

a.Sep and Oct

b.Nov

c.Oct and Nov

d.Sep

133- For ______ he made himself strong in Sep and Oct

a.sharks

b.fight

c. truly big fish

d.football

134- He also drank a cup of _______ liver oil each day

a.shark

b.lion

c.tiger

d.dolphin

135- _______ was good against all colds and eyes

a.fish

b.fish liver oil

c.lion liver oil

d.shark liver oil

136- What did the most of the fishermen hated?

a.beer

b.milk

c.shark liver oil

d.fish liver oil

137- He saw the blue back of the fish and the ______ of his sides

a.wings

b.gold

c.strips

d.fishes

138- The old man hit him on the ______ for kindness and kicked him

a.head

b.back

c.side

d.wings

139- He'll make a beautiful ______

a.House

b.money

c. bait

d.boat

140- He'll weigh ______

a.twenty pounds

b.ten dollars

c.ten pounds

d.twenty dollars

141- When he was alone steering on his

a.clothes

b.watch

c.hands

d.friends

142- He didn't remember when he and the boy _________

a.fished together

b.fun together

c.ate together

d.play together

143- They talked when they were _________ by bad weather

a.happy

b.tensed

c.storm-bound

d.sad

144- It was considered a virtue not to _________ unnecessarily

a.eat

b.talk

c.fight

d.sleep

145- He aloud many times since there was no one that they could

a.reply

b.response

c.annoy

d.none of these

146- The rich have _______ to talk to them in their boats

a.Friends

b.Phones

c.Books

d.radios

147- Radios are to bring them the _______

a.Music

b.News

c.baseball

d.fun

148- Now is no time to think of

a.woman

b.Manoline

c.children

d.baseball

149- Everything that shows on the surface today travels very fast and to the

a.south-east

b.north-east

c.north-west

d.west-east

150- He couldn't see the _______

a.green of shore

b.blue hills

c.water

d.fish

151- He could see the

a.mountains

b.top of blue hills

c.blue hills

d.fishes

152- The top of blue hills showed

a.blur

b.black

c.white

d.blue

153- The light made _____ in the water

a.prisms

b.reflection

c.things visible

d.refraction

154- The myriad flecks of the _____ were annulled

a.fishes

b.dolphins

c.birds

d.plankton

155- The myriad flecks of the plankton were annulled now by the

a.high sun

b.reflection

c.flying fishes

d.none of these

156- The old man saw only _______ in the blue water

a.sharks

b.Marlin

c.deep prisms

d.bubbles

157- The fishermen called the fish of that species

a.Marlin

b.guana

c.tuna

d.mala

158- The sun was hot, the old man felt it on

a.back

b.head

c.face

d.back of his neck

159- The sweat trickle down his back as he 

a.ran

b.fight

c.rowed

d.play

160- Today is _______ days and I should fish the day well

a.eighty-three

b.eighty-four

c.eighty-five

d.eighty-six

161- ________ fathoms down a marlin was eating the sardines

a.fifty

b.hundred

c.thousand

d.none of these

162- A harder pull when a ________must have been more difficult to break

a.sardine's back

b.sardine's body

c.tuna's body

d.sardine's head

163- He waited with the line between his

a.thumb and finger

b.hands

c.fingers

d.hooks

164- ______ knows he can’t have gone

a.god

b.old man

c.Christ

d.Manoline

165- Unrolling off the first of the ______ reserve coils

a.two

b.three

c.four

d.five

166- He has it _____ in his mouth

a.hooks

b.sardines

c.sideways

d.head

167- If you said a _____ thing it might not happen

a.worst

b.bad

c.good

d.both b and c

168- He thought of him moving away in the darkness with the

a.sardines

b.hook

c.tuna

d.fish

169- Eat it so that the point of the hook goes into your

a.body

b.liver

c.heart

d.gills

170- Come up easy and let me put the _____ into you

a.knife

b.poison

c.bullet

d.harpoon

171- The old man couldn't raise him after gaining a _____ of line

a.foot

b.yard

c.inch

d.meter

172- It began to make a slow _____ sound in the water

a.wave

b.hissing

c.music

d.soft

173- The boat began to move slowly off towards the

a.north-west

b.north-east

c.north-south

d.south-east

174- Due to tiredness _________ appeared before his eyes

a.     sleep

b.     laziness

c.      black spot

d.     none of these

175- The old man continued handle the fish until it came on the surface only ____ yards away from the boat

a.     ten

b.     twenty

c.      thirty

d.     forty

176- The old man hits the marlin with ______

a.     knife

b.     gun

c.      stick

d.     harpoon

177- The fish moved

a.fastly

b.quickly

c.steadily

d.slowly

178- It was ______ when I hooked him

a.morning

b.night

c.evening

d.noon

179- Tried not to think but only to

a.feel

b.understand

c.endure

d.ill

180- I can always come in on the glow from

a.Lavana

b.Guava

c.Havana

d.boat

181- I have no ______ and I feel strong

a.illness

b.weekness

c.cramps

d.problems

182- He knew the current must be carrying them to the

a.north

b.south

c.north-east

d.eastward

183- No one should be alone in their             

a.happiness

b.sadness

c.illness

d.old age

184- During the night _____ porpoises came around the boat

a.two

b.three

c.four

d.five

185- I will have lost two hundred fathoms of

a.good Catalan cardel

b.hooks

c.leaders

d.all of above

186- I'll stay with you until I am       

a.weak and leaned

b.dead

c.killed

d.none of these

187- The slant of the line showed he was swimming at a

a.lesser depth

b.more depth

c.high speed

d.slow speed

188- I have enough _______ to handle him

a.space

b.force

c.line

d.strength

189- There was _____ weeds on the line

a.brown

b.orange

c.yellow

d.purple

190- A small bird came toward the skiff from the

a.south

b.north

c.east

d.west

191- It was a ______ and flying very low over the water

a.sparrow

b.parrot

c.warbler

d.war-bird

192- I will not have the failure of

a.goal

b.work

c.strength

d.task

193- It was only a _____ that had cut his flesh

a.fish bite

b.knife

c.line burn

d. line

194- They were _____ shaped strips

a.triangular

b.zig-zag

c.wedge

d.none of these

195- When he had cut the ____ strips he spread them out on the wood of the bow

a.four

b.five

c.six

d.seven

196- Eat the _____ now

a.tuna

b.bread

c.piece of meat

d.bonito

197- Cramped hand was almost as skiff as_______     

a.rigor mortis

b.dead

c.tired

d.none of these

198- I was lucky to get him instead of

a.shark

b.fish

c.dolphin

d.snake

199- There is no sense in being anything but

a.fishermen

b.baseball player

c.illusionary

d.practical

200- I do not know whether the sun will

a.rise

b.rot

c.shine

d.both a and c

201- The fish is

a.big and powerful

b.calm

c.steady

d.both b and c

202- You can let the _____ go

a.fish

b.marlin

c.manoline

d.cord

203- God help me to have the ______ go

a.cord

b.cramp

c.pain

d.sharks

204- I must _______ to his because of his great size

a.improvise

b.prepared

c.extemporize

d.unrehearsed

205- The fight of the _______ etching themselves against the sky over the water

a.war-birds

b.hawks

c.sharks

d.wild ducks

206- The weather of _____ months is the best of all the year

a.hurricane

b.winter

c.autumn

d.sunny

207- If there is a _______ you always see the signs of it in the sky for days ahead

a.cold weather

b.storm

c.hurricane

d.none of these

208- I hate _______ the old man thought

a.fighters

b.turtles

c.sharks

d.cramp

209- He thought of cramp as a___

a.diarrhea

b.malaria

c.calambre

d.rabies

210- He saw the line slanting slowly______

a.forward

b.backward

c.upward

d.downward

211- The surface of the ocean bulged ahead of the boat and the _____ came out

a.dolphin

b.shark

c.fish

d.none of these

212- The fish came out

a.unendingly

b.quickly

c.jumping

d.fastly

213- His head and back was ______

a.red

b.purple

c.dark purple

d.pink

214- The strips on the sides of marlin showed wide and _____

a.blue

b.purple

c.lavender

d.light lavender

215- His sword was as long as a _____

a.snake

b.baseball bat

c.Giraffe

d.camel

216- Marlin was tapered like a ______

a.rapier

b.weapon

c.brand

d.none of these

217- The old man saw the great _____ of his tail

a.knife

b.harpoon

c.scythe-blade

d.both b and c

218- He is ______ feet longer than the skiff

a.two

b.three

c.four

d.five

219- The old man caught ______ of thousand pounds size fishes in his life

a.two

b.three

c.four

d.five

220- There are _____ things that are brothers

a.two

b.three

c.four

d.five

221- There was a small sea rising with the wind coming up from the

a.south

b.north

c.east

d.west

222- I will say ten our father and ten ______ that I should catch this fish   

a.Hail Marys

b.Gods

c.mothers

d.muses

223- I promise to make a pilgrimage to the _____ if i catch him

a.god

b.Virgin of Cobre

c.seven muses

d.Christ

224- He commenced to say his prayers ________

a.properly

b.mechanically

c.effectively

d.none of these

225- ______ are easier to say than ‘Our Fathers’, he thought

a.Holy Mary

b.Hail Marys

c.Christ

d.Virgin

226- Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of

a.thy womb

b.Jesus

c.Holy Mary and the Mother of God

d.All of above

227- To whom the old man say to pray for the death of the fish

a.Mother of God

b.Holy Mary

c.Blessed Virgin

d.none of these

228- I don't think I can get anything but a _______ here

a.shark

b.fish

c.dolphin

d.none of above

229- Flying fish is excellent to eat ______

a.reptiles

b.insects

c.raw

d.tuna

 230- I told the boy I was a ______ old man

a.weak

b.strong

c.strange

d.successful

231- He never thought about ____ when he was doing it

a.failure

b.past

c.struggle

d.sharks

232- I could sleep and dream about the _______     

a.turtles

b.baseball

c.Manolin

d.lions

233- The fish swimming in the water with his ________

a.red pectoral fins

b.purple pectoral fins

c.green pectoral fins

d.all of above

234- Not in the absolute dark, but almost as a _______ sees

a.shark

b.fish

c.cat

d.turtle

235- He knew that the _____ of New York were playing the Tigres of Detroit

a.Virgin

b.Yankees

c.Cuban

d.none of these

236- I had never a _____

a.malaria

b.fever

c.bone spur

d.none of these

237- Where did Santiago play a hand game?

a.Cienfuegos

b.Casablanca

c.Lavana

d.none of these

238- With whom he had played the hand game

a.Manoline

b.DiMaggio

c.Negro

d.Marlin

239- Negro was the strongest man on the ________

a.Wrestling

b.Cricket

c.Kungfoo

d.docks

240- The hand game had gone_______

a.two days and two nights

b.one day and one night

c.two days and one night

d.three days and three nights

241- They change the referees every _____ hours

a.two

b.three

c.four

d.five

242- The hand game started on ______ morning and ended on ______ morning

a.monday-tuesday

b.wednesday-thursday

c.saturday-sunday

d.sunday-monday

243- They had gone to work at the

a.Havana sugar company

b.Havana coal company

c.Lavana sugar company

d.Lavana coal company

244- Who won the hand game?

a.Manoline

b.Negro

c.Santiago

d.none of these

245- There had been a return match in the

a.autumn

b.winter

c.night

d.spring

246- In the turtle boats Santiago was in the cross-trees of the

a.Banana

b.Olives

c.Mast-head

d.none of these

247- There were _____ spots on the dolphins

a.red

b.green

c.purple

d.blue

248- The dolphin looks ____

a.red

b.blue

c.white

d.green

249- They passed a great island of

a.Sargasso

b.Greenland

c.Iceland

d.none of these

250- His small line was taken by

a.sharks

b.turtles

c.sea horse

d.dolphin

251- True ____ in the last of the sun

a.sky

b.birds

c.things

d.gold

252- He pulled the _____ with his left hand

a.marlin

b.shark

c.line

d.dolphin

253- I'll lash the _____ oars

a.two

b.three

c.four

d.five

254- I have eaten the whole

a.tuna

b.fish

c.bonito

d.bread

255- He called ______ dorado

a.fish

b.shark

c.dolphin

d.turtle

256- It becomes dark quickly after the sun sets in

a.oct

b.nov

c.sep

d.dec

257- He didn't know the name of

a.Rigel

b.negro

c.shark

d.turtle

258- I am glad we do not have to try to kill the

a.moon

b.fish

c.dolphin

d.stars

259- Imagine if each day a man must try to kill the

a.moon

b.stars

c.sharks

d.turtles

260- It is enough to live on the sea and kill our

a.friends

b.turtles

c.true brothers

d.son

261- It has its ____ and its ____

a.hands and fingers

b.foot and fingers

c.hands and foots

d.perils and merits

262- Before I move back to the ____ to do the work and make the decision

a.Lavana

b.cage

c.stern

d.market

263- The ____ are a good trick

a.oars

b.tunas

c.turtles

d.insects

264- It has reached the time to play for

a.success

b.money

c.safety

d.family

265- but with ____ lurch he could break it

a.one

b.two

c.twice

d.none of these

266- If you do not sleep you might become

a.weak

b.lazy

c.unclear in the head

d.unclear in the eyes

267- I am as clear as the

a.mirror

b.sun

c.day

d.stars

268- _____ are my brothers

a.Negros

b.stars

c.turtles

d.none of these

­­­­269- _______ sleeps on certain days when there is no current and a flat calm

a.the sun sleep

b.the moon sleep

c.the ocean sleep

d. all of above

270- Go back and prepare the

a.food

b.fish

c.line

d.dolphin

271- It is ______ to rig the oars as a drag if you must sleep

a.helpful

b.dangerous

c.useful

d.none of above

 272- I could go without

a.eating

b.thinking

c.sleeping

d.working

273- He must pull until he

a.tried

b.weak

c.dies

d.releases

274- He pushed the blade of his knife into his

a.back

b.head

c.gills

d.none of these

275- He drew him out from under the

a.sea

b.stern

c.water

d.skiff

276- Scooping him clean and pulling the ______ clear

a.lungs

b.heart

c.gills

d.body

277- There were ____ flying fish inside

a.one

b.two

c.three

d.four

278- They sank leaving a trail of _______ in the water

a.phosphorescence

b.gills

c.both a and b

d.none the above

279- The dolphin was ______ in the starlight

a.leprous gray-white

b.leprous gray

c.leprous white

d.leprous gray-blue

280- He slid the ______

a.line

b.skiff

c.carcass

d.boat

281- He looked to see if there was any ____ in the water

a.fish

b.shark

c.swirl

d.dolphin

282- He turned then and placed the ____ flying fish

a.one

b.two

c.three

d.four

283- He worked his way slowly back to the

a.land

b.Lavana

c.Havana

d.bow

284- His back was bent with the weight of

a.line

b.pain

c.bag

d.gun

285- Nothing the speed of a water against

a.fish

b.sharks

c.marlin

d.hand

286- Particles of ______ floated off

a.tin

b.platinum

c.phosphorous

d.sand

287- Under the stars and with the night colder all the time he ate _____ of one of the dolphin fillets

a.half

b.one forth

c.one third

d.nothing

288- What an excellent fish ____ is to eat cooked

a.marlin

b.shark

c.tuna

d.dolphin

289- What a miserable fish

a.body

b.gills

c.raw

d.none of above

290- I will never go in a boat again without

a.salt and vinegar

b.salt and spices

c.salt and limes

d.salt and lemon

291- I would have _______ on the bow all day and drying

a.wet clothes

b.splashed water

c.meat

d.none of these

292- The splashed water would made

a.salt

b.drink

c.juice

d.none of these

293- I didn't hook the ______ until almost sunset

a.dolphin

b.fish

c.marlin

d.tuna

294- It was the lack of

a.interest

b.attention

c.preparation

d.training

295- I have chewed it all well and I am not

a.weak

b.sick

c.nauseated

d.seated

296- The sky was clouding over the

a.west

b.north

c.east

d.south

297- He were moving into a great _______

a.sea

b.storm

c.canyon of clouds

d.troma

298- The wind had

a.blowed

b.dropped

c.drops

d.blows

299- There will be a bad weather in     

a.two or three days

b.three or four days

c.tonight

d.tomorrow

300- Rig now to get some

a.rest