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"Call me Ishmael." So begins one of the classic American novels, 'Moby-Dick, or, The Whale', a tale of one man's obsession (with a whole lot of detail about the life on board a 19th Century whaling ship). Of course, Herman Melville wrote more than one book!   

There are 8 quizzes and 95 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Moby Dick Trivia cool 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, tjoebigham, Mar 28 01

I've done quizzes on 'Melville sans Moby' and Whales and Whaling. Now I'm ready to take on the White Whale himself!
Mar 28 01
1266 plays
trivia quiz  Ah Bartleby,! Ah Humanity! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, braunda, Apr 13 05

Long before passive resistance became a familiar technique for protesting perceived inequities, there was Bartleby!
Apr 13 05
333 plays
trivia quiz  Melville sans Moby 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, tjoebigham, Dec 07 00

You probably know all about 'Moby Dick' trouble is, most people think Melville begins and ends with that classic. But Melville ranged far and wide in his work, and in almost every form. See how much Melville you really know!
Dec 07 00
414 plays
trivia quiz  Melville's Poetry 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, tjoebigham, Jul 12 01

My third Melville quiz is about his poetry, not as well-known as his other works, but as memorable.
Jul 12 01
225 plays
trivia quiz  Melville's 'Encantadas' 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, tjoebigham, May 24 02

The ten sketches Melville wrote for 'Harper's' magazine and later published as part of his 'Piazza Tales'.
May 24 02
186 plays
trivia quiz  Moby Dick 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kogand, Apr 14 00

Short quiz on Melville's most famous novel.
Apr 14 00
1521 plays
trivia quiz  "Moby Dick": Melville's Masterpiece 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Oct 20 17

What do you know about "Moby Dick", the book generally considered Herman Melville's greatest work?
lowtechmaster gold member
Oct 20 17
228 plays
trivia quiz  Melville's Creations 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, skylarb, Jan 21 03

Identify Melville's characters from the descriptions given. This quiz covers three novels and three short stories.
skylarb gold member
Jan 21 03
486 plays
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