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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!
9 Herman Melville quizzes and 105 Herman Melville trivia questions.
  Moby Dick Trivia great trivia quiz - 25 questions - 5 mins
I've done quizzes on 'Melville sans Moby' and Whales and Whaling. Now I'm ready to take on the White Whale himself!
Tough, 25 Qns, tjoebigham, Dec 01 19
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Dec 01 19
1413 plays
  Moby-Dick - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a short quiz on Melville's most famous novel. This is an adopted quiz from player kogand. Every effort has been made to preserve the original work. So grab your harpoon and "aweigh" we go! FYI, the only spoiler is in question 9's extra info.
Average, 10 Qns, BigTriviaDawg, May 04 22
BigTriviaDawg gold member
May 04 22
119 plays
  "Moby Dick": Melville's Masterpiece - 10 questions - 3 mins
What do you know about "Moby Dick", the book generally considered Herman Melville's greatest work?
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Oct 20 17
Oct 20 17
325 plays
  Ah Bartleby,! Ah Humanity! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Long before passive resistance became a familiar technique for protesting perceived inequities, there was Bartleby!
Average, 10 Qns, braunda, Apr 13 05
363 plays
  Herman Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener" - 10 questions - 4 mins
"Bartleby, the Scrivener - A Story of Wall Street" is an 1853 short story by Herman Melville. It was originally published in the November and December 1853 issues of Putnam's Magazine.
Average, 10 Qns, Bimmed, Feb 22 22
Feb 22 22
85 plays
  Melville sans Moby - 10 questions - 3 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, tjoebigham, Apr 25 14
429 plays
  Melville's Creations - 10 questions - 3 mins
Identify Melville's characters from the descriptions given. This quiz covers three novels and three short stories.
Tough, 10 Qns, skylarb, Jun 29 03
564 plays
  Melville's Poetry - 10 questions - 4 mins
My third Melville quiz is about his poetry, not as well-known as his other works, but as memorable.
Difficult, 10 Qns, tjoebigham, Jul 22 03
237 plays
  Melville's 'Encantadas' - 10 questions - 3 mins
The ten sketches Melville wrote for 'Harper's' magazine and later published as part of his 'Piazza Tales'.
Tough, 10 Qns, tjoebigham, Jun 29 03
201 plays
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