Herman Melville Quiz

Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick and the posthumous novella Billy Budd.

Herman Melville Quiz Questions

1. When was Herman Melville born?
a) 7 March 1824
b) 22 May 1822
c) 1 August 1819
d) 30 December 1815

2. Where was Herman Melville born?
a) New York
b) Liverpool
c) San Francisco
d) Boston

3. On which ship did Herman Melville work as a cabin boy?
a) Charles & Henry
b) St. Lawrence
c) United States
d) Nautilus

4. On which whaler did Herman Melville go to Marquesas Islands?
a) Meteor
b) President
c) Acushnet
d) Congress

5. Which was Herman Melville’s first novel?
a) Mardi
b) Redburn
c) Omoo
d) Typee

6. When was Moby Dick published?
a) 1862
b) 1851
c) 1847
d) 1871

7. Which Herman Melville novel was published in 1855?
a) Israel Potter
b) Pierre
c) The Confidence Man
d) John Marr

8. Which was Herman Melville’s last novel?
a) Timoleon
b) Billy Budd
c) Beneto Cereno
d) The Encantadas

9. When did Herman Melville die?
a) 12 January 1909
b) 10 June 1898
c) 28 September 1891
d) 12 November 1895

10. Where did Herman Melville die?
a) Durban
b) Honolulu
c) New Bedford
d) New York

Herman Melville Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When was Herman Melville born?
c) 1 August 1819

2. Where was Herman Melville born?
a) New York

3. On which ship did Herman Melville work as a cabin boy?
b) St. Lawrence

4. On which whaler did Herman Melville go to Marquesas Islands?
c) Acushnet

5. Which was Herman Melville’s first novel?
d) Typee

6. When was Moby Dick published?
b) 1851

7. Which Herman Melville novel was published in 1855?
a) Israel Potter

8. Which was Herman Melville’s last novel?
b) Billy Budd

9. When did Herman Melville die?
c) 28 September 1891

10. Where did Herman Melville die?
d) New York

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Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:36 pm

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