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Take this quiz to see how well you know Herman Melville and his works!

What year was Herman Melville born?
1817
1822
1819
1812
What was Herman Melville's first published book?
"Omoo"
"Moby-Dick"
"Typee"
"Bartleby, the Scrivener"
On what mountain did Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne meet?
Mount Greylock
Mount Prospect
Mount Everett
Monument Mountain
After Allan Melville took over Arrowhead from his brother, he inscribed one of Herman's works in the house. What was the name of that story?
"I and My Barn"
"I and My Chimney"
"The Farm and I"
"I and My Sea"
What was the name of Herman Melville's wife?
Sarah
Lizzie
Emily
Mary
What was the view that inspired "Moby-Dick"?
The Atlantic Ocean
Grassy plains
Pontoosuc Lake
Mount Greylock
Who did Herman Melville dedicate "Moby-Dick" to?
His mother Maria
His sister Fanny
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The men of the sea
What job did Melville take when he moved back to New York City?
Lawyer
Banker
Customs Inspector
Writer
What was the name of the first whaling ship Melville sailed on?
Lucy Ann
Acushnet
Peqoud
St. Lawrence
What year did Herman Melville die?
1901
1891
1887
1895
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