Come Sale Away – Trivia

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1. Which sailor appears in the Arabian Nights stories?
a-Ali Baba
b-Prince Ahmed
c-Sindbad
d-Aladdin

2. Who wrote a novella about the young sailor Billy Budd?
a-Herman Melville
b-Joseph Conrad
c-Seamus Heaney
d-Mark Twain

3. According to myth, a siren known as the Lorelei lured sailors to their deaths on which European river?
a-Danube
b-Vistula
c-Seine
d-Rhine

4. In which Italian city was the explorer Christopher Columbus born?
a-Milan
b-Turin
c-Genoad-Florence

5. “Come Sail Away” was a 1977 hit song for which band?
a-Electric Light Orchestra
b-Styx
c-Cheap Trick
d-The Eagles

6. Which fictional sailor was introduced in the 1937 novel “The Happy Return” and made his final appearance in the 1967 novel “The Last Encounter”?
a-Robinson Crusoe
b-Captain Nemo
c-Captain Hook
d-Horatio Hornblower

7. Poopdeck Pappy was the father of which fictional sailor?
a-Popeye
b-Jack Sparrow
c-The Flying Dutchman
d-Captain Ahab

8. In the Bible, who hoped to flee from the presence of the Lord by sailing to Tarshish?
a-Jonah
b-Noah
c-Lot
d-Daniel

9. The second part of which novel begins aboard the Tsimtsum, a Japanese freighter transporting zoo animals?
a-” Doctor Dolittle’s Caravan”
b-“1Q84”
c-“The Kite Runner”
d-“Life of Pi”

10. Which British pirate sailed aboard the Queen Anne’s Revenge?
a-Calico Jack
b-Blackbeard
c-Long John Silver
d-Captain Kidd

Find the answers to October trivia here.