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1

where does Manjiro keep his possessions?

in a wooden box under his bunk

2

who does Manjiro plan to give his possessions to when he returns home?

his family

3

what does Goemon say the sailors are searching for?

Japanese boys to cook and eat

4

according to Manjiro, why will Goemon not be eaten by the sailors?

he would taste too sour

5

what does Captain Whitfield tell Manjiro to stop doing?

apologizing all the time and bowing

6

how does Manjiro respond to Captain Whitfield's request?

he feels that Captain Whitfield has given him a gift and hides in a whale boat to think about it

7

who suggests throwing Manjiro overboard for being in the whaleboat?

Jolly

8

who took ill, making the crew one person short in the whaleboat?

Thomas

9

what does Manjiro do in the whaleboat?

rows and bails the boat

10

what names does Jolly call Manjiro?

ignorant pagan, godless cannibal, heathen

11

who is the harpooner in the whaleboat?

Jolly

12

what is the Nantucket Sleigh Ride?

the time the whaleboat is towed around by a harpooned whale before the whale dies

13

what does Captain Whitfield praise Manjiro for doing during the whale hunt?

bailing out the water in the whaleboat during the Nantucket Sleigh Ride

14

how does Manjiro feel after the whale dies?

exhilarated, disgusted, thrilled, giddy, repulsed, and deeply saddened

15

what religion does Manjiro practice?

Buddhism

16

what do Buddhists believe about killing?

it is wrong to kill, except for necessary food. A prayer of gratitude should be said over the dead animal

17

why does Manjiro feel the need to say a prayer for the whale?

for forgiveness and gratitude

18

who gives Manjiro his whaling name?

Captain Whitfield

19

what is Manjiro's whaling name?

John Mung