A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through March 1804.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many young women did Martha employ in her home between the years of 1785-1800?
(a) 30
(b) 29
(c) 39
(d) 27

2. Which of the following is not a way in which Martha would discuss a man in her diary?
(a) Friend
(b) Intimate
(c) Business
(d) Legal

3. Why was Ephraim released during the days?
(a) To visit Martha
(b) To get some sunshine
(c) To work to pay his debt
(d) To get exercise

4. What terms does Martha very seldom use for women in her diary?
(a) Lady or Mam
(b) Lady or Madam
(c) Dame or Mistress
(d) Lady or Mistress

5. At what job is Ephraim working when he is arrested?
(a) Editor
(b) Miller
(c) Tax collector
(d) Surveyor

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Martha think Dr. Page will not be successful?

2. Which of the following was not one of Ephraim's professions?

3. Why does Martha become increasingly dependent on Jonathan?

4. Who is Dr. Page?

5. What is Martha's sister's name?

(see the answer key)

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