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. What did Dr. Page not understand?
(a) hormones
(b) obstetrics
(c) breech birth
(d) false labor

2. Who is Dr. Page?
(a) A Boston physician
(b) A Hallowell physician
(c) An Augusta physician
(d) A Portland physician

3. What is Martha's biggest problem during Ephraim's incarceration?
(a) Paying the bills
(b) Getting flax for her wool
(c) Getting wood for the winter
(d) Having no one to talk to at night

4. Which of the following is not something Martha had to contend with as a midwife?
(a) Boredom
(b) Weather
(c) False Labor
(d) Premature births

5. A physician's training was ___________________________.
(a) experimental and manual
(b) traditional and manual
(c) traditional and experimental
(d) experimental and literary

Short Answer Questions

1. Martha's training was _________________________.

2. Which of the following is not something Martha noted in her diary about each birth?

3. How many times in 27 years of midwife practice did Martha ever call a doctor?

4. Why does Martha become increasingly dependent on Jonathan?

5. Because of Dr. Page's training, Martha thinks he is _______________.

(see the answer key)

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