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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through April 1806.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Because of Dr. Page's training, Martha thinks he is _______________.
(a) overconfident
(b) better than she
(c) immature
(d) inexperienced

2. In Martha's time it was a common practice for _______________ to attend autopsies.
(a) ministers
(b) physicians
(c) lawyers
(d) midwives

3. Martha strongly believed in _____________ to make her patients feel better.
(a) taking a nap
(b) drinking water
(c) purging the body
(d) sitting in the sun

4. In what town to Martha and Ephraim settle?
(a) Hingham
(b) Hallowell
(c) Houston
(d) Hightower

5. Who buys the parcel of land next to Jonathan's?
(a) Captain Purrinton
(b) Henry Sewall
(c) Reverend Foster
(d) Dr. Page

Short Answer Questions

1. What played an important role in selecting a marriage partner?

2. What was a normal occurrence during courtship?

3. In what year was Martha Ballard born?

4. What is the perception of midwives among women?

5. How were the churches in each town supported?

(see the answer key)

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