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. How many houses does Jonathan rent out on his property?
(a) 3
(b) 5
(c) 2
(d) 1

2. What is the function of a midwife?
(a) Housekeeping
(b) Teacher
(c) Deliver babies
(d) Weaver

3. Who committed a murder/suicide on July 9, 1806?
(a) Dr. Densmore
(b) Dr. Page
(c) Captain Purrinton
(d) Reverend Foster

4. What is the bulk of Martha's diary?
(a) Musings
(b) Daily activities
(c) Opinions
(d) To-do list

5. What was the wife expected to make for the couple's new home?
(a) Curtains
(b) A quilt
(c) New clothes
(d) Rugs

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose illegitimate child does Martha deliver in October of 1791?

2. Martha's diary entries did not follow the same tone as other midwives from ________________.

3. Many men during Martha's lifetime thought that education for a woman was ________________.

4. Who is Dr. Page?

5. What did Martha use as purgatives?

(see the answer key)

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