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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through November 1792.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following is not a product for which Martha used herbs?
(a) Ointments
(b) Hallucinogens
(c) Teas
(d) Compresses

2. What is the term used when the groom retrieves his bride from her parents' home?
(a) Honeymoon
(b) Homemaking
(c) Kidnapping
(d) Housekeeping

3. What did Martha use as purgatives?
(a) Licorice
(b) Henna
(c) Senna
(d) Marshmallow root

4. An unwed mother was required to _______________________.
(a) raise the child alone
(b) give her baby up
(c) admit to the crime of fornication
(d) marry the child's father

5. In what year was Martha Ballard born?
(a) 1800
(b) 1753
(c) 1776
(d) 1735

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Martha Ballard's maiden name?

2. What is the state of Martha's accounts at this point?

3. How did Ephraim and Jonathan assist in Martha's weaving business?

4. What happens to Ephraim's mill in 1787?

5. Were marriages arranged in the 18th century?

(see the answer key)

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