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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through December 1793.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens to Ephraim's mill in 1787?
(a) He adds on to the structure
(b) He tears it down
(c) He builds a front porch
(d) It burns down

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

3. Many New England tows were religiously divided between the strict ______________ and the liberals.
(a) Methodists
(b) Catholics
(c) Baptists
(d) Calvinists

4. Everyone knew that birth was a ______________ process.
(a) ridiculous
(b) unnatural
(c) unnecessary
(d) natural

5. How many babies did Martha deliver in 1793?
(a) 37
(b) 17
(c) 35
(d) 53

Short Answer Questions

1. What terms does Martha very seldom use for women in her diary?

2. Who does Rebecca Foster accuse of raping her?

3. A physician's training was ___________________________.

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

5. Which prominent man in Hallowell did not like Isaac Foster?

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