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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through February 1801.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. To what event is Martha invited?
(a) John Davis Jr.s' Baptism
(b) John Davis Jr.'s funeral
(c) John Davis Jr.'s autopsy
(d) John Davis Jr.'s birthday party

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

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

5. To what state do Martha and Ephraim move with their family?
(a) New York
(b) Connecticut
(c) Ohio
(d) Maine

Short Answer Questions

1. How are 18th century weddings described?

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

3. What is the function of a midwife?

4. Martha strongly believed in _____________ to make her patients feel better.

5. How does Martha refer to single women in her diary?

(see the answer key)

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