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. Were marriages arranged in the 18th century?
(a) yes
(b) sometimes
(c) always
(d) no

2. Who is the new girl hired by Martha to help in the house?
(a) Hope
(b) Helen
(c) Halle
(d) Hepsy

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Martha's success rate was ____________________.

2. In what year was Martha Ballard born?

3. Martha's success rate was comparable to the statistics of the _______________.

4. Which social and economic class had more out-of-wedlock births?

5. What role did the men play in the delivery of a child?

(see the answer key)

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