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. Why does Martha think Dr. Page will not be successful?
(a) He is too inexperienced
(b) He comes from a big city
(c) He is young and single
(d) He has no connections in the town

2. How old is Martha at the beginning of 1796?
(a) Over 70
(b) Over 40
(c) Over 60
(d) Over 50

3. How many people in the Ballard household get married in 1792?
(a) 3
(b) 1
(c) 2
(d) 4

4. How many children did Martha have?
(a) 3
(b) 9
(c) 5
(d) 6

5. What is Ephraim's attitude about his surveying work?
(a) He has retired
(b) He is not ready to slow down
(c) He is semi-retired
(d) He hates it

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Which physician is threatened by Martha's practice?

3. Which of the following is not one of the hardships associated with surveying?

4. Everyone knew that birth was a ______________ process.

5. Who is Ephraim Ballard?

(see the answer key)

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