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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the state of Martha's accounts at this point?
(a) Healthy
(b) Broke
(c) Meager
(d) Could be better

2. Which of Martha's daughters spun yarn for weaving and trading?
(a) Hannah and Molly
(b) Hannah and Dolly
(c) Molly and Ellen
(d) Hannah and Daisy

3. How many babies is Martha delivering each year at this time?
(a) 50
(b) 100
(c) 10
(d) 20

4. Which prominent man in Hallowell did not like Isaac Foster?
(a) James Franklin
(b) John Smith
(c) Thomas Sewall
(d) Henry Sewall

5. Who buys the parcel of land next to Jonathan's?
(a) Captain Purrinton
(b) Dr. Page
(c) Reverend Foster
(d) Henry Sewall

Short Answer Questions

1. How many babies did Martha deliver in 1793?

2. What marked the end of the "lying-in" period for a new mother?

3. How many people died during the epidemic in 1787?

4. What is Martha's focus during this time period?

5. Which family member's autopsy did Martha attend?

(see the answer key)

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