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. How many children does Martha deliver in her lifetime?
(a) 192
(b) 50
(c) 503
(d) 816

2. How many of the children of the answer to #148 escaped?
(a) 3
(b) 2
(c) 1
(d) 6

3. Which physician is threatened by Martha's practice?
(a) Dr. Page
(b) Dr. Cony
(c) Dr. Foster
(d) Dr. Densmore

4. Who is the mother of John Davis Jr.?
(a) Hetty Densmore
(b) Hetty Ballard
(c) Hetty Pierce
(d) Hetty Davis

5. What is one reason that Martha's diary is so special?
(a) She had nine children which kept her very busy
(b) Many women of the time could not write
(c) Paper was scarce during this time
(d) Her businesses occupied most of her time

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Martha use as purgatives?

2. Martha's diary entries did not follow the same tone as other midwives from ________________.

3. How many of his children did the answer to #148 kill?

4. What term did Martha use for a woman in labor?

5. What do Ephraim and Jonathan build for Martha?

(see the answer key)

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