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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Dr. Page?
(a) A Portland physician
(b) A Hallowell physician
(c) A Boston physician
(d) An Augusta physician
2. In what town was Martha Ballard born?
(a) Oxford, Massachusetts
(b) Oxford, Ohio
(c) Oxford, Mississippi
(d) Oxford, England
3. Which of Martha's daughters spun yarn for weaving and trading?
(a) Molly and Ellen
(b) Hannah and Molly
(c) Hannah and Dolly
(d) Hannah and Daisy
4. What term did Martha use for a woman in labor?
5. Martha's diary entries did not follow the same tone as other midwives from ________________.
(a) Rhode Island
6. How many people in the Ballard household get married in 1792?
7. In what year was Martha Ballard born?
8. Where did Martha deep much of her accounting?
(a) Her bedside table
(b) Her kitchen cupboard
(c) Her desk drawer
(d) Her diary
9. What was the wife expected to make for the couple's new home?
(b) New clothes
(d) A quilt
10. On what river does Martha spend much of her time?
(a) Ohio River
(b) Colorado River
(c) Mississippi River
(d) Kennebec River
11. An unwed mother was required to _______________________.
(a) give her baby up
(b) admit to the crime of fornication
(c) marry the child's father
(d) raise the child alone
12. Which of the following was not one of Ephraim's professions?
(b) Tax collector
13. How are 18th century weddings described?
(a) Extremely reserved
(c) Big events
(d) Over the top
14. What is the perception of midwives among women?
15. What happens to Ephraim's mill in 1787?
(a) He adds on to the structure
(b) It burns down
(c) He builds a front porch
(d) He tears it down
Short Answer Questions
1. What role did the men play in the delivery of a child?
2. What did Dr. Page not understand?
3. How many preachers was each town allowed?
4. Where did young unwed mothers stay?
5. Who does the woman in #82 claim is the father of her child?
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