A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. At what age does John Davis Jr. die?
(a) 15
(b) 7
(c) 5
(d) 3

2. Who abridged Martha's diary for a history of Augusta?
(a) Charles Osgood
(b) Charles Kuralt
(c) Charles Lindbergh
(d) Charles Elventon Nash

3. Who headed up the band of white Indians?
(a) Elijah Barton
(b) Dr. Page
(c) Mr. Densmore
(d) Jonathan Ballard

4. Where is Ephraim jailed?
(a) The Kennebunk jail
(b) Shawshank prison
(c) The Hallowell jail
(d) The Augusta prison

5. What is the result of a disagreement between France and England?
(a) The War of 1812
(b) The Jefferson embargo
(c) The French and Indian War
(d) The Malta War

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

7. What did Ephraim consider his imprisonment?
(a) A nuisance
(b) A scandal
(c) A vacation
(d) An outrage

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

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

10. Why was Ephraim released during the days?
(a) To work to pay his debt
(b) To visit Martha
(c) To get exercise
(d) To get some sunshine

11. What was the profession of John Davis Jr.'s father?
(a) Miller
(b) Lawyer
(c) Editor
(d) Surveyor

12. At what job is Ephraim working when he is arrested?
(a) Editor
(b) Tax collector
(c) Surveyor
(d) Miller

13. How old is Ephraim in January of 1796?
(a) Over 60
(b) Over 50
(c) Over 70
(d) Over 40

14. How long does it take the answer to #146 to clear the land and build a house for his family?
(a) 2 years
(b) 2 months
(c) 1 year
(d) 6 months

15. Who stays with Martha and Ephraim each night?
(a) One of Jonathan's children
(b) Rebecca Foster
(c) Mrs. Densmore
(d) Hannah

Short Answer Questions

1. Where do Martha and Ephraim build a house?

2. What is one reason that Martha's diary is so special?

3. Why did the author publish Martha's diary?

4. Who is Mary Hobart?

5. What is Martha's main concern at this time?

(see the answer keys)

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