Burial Rites Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 12 - 13 & Epilogue.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Agnes give to Roslin to help with the birth?
(a) A special potion she knows from her mother.
(b) Tea of angelica root.
(c) A soft blanket to comfort her.
(d) Tea tree oil to help with the cramping.

2. When Agnes first moves to Natan's farm, who becomes jealous of Natan and Agnes' connection?
(a) The housekeeper, Maria.
(b) Natan's elder sister, Helga.
(c) The mistress, Natalia.
(d) Natan's mother.

3. What is Natan out doing when Agnes first arrives at his home to live?
(a) Fishing.
(b) Visiting a friend.
(c) Conducting business.
(d) Fox-hunting.

4. Whose belongings are being auctioned off in the beginning of Chapter 1?
(a) Agnes Magnusdottir.
(b) Natan Ketilsson.
(c) Bjorn Blondal.
(d) Fridrik Sigurdsson.

5. What happens to Agnes' foster-mother, Inga?
(a) She does not want Agnes and tries to give her away to another family.
(b) She leaves the family when Agnes is young.
(c) She dies during childbirth.
(d) She hates Agnes, because Agnes is smarter than her.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Sigga react to Fridrik's question as to whether she listens to Natan?

2. When Bjorn is asleep what does Inga do with young Agnes?

3. Why is the Jonsdottir mother, Margret, distressed at the beginning of the novel?

4. Why does Jon Jonsson Jonsdottir abruptly leave the farm for Hvammur in Chapter 1?

5. Who catches Agnes looking at the silver brooch in Chapter 3?

(see the answer key)

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