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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. On what does is Caleb introduced to the community?
(a) At a meeting by the governing elders on Monday.
(b) The Sabbath.
(c) At a meeting of the parrish on Wednesday evening.
(d) On Friday evening.

2. Why does Bethia do as many chores as she does?
(a) The housekeeper is ill.
(b) Atonement for sins against her mother.
(c) She likes to stay busy.
(d) The housekeeper died.

3. With whom does Caleb agree to study?
(a) Mayfield.
(b) No one.
(c) Makepeace and Joel.
(d) Bethia.

4. What does Bethia suddenly discover?
(a) Makepeace is ill.
(b) There is a rattler in the kitchen.
(c) Caleb is standing behind her.
(d) Solace is missing.

5. What does Bethia do when she returns from her errand?
(a) Naps.
(b) Prepares some beans.
(c) Read.
(d) Knits.

6. When does Bethia's twin brother die?
(a) At age 10.
(b) At age 12.
(c) At age 15.
(d) At birth.

7. For what does Bethia long?
(a) The island.
(b) Her deceased sister.
(c) Her deceased Mother.
(d) Caleb.

8. Who is Bethia?
(a) A minor character.
(b) The Mayfield family servant.
(c) The author.
(d) The narrator.

9. Where is Bethia sent after the sonquem responds to Mayfield's initial treatment?
(a) To the school house.
(b) Back to the tent where they were staying.
(c) Back to be with her mother.
(d) Back to the Merrys.

10. With whom does Caleb develop a close friendship over time?
(a) Pastor Mayfield.
(b) Makepeace.
(c) Bethia.
(d) Joel.

11. With what kind of influence are the arguers concerned the new guest will bring?
(a) Liberalism.
(b) Licentious.
(c) Near-pagan.
(d) Catholic.

12. Who berates Bathia for her absence when she returns to the beach?
(a) Her sister.
(b) No one.
(c) Her brother.
(d) Her father.

13. Who does Bethia believe will care for Solace?
(a) The housekeeper.
(b) Solace is old enough to care for herself.
(c) Caleb.
(d) Makepeace or her father.

14. Upon what does Bethia's narration focus in this section?
(a) Her life in England.
(b) Her life in Nantucket.
(c) Her life in Cambridge.
(d) Her life with Caleb.

15. Who established the colony where Bethia lives?
(a) The mayor's family.
(b) Her grandfather.
(c) The school teacher's famly.
(d) Her father.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Caleb's reading of Hebrew bring to Bethia's mind?

2. Where does Bethia accompany her father?

3. How does Bethia consider her life at this time?

4. Why is Bethia uneasy when she is serving the noon meal?

5. Why does Bethia not know what will happen to her?

(see the answer keys)

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