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Geraldine Brooks
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Caleb say often change with his people?
(a) Names.
(b) Camping grounds.
(c) Fortune.
(d) Traditions.

2. Where is Master Corlett's school?
(a) Northhampton.
(b) Nantucket.
(c) Cambridge.
(d) Boston.

3. What is a pawaaw?
(a) A storyteller.
(b) Spiritual leader.
(c) A light keeper.
(d) A fire keeper.

4. How does Bethia explain knowing Wampanoag?
(a) She learned it in school.
(b) Caleb taught her.
(c) She learned it from Iacoomis.
(d) She asked a young Wampanoag girl to teach her.

5. Why does Bethia say she is so tired in Chapter 11?
(a) From doing her mother's work as well as her own.
(b) From lying awake for several nights writing her confession.
(c) She does not know why she is so tired.
(d) From running back and forth between the fields and the kitchen.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Bethia do as many chores as she does?

2. How does Bethia address the woman who waits on her and her father?

3. What is Bethia doing when she comes upon a group of Wampanoag dancing?

4. Where had Bethia gone to do in the story she is telling?

5. With whom does Caleb develop a close friendship over time?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Bethia describe Caleb?

2. What does Bethia say is the reason for the tension between her father and Makepeace, and why is it strange that they are upset with each other?

3. What does Bethia say about her two brothers and what her father says about females?

4. Why does Caleb say he and Bethia can no longer be friends?

5. What does Bethia do that she attributes to Satan's influence and what are the consequences?

6. How does Bethia feel about Solace?

7. When and how does Bethia's father introduce Caleb to the White settlement?

8. Describe the effect of Bethia's father's preaching on the Wampanoag.

9. What happens when a whale strands itself on the beach and how does Bethia feel about the situation?

10. What does Bethia say about Caleb's progress with the English language?

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