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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. How does Caleb take the news Bethia brings?
(a) He is outraged and decides to return home.
(b) He sobs for a long time.
(c) He says nothing.
(d) He does not want to hear the details.

2. One is one adjective with which Bethia describes Samuel Corlett?
(a) Friendly.
(b) Mean.
(c) Dull.
(d) Shy.

3. How is the journey to Cambridge?
(a) Long and arduous.
(b) Brief and easy.
(c) Brief but difficult.
(d) Long but easy.

4. With whom does Caleb take his entrance exams?
(a) No one as he is not yet ready to do so.
(b) President Chauncy.
(c) A committee.
(d) Corlett.

5. What does Bethia want to do?
(a) Marry Noah.
(b) Both return to the island and have an intellectual life of books.
(c) Go back to the island and not marry.
(d) Marry Caleb.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Bethia go back to the island?

2. When did Anne's parents die?

3. About what is Caleb troubled?

4. Who arrives the day after Anne is ill?

5. What does Samuel bring to his first meeting with Bethia?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Bethia tell Caleb to stop calling her Storm Eyes?

2. Describe the argument Bethia and Makepeace become embroiled in one day at the memorial for their father.

3. What does Bethia do in order to help Caleb when he is dying?

4. Why has Noah Merry come to Cambridge and what news does he bring?

5. Why do Caleb, Joel and Bethia believe they need to get Ann to the island?

6. What does Bethia say about the change in attitude towards Caleb and Joel by the other students?

7. Why are arrangements made for Joel to return to Cambridge before the others from the island?

8. Why is Samuel's marriage proposal to Bethia interrupted, and what how does Bethia handle the situation.

9. What does Mayfield's will say about further schooling for Joel, Caleb and Makepeace and how does that affect Bethia?

10. How has Makepeace arranged to buy Bethia out of her indenture?

(see the answer keys)

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