Part I: Chapters I - VI
1. What is significant about the day the novel opens?
(a) It is the wedding of Mary Finch's niece.
(b) It is the funeral of a slave named Isabel.
(c) It is Christmas.
(d) It is Miss Mary Finch's funeral.
2. Where is the opening of the novel set?
(c) Rhode Island.
3. Who are Isabel and Ruth?
(a) Two daughters of the local inn keeper.
(b) Cousins who are at Mary Finch's funeral.
(c) Mary Finch's nieces.
(d) The slaves of Mary Finch.
4. How old is Isabel?
5. From what illness does Ruth suffer?
(d) Bad heart.
6. Where does Isabel run to visit?
(a) Her grandmother.
(b) Her mother's grave.
(c) Her best friend, Iris.
(d) Her grandfather's grave.
7. What is significant about this day for Isabel and Ruth?
(a) They are going to live with their mother in Canada.
(b) They are to be adopted by a Quaker couple in Pennsylvania.
(c) They are to be set free.
(d) They are going to be adopted by Mary Finch.
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