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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Douglass describe in detail in Chapter Seven?
(a) When he moves to another plantation.
(b) How he begins going to school.
(c) How he befriends a white child.
(d) How he continues to learn to read and write.
2. What does Douglass realize about education in Chapter Six?
(a) Uneducated slaves can be controlled.
(b) He is smart.
(c) Learning to read will help him earn money.
(d) Slaves can be educated.
3. Who does Douglass say he will miss from his former plantation?
(a) Master Daniel.
(b) Master Garrison.
(d) No one.
4. Who are the Thomases?
(a) Slaveholders who take good care of their slaves.
(b) City slaveholders.
(c) Southern slaveholders.
(d) Slave family who is sold and separated.
5. Why does Douglass like the job he does for Daniel?
(a) He gets to sleep later the next day.
(b) He gets food.
(c) He gets extra water.
(d) He doesn't have to work as hard.
6. Why does the slaveholder throw a female slave off the plantation in Chapter Nine?
(a) She is disabled from a fire.
(b) He catches her with another slave and is jealous.
(c) She is his half sister.
(d) She is too young to do any work.
7. What does Douglass not have enough time to do while working for Mr. Covey?
(a) Read .
(b) Finish his allotted work.
8. What is Douglass happy about receiving for his trip to help one of his master's relatives?
(a) A pair of shoes.
(b) A hair cut.
(c) A new shirt.
(d) His first pair of pants.
9. Where is Douglass supposed to look while talking to the master's wife?
(a) Look her in the eyes.
(b) Look at the floor.
(c) Look away.
(d) Look ahead, just not right at her.
10. Who teaches Douglass some written words?
(a) Mrs. Auld.
(b) White overseers who like him.
(c) White boys in the street.
(d) Mrs. Lloyd.
11. What is the subject matter of two books that Douglass reads and finds interesting?
(a) Life of an educated white man.
(b) Slavery covering both positions.
(c) How slavery will change in the future.
(d) Life of an educated slave.
12. Where does Douglass sleep while working on the plantation as a child?
(a) In a hay stack.
(b) In one of the animal's stalls.
(c) Under a blanket on the dirt floor.
(d) In a corn sack on the dirt floor.
13. In Chapter Five, why does Douglass not get treated as poorly as the other slaves?
(a) He plays with the master's children.
(b) He works an extra hour a day.
(c) He is too young to work in the fields.
(d) He is liked by the master's wife.
14. What does Douglass get to eat as a child on the plantation?
(b) Table scraps.
15. What does Douglass describe in Chapter Five?
(a) Relationships of slaves.
(b) How slaves are punished.
(c) How slaves are traded.
(d) How he is treated as a slave.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Douglass's master go in Chapter Nine that changes his behavior?
2. How is Douglass's new master in Chapter Nine different than Douglass' previous owners?
3. What does Douglass compare the treatment of slaves in the city to?
4. What does Douglass trade to learn new written words?
5. What is Douglass most upset about by the end of Chapter Eight?
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