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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does "abolitionist" mean?
(a) Someone who wants all slaves in the North free.
(b) A person from the south who is fighting to keep slavery laws intact.
(c) Someone who wants to get rid of slavery.
(d) Someone who works to make laws for slaveholders stronger.
2. What happens to Douglass when Master Thomas has a conflict with his brother?
(a) He is moved to Baltimore.
(b) He has to go work in the fields.
(c) He is beaten.
(d) He is moved to St. Michael's.
3. What does Douglass start to go through in Chapter Nine that is new to him?
(a) More freedom.
(b) Extreme hunger.
(c) Extreme beatings.
(d) Less work and more time to play.
4. What does Douglass use of Master Thomas's to help him write?
(a) History book.
(d) Spelling book.
5. What happens to Douglass at the end of Chapter Nine?
(a) He is traded to a new master for a horse.
(b) He's lent to a slaveholder to be taught how to obey.
(c) He runs away.
(d) He is sold to a new master.
6. What is Douglass most upset about by the end of Chapter Eight?
(a) That his grandmother is mistreated.
(b) That his first slaveholder doesn't put him in his will.
(c) He still has not tried to escape.
(d) He has to go work in the fields.
7. 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) His first pair of pants.
(d) A new shirt.
8. What is ranked the same in value as the slaves?
(a) Farm animals .
(d) House pets.
9. When were the slaves able to rest on Mr. Covey's farm?
(c) Not very often.
(d) When the slave trainer was sleeping.
10. In Chapter Five, why does Douglass not get treated as poorly as the other slaves?
(a) He is liked by the master's wife.
(b) He is too young to work in the fields.
(c) He works an extra hour a day.
(d) He plays with the master's children.
11. Approximately how old is Douglass when he goes back to his birth place?
12. What does Douglass compare the treatment of slaves in the city to?
(a) Treatment of criminals.
(b) Treatment of slaves in the country.
(c) Treatment of slaves in the South.
(d) Treatment of pigs.
13. In what year does Chapter Ten start?
14. What happens to Douglass's grandmother when she gets older?
(a) She has to move to a mud hut in the woods.
(b) She is allowed to go and take Douglass with her.
(c) She is freed.
(d) She continues to care for her master.
15. How is Douglass's new master in Chapter Nine different than Douglass' previous owners?
(a) He beats Douglass.
(b) He talks to Douglass like he does a white man.
(c) He's a coward.
(d) He's nice.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the subject matter of two books that Douglass reads and finds interesting?
2. What does Douglass get to eat as a child on the plantation?
3. What does Douglass mainly do with his time off while working for Mr. Covey?
4. What does Mrs. Auld do for a living?
5. What does a slave need from his or her master to travel?
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