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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 rumor does Douglass tell about himself in Chapter one?
(a) His father is a slave trader.
(b) His father is a Civil War soldier.
(c) His father is a white man.
(d) His father is a lawyer.
2. How does Douglass describe the slave master who replaces Mr. Hopkins?
(a) As scary.
(b) As hateful.
(c) As mean and nasty.
(d) As ruthless and violent.
3. Which state does Frederick Douglass come from?
4. Where is the punishment of slaves and the food given out?
(a) Great House Farm.
(b) Lloyd Family Farm.
(c) At each of the farms.
(d) Lloyd Farm House.
5. How many slaves does Colonel Lloyd have in total?
(a) About one thousand.
(b) About thirteen hundred.
(c) About eight hundred.
(d) About two thousand.
Short Answer Questions
1. Phillips compares the Mississippi Valley to a story in what publication?
2. Who says, "I speak advisedly when I say this,--that killing a slave, or any colored person, in Talbot County, Maryland, is not treated as a crime, either by the courts or the community."
3. What does Garrison scream at the end of his sermon?
4. What do the white sails of the ships mentioned in the Second Preface symbolize?
5. Whose offices and printing presses are destroyed in the Second Preface?
Short Essay Questions
1. What information does Douglass know about himself?
2. Why does Garrison's Preface seem more like a religious sermon?
3. What is the importance of the songs that slaves sing?
4. What does Philips say about Douglass and his life of slavery?
5. Describe in detail what is given to the slaves by the slaveholder.
6. What does Phillips compare slaves to?
7. What is the situation surrounding Demby's death?
8. How does Douglass compare slaves to animals?
9. Why is Douglass so concerned about his age?
10. Why does Phillips say he doesn't want to know Douglass's name or place of birth?
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