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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 is the year that Douglass first remembers when he moved?
2. What does Mrs. Auld do for a living?
(a) She is a secretary.
(b) She owns a business.
(c) She is a housewife.
(d) She is a teacher.
3. What is the job that Douglass performs for Daniel when he goes hunting?
(a) He flushes out the birds.
(b) He chases squirrels up trees.
(c) He retrieves the birds.
(d) He does bird calls.
4. What happens to Douglass's grandmother when she gets older?
(a) She is freed.
(b) She is allowed to go and take Douglass with her.
(c) She has to move to a mud hut in the woods.
(d) She continues to care for her master.
5. What is Douglass most upset about by the end of Chapter Eight?
(a) That his first slaveholder doesn't put him in his will.
(b) He has to go work in the fields.
(c) That his grandmother is mistreated.
(d) He still has not tried to escape.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is ranked the same in value as the slaves?
2. Why does the slaveholder throw a female slave off the plantation in Chapter Nine?
3. Who does Douglass describe as "heavenly"?
4. What causes Douglass's first beating on Mr. Covey's farm?
5. What does Douglass trade to learn new written words?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Master Thomas and explain why Douglass hopes he changes.
2. What is Douglass's life like at first while working for Mr. Covey?
3. What is Douglass's life like while with Mr. Freeland?
4. What does Douglass experiences for the first time in Chapter Nine?
5. Why does Douglass say he sees more clearly the results of slavery?
6. Define abolitionist and the effect on Douglass of learning the word.
7. What is the situation that causes Mr. Covey to fear Douglass?
8. Who is Mr. Covey?
9. Why is Douglass so captivated with Mrs. Auld?
10. What is Douglass's grandmother's situation in Chapter Eight?
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