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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 does Mrs. Auld do for a living?
(a) She is a housewife.
(b) She owns a business.
(c) She is a secretary.
(d) She is a teacher.
2. What does Douglass think will help him to become a free slave?
(a) Moving to live with his master's relative.
(b) Doing what he's told.
(c) The kindness of his master.
(d) God's spirit living in him.
3. Who does Douglass have to fight with to get his daily food?
(a) All the slaves.
(b) Other slave children.
4. Who does Douglass say the slaveholders feel they are protected by?
(c) Town Mayors.
5. Why is Douglass's new master in Chapter Nine different than his previous owners?
(a) He is an abolitionist.
(b) He became a slaveholder when he was older through marriage.
(c) He likes Douglass and treats him better than the other slaves.
(d) He wants to abide by his wife's wishes and treat the slaves well.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the slave master tell his wife regarding not teaching slaves to read?
2. What does Douglass start to go through in Chapter Nine that is new to him?
3. What is the year that Douglass first remembers when he moved?
4. Why does the slaveholder throw a female slave off the plantation in Chapter Nine?
5. What plan does Douglass decide not to give up on by the end of Chapter Eight?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Master Thomas and explain why Douglass hopes he changes.
2. What is Douglass's grandmother's situation in Chapter Eight?
3. What is the situation that causes Douglass to go work for Mr. Walter Price?
4. How does Douglass learn to read?
5. What is Douglass's life like while with Mr. Freeland?
6. Why does Douglass decide to learn to read?
7. What is Douglass's life as a young slave like?
8. What is the situation that causes Mr. Covey to fear Douglass?
9. What does Douglass washing in the river symbolize?
10. Why is Douglass so captivated with Mrs. Auld?
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