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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. Miss Susan returned Harriet to the Brodas plantation, saying that she wasn’t worth what in Chapter 6: “The Underground Road”?
(a) A pound sterling.
(b) A shilling.
(c) A half-shilling
2. Who was Harriet Greene’s husband?
(a) Benjamin Ross.
(b) Thomas Sims.
(c) William Craft.
(d) John Chase.
3. On what date was the antislavery newspaper The Liberator first published?
(a) June 14, 1837.
(b) January 1, 1831.
(c) March 26, 1840.
(d) July 4, 1835.
4. What ailment did Harriet contract while working for the Cooks in Chapter 4: “Hired Out”?
5. What was the name of Miss Susan’s visiting sister in Chapter 5: “Flight”?
(a) Miss Rebecca.
(b) Miss Emily.
(c) Miss Daisy.
(d) Miss Johanna.
Short Answer Questions
1. What special day occurred at the end of the month, according to the narrator in Chapter 3: “Six Years Old”?
2. How many slaves were hung along with Denmark Vesey for plotting the insurrection, according to the author in Chapter 2: “The First Years”?
3. How old was Harriet when her father told her “Hat, you walk like a Injun” in Chapter 8: “Minta Becomes Harriet”?
4. The office of the Philadelphia Vigilance Committee was located upstairs in what building?
5. Thomas Jefferson composed the initial draft of what famous document?
Short Essay Questions
1. What principle job did Harriet have while she was hired out at the Cook home in Chapter 4: “Hired Out”? How did Harriet feel about the work?
2. What does the term “hired out” mean? When and where was Harriet first hired out from the Brodas plantation?
3. When and where was Harriet Tubman born? How does the author illustrate this setting in Chapter 1: “The Quarter”?
4. What does the author describe in her historical note at the end of Chapter 6: “The Underground Road”?
5. During what gathering did one of the slaves attempt escape in Chapter 7: “Shuck this Corn”? Where did he run?
6. How did the Fugitive Slave Law affect Harriet in her plight to rescue slaves, according to the author in Chapter 11: “Stranger in a Strange Land”?
7. How did Harriet become injured in Chapter 7: “Shuck this Corn”? How badly was she injured?
8. What concerns led Harriet to plan an escape in Chapter 10: “A Glory Over Everything”? Who did she bring with her and why?
9. Where did Harriet Tubman work in Pennsylvania after her escape from slavery in Chapter 11: “Stranger in a Strange Land”? Who did she meet there?
10. By what name was Harriet Tubman called as a child? Who cared for Harriet in her first years, as described by the author in Chapter 2: “The First Years”?
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