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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is Linda reprimanded for sitting with her employers at meal times?
(a) The tables were 'white only'.
(b) The other passengers complained.
(c) The other nursemaids thought she was rude.
(d) The family forbade her to sit with them.
2. After Linda receives the letter from the Flints, who comes to New York to look for her?
(a) Mrs. Flint.
(b) Emily Flint.
(c) Aunt Marthy.
(d) Dr. Flint.
3. What distressing news does Linda discover about Benny when she returns to Boston?
(a) She found out that he returned South.
(b) She didn't find anything out because Benny was with her on the trip to England.
(c) She found out that he was discriminated againist and took a job on a whaling ship.
(d) She found out he had died.
4. After Linda's reprimands, where does she begin having her meals?
(a) In her room.
(c) Linda stopped eating.
(d) In the 'Jim Crowe' cars.
5. How does Linda escape from the South?
(a) By boat.
(b) By foot.
(c) By train.
(d) By carriage.
6. Which character does Linda meet with before she departs on her journey North?
(a) Mr. Sands.
(b) Aunt Nancy.
(d) Dr. Flint.
7. Why is Linda overwhelmed by the big city sights and sounds?
(a) Linda is not overwhelmed.
(b) This is Linda's first trip to a big city.
(c) Linda is sick and needs rest.
(d) Linda is afraid she will be spotted by a slave hunter.
8. Why is Linda upset by some of Benny's remarks when he arrives in Boston?
(a) She thought the remarks were mean.
(b) She knew the remarks were true.
(c) She thought the remarks were rude.
(d) She knew the remarks weren't true.
9. When Linda hears that someone from her hometown is coming to find her, where does Linda flee?
10. Why does Mrs. Flint want Aunt Nancy buried in a specific spot?
(a) To punish her even in death.
(b) To cause Linda's family hardship.
(c) To show Aunt Marthy that she was in control.
(d) To show what a valuable servant she was.
11. After Linda's meeting with Ellen, whom does she begin looking for?
(a) Her uncle, Benjamin.
(b) Her son, Benny.
(c) Her friend, Fanny.
(d) Her brother, William.
12. Who does Linda meet soon after she arrives at her first destination in the North?
(a) Dr. Flint.
(b) Ellen Brett.
(c) Reverend Durham.
(d) Mr. Sands.
13. Who arranges for Linda's escape?
(a) Her master, Dr. Flint.
(b) Her daughter, Ellen.
(c) Her brother, William.
(d) Her friend, Peter.
14. Although Linda is saddened by the thought of sending her daughter off to boarding school, why does she still allow her to go?
(a) Linda wanted Ellen to have the best education possible.
(b) Linda did not want to limit Ellen's opportunities in life.
(c) Linda wanted freedom from her responsiblities as a mother.
(d) Linda did not allow her to go.
15. Who writes Emily Flint's letter to Linda?
(b) Her brother/father.
(c) Her cousin.
(d) Her sister/mother.
Short Answer Questions
1. What one lie does the author point out in the letter from Emily?
2. Why doesn't the character in question #105 feel any pity for Linda when told about Linda's living conditions for the past several years?
3. While in Steventon, Linda witnesses severe poverty that she's never seen before. Although Linda feels sorry for these people, she also believes that they are lucky. Why does Linda feel this way?
4. Left alone again, who does Linda go to work for after her return from England?
5. During Linda's meeting with the character in question #101, what information is discovered?
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