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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Mrs. Bruce react to the news that Linda confesses to her?
(a) She doesn't care one way or another.
(b) She is sympathetic and assists Linda into hiding.
(c) She is shocked, and shuns Linda and her family.
(d) She is mad and tells Dr. Flint where to find Linda.

2. For approximately how many years does Linda stay in hiding before an opportunity to escape arises?
(a) 3 years.
(b) 7 years.
(c) 1 year.
(d) 5 years.

3. What group of people does Linda's host introduce her to in order to help her continue her journey to New York?
(a) The Red Cross.
(b) The Catholic Church.
(c) The underground railroad society.
(d) The anti-slavery society.

4. Who is finally able to purchase Linda's freedom for her?
(a) Benny.
(b) Mrs. Bruce.
(c) Aunt Marthy.
(d) Linda.

5. 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 freedom from her responsiblities as a mother.
(b) Linda did not want to limit Ellen's opportunities in life.
(c) Linda did not allow her to go.
(d) Linda wanted Ellen to have the best education possible.

6. Why does Linda feel that Aunt Nancy is 'slowly murdered'?
(a) Because she was beaten.
(b) Because she was neglected and overworked.
(c) Because she was imprisoned.
(d) Because she was starved.

7. Why is Linda reprimanded for sitting with her employers at meal times?
(a) The other nursemaids thought she was rude.
(b) The other passengers complained.
(c) The family forbade her to sit with them.
(d) The tables were 'white only'.

8. Why does Mrs. Flint want Aunt Nancy buried in a specific spot?
(a) To punish her even in death.
(b) To show what a valuable servant she was.
(c) To cause Linda's family hardship.
(d) To show Aunt Marthy that she was in control.

9. What event happens during Linda's first night in the big city that makes her aware of the differences between life in the North versus life in the South?
(a) Linda awakes to the sounds of singing in the streets.
(b) Linda awakes to the sounds of carriages in the street.
(c) Linda awakes to the sounds of a fire and is shocked to see that no one else wakes to help out.
(d) Linda awakes to the sounds of a mother crying in the streets.

10. Who offers to pay for Ellen's schooling?
(a) William.
(b) Mr. Sands.
(c) Aunt Marthy.
(d) Mrs. Hobbs.

11. In what part of New York does Linda meet up with Ellen?
(a) Manhattan.
(b) Brooklyn.
(c) Bronx.
(d) Long Island.

12. In whose house does Linda meet her daughter?
(a) At the dock.
(b) A former slave's house from her hometown.
(c) At the train station.
(d) At an abolisher's house.

13. Why is Linda concerned about finding employment in Chapter 33?
(a) She did not know how to read or write.
(b) She had no living arrangements.
(c) She had no references.
(d) She had no skills.

14. Who else also writes a brief paragraph in the appendix?
(a) Dr. Flint.
(b) Mr. Sands.
(c) George W. Lowther.
(d) William Brett.

15. Who complains about delivering meals to Linda?
(a) The other train passengers.
(b) The other nursemaids.
(c) The servants.
(d) The white waiters.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which character does Linda meet with before she departs on her journey North?

2. Who writes Emily Flint's letter to Linda?

3. What worries Linda about the Flints/Dodges?

4. When Linda goes into hiding in Boston, who lives with her there?

5. Who writes the appendix?

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