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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In what year is the appendix written?
2. Why does Linda feel that Aunt Nancy is 'slowly murdered'?
(a) Because she was imprisoned.
(b) Because she was neglected and overworked.
(c) Because she was starved.
(d) Because she was beaten.
3. Why is Linda reprimanded for sitting with her employers at meal times?
(a) The other passengers complained.
(b) The tables were 'white only'.
(c) The family forbade her to sit with them.
(d) The other nursemaids thought she was rude.
4. Who is staying at the Hobbs' house when Linda goes to visit Ellen?
(b) Aunt Marthy.
(c) Mr. Thorpe.
(d) Dr. Flint.
5. Who writes the appendix?
(a) William Brett.
(b) Linda Brett.
(c) Amy Post.
(d) Harriet Jacobs.
6. Why is Linda upset by some of Benny's remarks when he arrives in Boston?
(a) She knew the remarks weren't true.
(b) She knew the remarks were true.
(c) She thought the remarks were rude.
(d) She thought the remarks were mean.
7. Who does Linda meet soon after she arrives at her first destination in the North?
(a) Reverend Durham.
(b) Dr. Flint.
(c) Mr. Sands.
(d) Ellen Brett.
8. On what mode of transportation does Linda continue her journey to New York?
(a) By foot.
(b) By carriage.
(c) By boat.
(d) By train.
9. Who does Linda run into on the street on her way to the Hobbs' residence?
(c) Mr. Thorpe.
(d) Mrs. Bruce.
10. What information does Linda tell Mrs. Bruce before she leaves the family?
(a) That she was Ellen's mother.
(b) The she stole money from them.
(c) That she was a fugitive slave.
(d) That Mr. Sands was her childrens' father.
11. 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?
(a) Linda knew that these people would eventually be sold into slavery.
(b) Linda did not feel sorry for these people, and thought they deserved poverty.
(c) Linda knew that these people had more money than the slaves.
(d) Linda knew that these poor people had the rights of the law to protect them.
12. What is the name of the escaped slave that Linda runs into on the streets of New York, that is also from her hometown?
13. What job type, or title, does Linda secure?
(a) A job as a seamstress.
(b) A job as a cook.
(c) A job as a nursemaid.
(d) Linda did not secure a job.
14. Where is Ellen send to finish her schooling?
(a) A boarding school in New York.
(b) A boarding school in England.
(c) A boarding school in Virgina.
(d) A boarding school in Boston.
15. Who does Linda send for while hiding in a Northern city?
(c) Uncle Phillip.
Short Answer Questions
1. In whose house does Linda meet her daughter?
2. Which character dies while Linda is in hiding in Boston?
3. Although Linda is saddened by the thought of sending her daughter off to boarding school, why does she still allow her to go?
4. Who does Mr. Bruce want Linda to accompany to England?
5. Who is finally able to purchase Linda's freedom for her?
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