Middle Passage Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Charles Johnson
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 122 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Middle Passage Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Mr. Zeringue?
(a) The town benefactor.
(b) The town's wealthiest businessman.
(c) The town gangster.
(d) The town financier.

2. What does Captain Falcon tell Rutherford he has been teased about since he was a boy?
(a) His limp.
(b) His protruding belly.
(c) His small size.
(d) His voice.

3. What is the name of the Spanish explorer who is the source of the only recorded description of the tribes people the crew will be picking up?
(a) Marco Garcia.
(b) Rafael Garcia.
(c) Marco Polo.
(d) Garcia Rafael.

4. Captain Ebenezer Falcon has a reputation for being:
(a) Incompetent.
(b) Kind.
(c) Cruel.
(d) Ruthless.

5. The sailor that Rutherford meets in Entry 1 is taking the position of ____________ aboard Captain Falcon's ship.
(a) Boatswain.
(b) First Mate.
(c) Cook.
(d) Quartermaster.

6. About whom does Rutherford want to learn more?
(a) Tommy, the cabin boy.
(b) Squibb.
(c) Captain Falcon.
(d) Isadora.

7. What does Captain Falcon catch Rutherford doing one night?
(a) Stealing from the liquor stash.
(b) Stealing from the rest of the crew.
(c) Rummaging through the galley.
(d) Rummaging through his cabin.

8. Who does Cringle tell Rutherford is already aboard the ship when Rutherford presents his (stolen) work papers?
(a) Meadows.
(b) Squibb.
(c) Isadora.
(d) Captain Falcon.

9. To whom does Rutherford tell a sob story?
(a) Squibb.
(b) Captain Falcon.
(c) Cringle.
(d) Tommy, the cabin boy.

10. According to Rutherford, what are Falcon's legs shorter than?
(a) His chart table.
(b) His bed.
(c) His dining table.
(d) His captain's chair.

11. After Rutherford's new friend passes out from alcohol, what does Rutherford do?
(a) Steals the man's work papers and uses his identity to start a new life in Alabama.
(b) Goes home and prepares for his wedding.
(c) Boards the ship as a stowaway.
(d) Steals the man's work papers and boards the ship as him.

12. Why doesn't Rutherford hear Captain Falcon come into the room?
(a) He is absorbed in reading.
(b) He is engrossed with looking out the window.
(c) He is asleep.
(d) He is deaf.

13. What does Rutherford eventually take up as a career?
(a) Stealing.
(b) Sales.
(c) Murder.
(d) Carpentry.

14. What was the profession of Captain Falcon's father?
(a) Shopkeeper.
(b) Blacksmith.
(c) Sailor.
(d) Minister.

15. Captain Falcon's ship is going to Bangalang, located on the coast of which country?
(a) India.
(b) Greece.
(c) Guinea.
(d) Ghana.

Short Answer Questions

1. How much pay does Falcon offer Rutherford (an offer that Rutherford accepts) to remain part of the crew?

2. How does Rutherford describe Nathaniel Meadows?

3. What is Captain Falcon's opinion of the war against England?

4. How many slaves is Ngonyama put in charge of?

5. How many days does it take the Republic to travel from New Orleans to Africa?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 458 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Middle Passage Lesson Plans
Middle Passage from BookRags. (c)2015 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook