1. In whose memory is Nightjohn dedicated by the author in the opening pages?
(a) In John Brown's memory.
(b) In Frederick Douglass's memory.
(c) In Sally Hemings' memory.
(d) In Harriet Tubman's memory.
2. What historical figure "owned, raised, and subsequently used" the slave that the novel is dedicated to by the author?
(a) Robert E. Lee.
(b) Benjamin Franklin.
(c) Thomas Jefferson.
(d) Theodore Roosevelt.
3. What does the author assert about the events in the story at the opening of the novel?
(a) The events in the story are satirical.
(b) The events in the story are loosely based on events that occurred in Cleveland, Mississippi, in 1861.
(c) The events are true except for variation in time and character identification.
(d) The events in the story are purely from the imagination of the author and not based on any historical people.
4. In Chapter 1, Sarny says that some believed she brought Nightjohn to the plantation by what manner?
(b) Acting intelligent.
(d) Begging the master.
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