One Thousand White Women Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does May believe happened during the wedding ceremony?
(a) The men exchanged wives.
(b) Some of the women were forced to leave.
(c) She was drugged as part of the ceremony.
(d) The ceremony was a secret affair.

2. What does May observe about the women who came to the tribe with her?
(a) They look very much like natives.
(b) They have maintained vestiges of their previous lives.
(c) They are counting the days until they can leave.
(d) They are unhappy with the tribe and let them know it.

3. What effect does Phemie's victory in the races have on the women?
(a) It has no effect at all.
(b) They are united in their pleasure that a woman won.
(c) They decide to demand qual treatment.
(d) They are frightened about how the men will react.

4. What two things does May stop doing because of the cruel way she is treated while staying with the family of Lieutenant James?
(a) She refuses to eat and stops writing in her journal.
(b) She stops writing in her journal and stops paying any attention to the soldier's requests.
(c) She stops writing in her journal and stops taking walks.
(d) She refuses to eat and stops taking walks.

5. As the women prepare to leave with the Indians, who joins them?
(a) Captain Bourke.
(b) The soldiers who will take them back to the fort.
(c) The Episcopalian Reverend Hare.
(d) Traders.

6. Why does Martha decide to join the Brides for Indians program?
(a) She is afraid to be punished for helping May.
(b) To go to the West.
(c) To make money.
(d) To marry an Indian.

7. What information does the blacksmith's family that houses Phemie tell about the Cheyenne?
(a) They are known for being excellent thieves when they visit the forts.
(b) They are very rigid and that women are not treated well.
(c) They are considered the most handsome and cleanest of the Indian tribes, and their women most virtuous.
(d) They are well organized, but not particularly clean.

8. Who is Jimmy?
(a) The young man who is going to trade with the Indians.
(b) The young man who supplies the food.
(c) The young man who will help bring back the horses.
(d) A rough lad who knows a lot about the country's topography.

9. According to May's diary, what does Narcissa White considers herself to be?
(a) A powerful, spiritual force who believes her children will civilize the tribe.
(b) A Christian who should spend her time praying.
(c) A beautiful woman who should have the best husband.
(d) An official representative of the American Church Missionary Society.

10. What kind of person is Narcissa White?
(a) A shrew who hates everyone.
(b) A quiet, little woman.
(c) A Christian missionary with a shrill voice.
(d) A selfish spinster.

11. What does May see is so damaging to the Indians?
(a) War games.
(b) Smoking.
(c) Whiskey.
(d) Promiscuity.

12. During the dinner conversation, Lydia Bradley tries to turn the conversation to what subject?
(a) The need for more gardens at the fort.
(b) Her new hat and the latest New York fashion.
(c) Her new dress and the latest New York fashion.
(d) The ladies' sewing circle.

13. What do May and Captain Bourke do in his tent, according to the entry of April 22nd?
(a) The talk about the Brides for Indians program.
(b) They confess their strong feelings for each other.
(c) They talk about the rest of the travel plans.
(d) They read Shakespeare. Nothing more. Nothing less.

14. What does Jules Seminole tell May is the reason Chief Little Wolf will never kill him?
(a) It is forbidden to kill a member of the tribe.
(b) Chief Little Wolf is afraid of him and can not kill him.
(c) As a member of the tribe, he is able to do anything he wants.
(d) He will be leaving soon.

15. How does May feel about the countryside they are traveling through to meet the Indians?
(a) She likes the beautiful colored leaves of the fall.
(b) She enjoys the new growth and beauty of the land near the river bottom.
(c) She likes the beautiful flowers of the spring.
(d) She hates the desert and living so close to nature.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does May describe the Indian's hunting?

2. Who are the Kelly sisters, Margaret and Susan?

3. What does May do in the first morning with the Indian tribe that amuses the Indians?

4. What is unusual about Stares at Sun, the old Indian who wins the target contest?

5. What do the women learn as they get near the Indians?

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