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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Erasmus turn down the job?
(a) Because he wants to clear his father's debts on his own.
(b) Because he feels embarrassed.
(c) Because it would require him to move.
(d) Because he does not want to work.
2. Which of the following does Erasmus think will be the source for him and Liverpool to prosper?
(a) The coal industry.
(b) The slave industry.
(c) Gold trade.
3. Which of the following individuals share Sallian Kivee?
(a) Hughes and Adams.
(b) Paris and Kemp.
(c) Blair and Inchebe.
(d) Paris and Inchebe.
4. Who does the crew trade with to obtain alcohol?
(a) Black men.
(b) The captain.
(c) A group of women.
5. Who meets the Company Fort Governor?
(a) Paris and Thurso.
(b) Erasmus and his family.
(c) Judd Deakin.
(d) Calley and Ross Deakin.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following is on board the ship to keep slaves from jumping overboard?
2. What is Delblanc's profession?
3. Whose secret meeting does Erasmus attend in Book Two?
4. Who lives together in peace in a settlement?
5. Who does Paris tell about his wife's death?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the relationship between Delblanc and Paris like in Book One, Part Six?
2. What problems do you foresee in the potential relationship between Erasmus and Sarah?
3. What does Paris find in a shed near Timothy Owens' place? What is his reaction?
4. Explain "the sacred hunger". What is the narrator referring to by using that phrase?
5. What role does witchcraft play in this story?
6. Describe how the death of Mr. Kemp is discovered.
7. How does Erasmus' relationship with Sarah change after Mr. Kemp dies?
8. Tell the story about the monkey that Cavana buys on the ship. What is the monkey's fate?
9. Explain the role of depression in Book One, Part Six.
10. What decision does Erasmus make in Book One, Part Seven, following his father's death?
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