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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. Who leaps overboard when her baby is killed during the uprising in Book One, Chapter 4?
2. What is the title of Book Two, Chapter 10?
(a) The Shape of Africa.
(b) Words Come Late from a Wet-nurse.
(c) Milk for the Longest Nursing.
(d) Words Swim Farther than a Man Can Walk.
3. What does Sanu name her baby in Book One, Chapter 3?
4. What year is noted in the opening of Book One, Chapter 1?
5. What is the language called that Georgia uses when talking to the whites in Book Two, Chapter 7?
Short Answer Questions
1. Around what year does Meena say she was born in Book One, Chapter 1?
2. What visitor of Mr. Appleby’s attempts to rape Meena in Book Two, Chapter 8?
3. What wild animal kills the daughter of one of the captives in Book One, Chapter 3?
4. By what name does Dolly refer to the estate owned by Solomon Lindo?
5. Approximately how many slaves does Meena describe at Appleby’s indigo plantation in Book Two, Chapter 7?
Short Essay Questions
1. How many captives are traveling with Aminata’s group in the beginning of Book One, Chapter 3? Who arrives that is from Aminata’s village?
2. How is the procedure of the slave auction described in Book Two, Chapter 6?
3. Who oversees the slaves at Appleby’s plantation in Book Two, Chapter 7? How many slaves does Meena describe there?
4. When and where does the narrator say she was born in Book One, Chapter 1? What does she say should happen if she should die before completing her life story?
5. How does the narrator conclude the chapter in Book Two, Chapter 6? What are her thoughts focused on in this section of the text?
6. How does Meena overcome the attack from Master Appleby in Book Two, Chapter 8?
7. How is Aminata’s arrival at Robinson Appleby’s indigo plantation described in Book Two, Chapter 7?
8. What does Aminata asks Chekura to do when she begins menstruating in Book One, Chapter 3?
9. Whose child does Aminata deliver in Book One, Chapter 3? What is the child named?
10. What is Meena’s full name? Why is she located in her current setting in Book One, Chapter 1?
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