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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. What year does the author denote in the opening of Book Two, Chapter 7?
2. What is the name of the slave giving birth when Meena and Georgia go to assist her birth in Book Two, Chapter 7?
3. What year does the author denote in the opening of Book Two, Chapter 9?
4. What is the name of the underground passage of messages among the slaves that Meena hears of in Book Two, Chapter 6?
(a) The flock.
(b) The whisper.
(c) The fishnet.
(d) The railroad.
5. What is the name of the female slave that is taken on the walking journey along with Fomba and Meena in Book Two, Chapter 6?
Short Answer Questions
1. In what city does Solomon Lindo live when he purchases Meena?
2. In what year does Meena say a smallpox epidemic swept through her region, killing over 200 people, in Book Two, Chapter 10?
3. Who among the slaves with Meena makes the greatest spectacle when being auctioned by fighting against the captors in Book Two, Chapter 6?
4. Who is the king that Meena says she is to meet in Book One, Chapter 1?
5. One of the abolitionists tells Meena in Book Two, Chapter 5 that the British people are still haunted by the bloody slave uprisings that have recently occurred where?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where and when does Book One, Chapter 1 open? How does the narrator introduce herself in this chapter?
2. Whose deaths does Meena describe hearing about through the fishnet in the beginning of Book Two, Chapter 10?
3. How is Meena’s relationship with each of her parents described in Book One, Chapter 2?
4. What is Meena’s full name? Why is she located in her current setting in Book One, Chapter 1?
5. How does Aminata describe the journey she is taken on after the auction in Book Two, Chapter 6?
6. 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?
7. Whose child does Aminata deliver in Book One, Chapter 3? What is the child named?
8. How does Dolly teach Meena in her daily tasks in Book Two, Chapter 9?
9. How does Meena overcome the attack from Master Appleby in Book Two, Chapter 8?
10. What does Aminata asks Chekura to do when she begins menstruating in Book One, Chapter 3?
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