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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 did Beatrix and her brother restore together as children?
(a) A rabbit hutch.
(b) A bicycle.
(c) A buggy.
(d) A printing press.

2. For what type of equality did Beatrix's grandfather campaign?
(a) Workplace equality.
(b) Gender equality.
(c) Racial equality.
(d) Religious equality.

3. How large was the original "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"?
(a) Four by five inches.
(b) Three inches square.
(c) Eight by eleven inches.
(d) Seven by nine inches.

4. Whom did Beatrix's Uncle Roscoe arrange for her to meet in 1896?
(a) The Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens.
(b) The Director of the Royal Society of Arts.
(c) The Director of the Royal Conservatory of Music.
(d) The Director of the Royal Ballet.

5. What would the servants do while the Potter family visited the sea?
(a) They would clean the home.
(b) They would rest.
(c) They would accompany the Potters.
(d) They would visit their loved ones.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was Beatrix born?

2. What fascinated Beatrix about Scotland during her childhood?

3. What legend did Beatrix's parents respect?

4. What would Beatrix sometimes write about while in Scotland?

5. As children, what would Beatrix and her brother do with animal corpses?

Short Essay Questions

1. How was Beatrix viewed socially as she grew up and became an adult?

2. How did Beatrix deal with the pain of Norman's death?

3. Describe Edmund Potter, Beatrix's grandfather.

4. What kind of lifestyle did Beatrix's parents live while in Bolton Gardens?

5. How did Beatrix feel about her life growing up?

6. Describe the Potters' interest in art.

7. Why were Bertram and Beatrix in the countryside with their father?

8. Who was Canon Rawnsley?

9. What happened when Beatrix wrote a paper on mold spores?

10. Were Beatrix's parents religious?

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