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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. After leaving Mr. D------, Mr. Wood purchases Prince for what sum?
(a) $225.
(b) $300.
(c) $75.
(d) $150

2. For what price is Prince sold in order to finance her master's wedding?
(a) 57 pounds.
(b) 75 pounds.
(c) 24 pounds.
(d) 150 pounds

3. As Chapter 2 begins, Vassa says that he was kidnapped at what age?
(a) 11.
(b) 5.
(c) 9.
(d) 16.

4. What is the name of the ship Vassa's master purchases to travel to Philadelphia?
(a) Nancy.
(b) Prudence.
(c) Mary.
(d) Carol.

5. What is the name of the church Vassa visits in the opening of Chapter 10?
(a) St. Mark.
(b) St. James.
(c) St. Peter.
(d) St. Mary.

6. When discussing his relationship with Mr. G, Vassa mentions that he enjoyed correspondence with Mr. G until the man died in which year?
(a) 1822.
(b) 1784.
(c) 1704.
(d) 1814.

7. Which of the following individuals marries Prince and her husband around Christmas of 1826?
(a) Rev. Richter.
(b) Rev. Olufsen.
(c) Rev. Sauter.
(d) Rev. Curtin.

8. After being sold to Mr. D--------, Prince is forced to dig up which of the following minerals?
(a) Gold.
(b) Zinc.
(c) Salt.
(d) Clay.

9. Under the ownership of Mr. D--------, Prince has to spend long hours cutting up which of the following fruits used to burn lime?
(a) Orange.
(b) Papaya.
(c) Mango.
(d) Banana.

10. In his discussion of slave conditions in Barbados, how much does Vassa say is the penalty for killing a slave there?
(a) 8 pounds.
(b) 15 pounds.
(c) 0 pounds.
(d) 25 pounds.

11. What is the name of Vassa's new wife?
(a) Miss Edwards.
(b) Miss Cullen.
(c) Miss King.
(d) Miss Jasper.

12. The Woods' are very angry with Prince over her marriage, but will not sell her. How many other slaves does Mrs. Woods sell while Prince is with her?
(a) 17.
(b) 2.
(c) 5.
(d) 8.

13. Prince reports that she was baptized in August 1817 by which of the following individuals?
(a) Rev. Richter.
(b) Rev. Sauter.
(c) Rev. Olufsen.
(d) Rev. Curtin.

14. As Vassa discusses the customs of his people, he mentions a mark of distinction that the elders wear over the eyebrows. What is this mark called?
(a) Abyssinia.
(b) Benin.
(c) Essaka.
(d) Embrenche.

15. By what name is Vassa called during his time on board the ship "African Snow"?
(a) Gustavus.
(b) Jacob.
(c) Richard.
(d) Michael.

Short Answer Questions

1. As Prince's history begins, she mentions that she was born in which country?

2. How old is Prince when her owner is forced to hire her out to Mrs. Pruden?

3. By what name is Vassa called during his time on board the "Industrious Bee" trading ship?

4. In his exploration of religions, Vassa touches on all BUT WHICH of the following religions?

5. Which book of the Bible does Vassa quote at the end of Chapter 1?

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