The Invention of Wings Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of Sarah's siblings tells her that he wants to be a minister instead of a lawyer when he grows older in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?
(a) Thomas Grimke.
(b) James Grimke.
(c) Charles Grimke.
(d) Peter Grimke.

2. Who goes to release Charlotte from the prison after her arrest in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?
(a) Reverend William McDowell.
(b) Sarah Grimke.
(c) Catherine Morris.
(d) Thomas Grimke.

3. Who is the family physician that diagnoses Sarah with depression in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?
(a) Dr. Geddings.
(b) Dr. Wilson.
(c) Dr. Anderson.
(d) Dr. Smith.

4. How many letters of apology is Sarah forced to write to the guests of her birthday party in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?
(a) 10.
(b) 5.
(c) 12.
(d) 18.

5. Who is the "nursery mauma" that tends to the Grimke children in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?
(a) Lucretia.
(b) Aunt-Sister.
(c) Nina.
(d) Binah.

6. What color thread does Handful steal from Sarah in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?
(a) Magenta.
(b) Scarlet.
(c) Ebony.
(d) Royal blue.

7. Where does the Grimke family live in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?
(a) Atlanta, Georgia.
(b) Oxford, Mississippi.
(c) Memphis, Tennessee.
(d) Charleston, South Carolina.

8. Sarah Grimke’s father is a veteran of what war?
(a) The American Civil War.
(b) The French and Indian War.
(c) The American Revolutionary War.
(d) The Spanish-American War.

9. Mrs. Grimke, Sarah, Mary, and Anna go off to a promenade at what location in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?
(a) White Point.
(b) Lexington.
(c) Beaufort.
(d) Madison.

10. How much is Handful's worth, according to the slave records that Mauma examines in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?
(a) $500.
(b) $350.
(c) $450.
(d) $600.

11. What color dress is Handful clothed in when she is presented to Sarah as her waiting maid?
(a) White.
(b) Purple.
(c) Green.
(d) Red.

12. By what year had all the northern states abolished slavery?
(a) 1795.
(b) 1804.
(c) 1818.
(d) 1802.

13. What word from the novel refers to the act of a slave owner freeing his or her slaves?
(a) Manumission.
(b) Exemption.
(c) Intervention.
(d) Dedication.

14. What is the name of the ball that occurs at the culmination of Race Week in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?
(a) The Dionysian Ball.
(b) The St. Mary Ball.
(c) The St. Cecilia Ball.
(d) The St. Christopher Ball.

15. Who is the new slave that Mauma believes to be attracted to Handful in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?
(a) Shanney.
(b) Goodis.
(c) Tomke.
(d) Elizur Wright.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the slave that serves as butler to the Grimke family in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?

2. How many slaves does the Grimke family own in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?

3. How old is Handful when her character is first introduced in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?

4. Why is Charlotte arrested in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

5. How old is Nina in the beginning of Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

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