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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was the founder of the American Anti-Slavery Society?
(a) William Lloyd Garrison.
(b) Theodore Weld.
(c) Robert Hayne.
(d) John Quincy Adams.

2. One of the patches of the story quilt that Handful finds has Denmark's name and what numbers on the square in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?
(a) 1819.
(b) 1852.
(c) 1919.
(d) 1884.

3. Sarah is how much older than Handful in the novel?
(a) Three years.
(b) One year.
(c) Four years.
(d) Two years.

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

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

6. When did the Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves take effect?
(a) 1810.
(b) 1808.
(c) 1813.
(d) 1820.

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

8. What is the principle profession of Sarah Grimke's father?
(a) He is a judge.
(b) He is a doctor.
(c) He is a butcher.
(d) He is a sheriff.

9. What color hair is Sarah Grimke described as having in the novel?
(a) Red.
(b) Brunette.
(c) Blond.
(d) Black.

10. When Sarah discusses abolition with her brothers and father in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812, she tells them that she agrees slaves should not be freed and returned to Africa. What does Sarah believe should be done about the slaves?
(a) They should be freed and sent to South America.
(b) They should be freed and live in America.
(c) They should remain slaves.
(d) They should be executed.

11. Where do the Grimkes place an ad searching for Charlotte after her disappearance in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?
(a) The Chicago Tribune.
(b) The Charleston Mercury.
(c) The New York Times.
(d) The St. Louis Tribune.

12. Who is revealed to have told on Handful for writing in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?
(a) Rosetta.
(b) Lucy.
(c) Binah.
(d) Shanney.

13. What was the name of the field slave that was Handful's father?
(a) Shanney.
(b) Robert Hayne.
(c) Tomke.
(d) Elizur Wright.

14. At what age does the narrator say Sarah Grimke was thrust into society with the sole purpose of finding a husband?
(a) 14.
(b) 20.
(c) 16.
(d) 21.

15. What condition did Sarah Grimke develop as a result of her terror at witnessing her mother beating a slave during her childhood?
(a) She developed a stutter.
(b) She developed asthma.
(c) She developed epilepsy.
(d) She developed clinical depression.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who oversees Sarah's studies in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?

2. How late is Burke Williams when he first appears at the Grimke home to call on Sarah?

3. Where are the slaves required to sit when they attend church services with their masters?

4. For how long does Burke Williams stay when he first calls on Sarah in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

5. By what year had all the northern states abolished slavery?

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