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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 does Sarah leave in a basket for Mauma and Handful after Mauma's one-leg punishment in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?
(a) Tea and crumpets.
(b) Flowers and water.
(c) Potatoes and chicken.
(d) Liniment and medicine tea.

2. What does Handful commit to doing after the finds the pieces of the story quilt in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?
(a) She commits to killing Mr. Grimke.
(b) She commits to piecing the quilt together.
(c) She commits to marrying Goodis.
(d) She commits to escaping the plantation.

3. What island can Handful see from the shore that thrills her in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?
(a) Grace Island.
(b) Long Island.
(c) Sullivan's Island.
(d) Manchester Island.

4. How much of every dollar that Mauma earns as a hired-out slave does Mrs. Grimke get to retain in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?
(a) 20 cents.
(b) 50 cents.
(c) 80 cents.
(d) 60 cents.

5. Who is ordered to administer one lash to Handful as punishment for her having learned to read in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?
(a) Denmark Vesey.
(b) Burke Williams.
(c) Tomfry.
(d) Shanney.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Nina's full name?

2. How old is Sarah when she discusses the abolition movement with her father and brothers in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

3. For how long does Mr. Grimke take his family to stay at their upcountry plantation after Burke Williams calls on Sarah in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

4. What color thread does Handful steal from Sarah in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?

5. Where does Burke Williams take Sarah on a chaperoned horseback ride after she returns from her family's upcountry plantation in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Mauma intend to do with the money she earns as a hired-out slave in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812? What does she tell Handful of her plans?

2. How has the friendship between Sarah and Handful evolved in the beginning of Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

3. Where does Handful live when her character is introduced in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805? How is the hierarchy of this household described?

4. How is the custom of slaves attending white churches described in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805? Where did the slaves sit in church?

5. What takes place during Burke Williams' first visit to the Grimke estate in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

6. Who has Mauma begun having an affair with in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812? How is this character described?

7. What is Sarah's principle birthday present for her eleventh birthday? How does Sarah respond to this gift?

8. How is the character of Mauma described in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805? What is Mauma's name?

9. How are Handful's feelings about Sarah described when Handful is seventeen in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

10. How does Sarah go about attempting to quell her feelings for Burke Williams in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812? Is she successful?

(see the answer keys)

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