The Known World Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Edward P. Jones
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Moses think needs to be out of the picture to clear the way for Caldonia to free him and marry him?
(a) Priscilla and Jamie.
(b) Loretta and Bennett.
(c) Louis and Calvin.
(d) Elias and Celeste.

2. What does Caldonia swear she intends to do with the slaves?
(a) Free them.
(b) Carry on with Henry's shepherd-master ways.
(c) Treat them with more discipline than Henry showed.
(d) Allow Calvin to take over their care.

3. Why was a white woman hanged in Bristol in front of more than three hundred people?
(a) For laying with a slave.
(b) For adultery.
(c) For handing out abolishonist pamphlets.
(d) For helping a slave escape.

4. Who arrives in Manchester County, causing John Skiffington to think of Rip Van Winkle?
(a) Augustus Townsend.
(b) Moses.
(c) Counsel Skiffington.
(d) William Robbins.

5. Who tells Skiffington that Travis sold Augustus Townsend to slave traders?
(a) Barnum Kinsey.
(b) William Robbins.
(c) Counsel Skiffington.
(d) Oden.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do these men do to Augustus despite the fact that he is a free man?

2. Who does Skiffington turn to for advice on the laws regarding freed slaves and whether than can be sold into slavery?

3. What object does Calvin own that inspires his dreams of moving away from Manchester County to find love and passion?

4. What place does Calvin dream of going to, in hopes that his passions will be reciprocated?

5. What do the slaves on Townsend Plantation fear most when they hear of the death of Henry Townsend?

(see the answer key)

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