The Known World Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Edward P. Jones
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many children do Caldonia and Henry have?
(a) Four.
(b) None.
(c) Two.
(d) Eight.

2. Why does Robbins continuously raise the asking price for Henry as Augustus attempts to buy his freedom?
(a) Robbins cares for Henry and likes his quaility of work.
(b) Robbins does not believe any slave should be free.
(c) Robbins does not believe Henry should be free.
(d) Robbins does not want to separate Henry from his surrogate mother, Rita.

3. What do the slaves on Townsend Plantation fear most when they hear of the death of Henry Townsend?
(a) They will be freed and forced to leave Virginia.
(b) They will be forced to continue working for the plantation.
(c) They will be sold and separated from their loved ones.
(d) They will be sold to less kind slave owners.

4. Who is Skiffington's future bride?
(a) Winifred Patterson.
(b) Fern Elston.
(c) Clara Martin.
(d) Minerva Skiffington.

5. What is Anderson Frazier's latest project about?
(a) The Emancipation of American slaves.
(b) Blacks owning black slaves.
(c) Slaves in general.
(d) The romantic life of an American slave.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Henry attempt to choke during a disagreement over dinner at Fern's one Sunday night?

2. Where does the shipping crate take Rita?

3. What do Henry's parents often bring him on their Sunday visits to Robbins' plantation?

4. What does Robbins want to see happen to help support the sheriff's actions?

5. Who is Luke?

(see the answer key)

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