The Known World Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Edward P. Jones
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What punishment did Henry hire Oden Peoples to carry out against Elias for attempting to run away?
(a) Cut off his tongue.
(b) Cut off his ear.
(c) Cut off his toes.
(d) Hobble him.

2. What do Henry's parents often bring him on their Sunday visits to Robbins' plantation?
(a) Clothes.
(b) Blankets.
(c) Money.
(d) Food.

3. How is Luke killed?
(a) Luke dies from being overworked by a neighboring farmer.
(b) Luke is hit by lightening.
(c) Luke is beaten to death by a slave patroller for being out after dark.
(d) Luke is trampled by a couple of horses.

4. Who is Rita?
(a) A slave who works as personal maid to Robbins' wife.
(b) A slave who became surrogate mother to Henry Townsend after his parents bought their freedom.
(c) A slave who knows how to read and teaches others to read.
(d) A slave who was killed by a slave owner attempting to cause fear in other runaway slaves.

5. Who is exempt from the Act of 1806 because of the generosity of local whites?
(a) Augustus.
(b) Moses.
(c) Mildred.
(d) Henry.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Skiffington meet his future bride?

2. Who is Reverend Moffett having an affair with?

3. Who is chosen to be sheriff when Patterson resigns two years later?

4. What habit does Ramsey have that causes trouble for him and for Fern?

5. Who does Augustus buy from his former owner, William Robbins?

(see the answer key)

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