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. Where do Augustus and Mildred stay when they are visiting their son's plantation?
(a) The main house.
(b) A mother-in-law house.
(c) An apartment over the garage.
(d) The slave quarters.

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

3. Who does Augustus buy from his former owner, William Robbins?
(a) His wife, Mildred.
(b) His mother, Rita.
(c) His cousin, Mike.
(d) His son, Jack.

4. For whom does John Skiffington work?
(a) The people of Manchester County.
(b) Sheriff Gilly Patterson.
(c) William Robbins.
(d) Henry Townsend.

5. 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) Hobble him.
(d) Cut off his toes.

Short Answer Questions

1. What has Fern's mother taught her about the man she should marry?

2. Why did John Skiffington leave North Carolina?

3. What inspires the punishment Henry orders for Elias when he is caught attempting to run away?

4. Why does Robbins continuously raise the asking price for Henry as Augustus attempts to buy his freedom?

5. Who is Reverend Moffett having an affair with?

(see the answer key)

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