The Known World Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

Edward P. Jones
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How far from the Townsend Plantation does Fern live?
(a) Eighty miles.
(b) Eight miles.
(c) Eighteen miles.
(d) Eight-eight miles.

2. What does Frazier's interviewee claim made slavery okay?
(a) Both the law and Bible sanctioned it.
(b) It was a way of life, the only way most people knew.
(c) The President said it was.
(d) The politicians said it was.

3. How many free blacks do the slave traders sell along their journey south?
(a) Three.
(b) Four.
(c) Two.
(d) Five.

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

5. Why does Skiffington count Oden and his testimony for Travis about Augustus as that of only half a man?
(a) Oden is an Indian.
(b) Oden is a criminal.
(c) Oden is a freed slave.
(d) Oden is mentally impaired.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does Rita hide under inside this crate in order to escape?

3. What does Augustus Townsend do to make his living?

4. Whose birth does Moses claim to have been present at, even though the reader knows Moses was not in Manchester County until many years later?

5. What does Caldonia swear she intends to do with the slaves?

(see the answer key)

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