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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Whom is Alyce visiting when she discovers a boy sleeping in some hay?
(a) Lady Agnes.
(d) The baker.
2. What does Alyce do when Jane arrives at the birth in Chapter 11?
(a) She leaves the room quietly.
(b) She panics and hides in a storage cabinet.
(c) She cries.
(d) She yells at Jane.
3. Who is sent to the village for the midwife in chapter 16?
(a) The wealthy man's attendant.
(b) The wealthy man's driver.
(c) John Dark.
4. Why does Jane become angry in Chapter 11?
(a) Someone wants Alyce to be their midwife instead of Jane.
(b) Alyce forgets to wake Jane up at a certain time.
(c) Jane burns her throat on some soup Alyce makes.
(d) Alyce drops an important ointment all over the floor.
5. Why does the boy choose the name Edward?
(a) It is a village boy's name.
(b) It is the King's name.
(c) It is his father's name.
(d) It is the cow's name.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Alyce hide under the staircase in Chapter 16?
2. How does Alyce earn the young boy's devotion?
3. How far is Alyce from the village in Chapter 12?
4. What does Alyce think about often while working at her new job in Chapter 12?
5. What does Will tell Alyce she has in Chapter 13?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who comes to the village looking for Alyce in Chapter 11 and why?
2. In Chapter 12, what does Alyce tell Reece is her only wish in life? What does she believe about achieving her goal?
3. Why does Jane tell Alyce to take over at Joan's delivery?
4. What does Alyce finally find out about Edward in Chapter 14?
5. What does Alyce discover when she visits Tansy's calves in Chapter 10?
6. What does Alyce threaten the boys who are tormenting Purr with in Chapter 9?
7. What does Jennet tell Alyce about the thin man who takes her interest at the inn?
8. When Jane tells Reese that perhaps Alyce leaving her was for the best, what does Alyce think she means? What does Jane actually mean?
9. Whom does Alyce begin working for in Chapter 12?
10. In Chapter 13, what does Alyce tell Will when he asks why she left the village? What does he say to encourage her?
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