The Underground Railroad (novel) Multiple Choice Test Questions

Colson Whitehead
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Section 1 (p. 1 - 34)

1. At what port was Ajarry held in a dungeon while the slave ships arrived?
(a) Ouidah.
(b) Cacheu.
(c) Sherbro.
(d) Dakar.

2. On what slave ship was Ajarry taken from her homeland?
(a) The Eagle.
(b) The Pelican.
(c) The Nanny.
(d) The Americana.

3. Why does the narrator say that the captain of the slave ship that brought Ajarry from her homeland staggered the culture and disposition of the slaves he peddled?
(a) Because the buyers liked to choose from different tribes.
(b) Because different tribes had different specialties in terms of work.
(c) Because they might plot a mutiny if they shared a language.
(d) Because they liked to hear the different languages.

4. How did Ajarry first attempt suicide while on the slave ship?
(a) By slapping a captain.
(b) By hanging.
(c) By denying herself food.
(d) By cutting her wrists.

5. How did Ajarry attempt to kill herself a second time on the slave ship passage?
(a) By drowning.
(b) By cutting her neck.
(c) By hanging.
(d) By cutting her wrists.

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