The Underground Railroad (novel) Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Colson Whitehead
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section 2 (p. 35 - 70).

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. From what stock does Mary descend?
(a) Akan.
(b) Kumasi.
(c) Ashanti.
(d) Denkyira.

3. Where does the narrator say Mary works in "Georgia"?
(a) The library.
(b) The estate kitchen.
(c) The milk house.
(d) The chicken house.

4. Where were Ajarry and the other slaves taken upon arriving in America to be certified clear of illness?
(a) Staten Island.
(b) Ellis Island.
(c) Anderson Island.
(d) Sullivan's Island.

5. Who was Caesar's kindly Northern owner that taught him to read?
(a) James Randall.
(b) Mrs. Garner.
(c) Elijah Lander.
(d) Mr. Lumbly.

Short Answer Questions

1. For how much money was Ajarry first sold after arriving in America?

2. What is the name of Cora's mother?

3. From where were the slave traders that purchased the rest of Ajarry's family in Ouidah?

4. How far did Big Anthony make it from the Randall plantation before he was discovered?

5. At what port was Ajarry held in a dungeon while the slave ships arrived?

(see the answer key)

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