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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. By the end of the action of the Chapter 17, what happens to Tom Lokar?
(a) He goes to the Halliday home and spies on Eliza and George.
(b) He is wounded.
(c) He has met with Phineas, who gives him misleading information.
(d) He goes to the Halliday home and served a good meal.
2. Who is Albert?
(a) The auctioneer at the slave auction.
(b) A slave Haley bought.
(c) A friend of Haley's.
(d) A slave trader on the lookout for Eliza.
3. Who is absent from the plantation when Mr. Shelby and Mr. Haley's agreement moves into action?
(a) Mose, the child.
(b) Mr. Shelby.
(c) Mrs. Shelby.
(d) Young Master George.
4. Who is Andy?
(a) A code name for Harry.
(b) A slave who travels with Mr. Haley.
(c) A slave who belongs to the Shelbys.
(d) A slave who travels around trying to help runaway slaves find shelter.
5. Where is Mr. Butler headed when the reader meets him in the tavern?
(d) The Haley plantation.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Aunt Chloe's primary responsibility of the plantation?
2. In the conversation in the tavern about how to best manage slaves, what is it that interrupts this discussion?
3. Who is Harry?
4. Why doesn't Eliza see her husband much?
5. What is it that Eliza finds useful while crossing the river?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do black people in the novel freely use the "n" word?
2. Compare or contrast Mr. Shelby's and Mr. Haley's opinions on how to treat slaves should be treated.
3. What character says, "don't quote the Bible at me that way," and what does this quotation reveal about his character?
4. How does Harry's tolerance for being a slave compare or contrast with Eliza's?
5. How is the theme of religion versus politics explored in Chapter 9?
6. The author, Harriet Beecher Stowe, feels it is important for her readers to know the substance of the Fugitive Slave Act. What does she do inform the reader of this law?
7. When and how do George and Eliza show their true religious nature?
8. How does the reader learn that Quakers are anti-slavery?
9. Why does the author write that "Sam was in wonderful spirits," when each of his possible sightings of Eliza turn out to not be her?
10. What is it that offers Mrs. Shelby a moment of worry, then relief at the beginning of Chapter 6?
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