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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. Who on the Shelby plantation offers first to earn extra money in Chapter 21?
(a) Mr. Shelby.
(b) Mrs. Shelby.
(c) Uncle Tom.
(d) Young Master Tom Shelby.
2. Why does Topsy come to Eva's room daily?
(a) To play with Eva's toys.
(b) To bring flowers.
(c) To learn more about God.
(d) To learn to read.
3. In a heated discussion with Miss Ophelia, what does Mrs. St. Clare say she would have done to Topsy?
(a) Slapped her face.
(b) Sent her to her cabin without dinner.
(c) Whipped her.
(d) Read the Bible to her.
4. While Tom is a slave on the Legree plantation, who tries to convince Tom to kill Legree?
5. At the end of the slave auction, what does Legree promise to give Emmeline if she "is a good girl?"
(b) A warm coat.
(c) Her own cabin.
Short Answer Questions
1. What area of his own house does Legree come to believe is haunted?
2. What illness has Tom Lokar been laid up with for three weeks?
3. In Canada, what is George's occupation?
4. What are Miss Ophelia's plans for Topsy's future?
5. Once Emmeline is at the Legree plantation, what does Emmeline try to convince another woman to do with her?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Cassy a key character in through whom Stowe explores Simon Legree's temperament and treatment of slaves?
2. What does Stowe insist that Northerners do to truly live by their Christian beliefs?
3. What purpose does Augustine St. Clare's defense of slavery serve to the reader?
4. What is the ironic about Emmeline's being brought up "by the Bible?"
5. As the loose ends of the story are tied up in Chapter 44, what is the purpose of Chapter 45, the final chapter?
6. Why might Simon Legree "secretly dislike" Tom and why was it so important for him to get Tom to whip a person?
7. How do the physical descriptions of Simon Legree himself and his plantation symbolize his character?
8. Explain how the following passage is foreshadowing: "the rays of the sun formed a kind of glory behind her [Eva], as she came forward in her white dress, with her golden hair and glowing cheeks, her eyes unnaturally bright..."
9. What event triggers the turning point in Augustine's religious beliefs and who is responsible for his religious education here?
10. Why might Stowe have had the significant black characters who are now free end up going to Africa to do missionary work?
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