The Witch of Blackbird Pond Test | Final Test - Easy

Elizabeth George Speare
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is there to comfort Judith when there is no news of John Holbrook's fate as a militiaman?
(a) Mr. Rogers.
(b) Kit.
(c) Peter.
(d) William.

2. In response to the new governor, what are some of the colonists calling for?
(a) A petition to be signed stating they do not want the governor.
(b) An armed rebellion.
(c) A week of fasting.
(d) A peaceful protest.

3. Why does Prudence's mother think of her?
(a) That she is the smartest girl.
(b) That she can do anything she puts her mind to.
(c) That she can learn if she tries and works hard.
(d) That she is too stupid to learn to read.

4. How do Prudence and Hannah respond to each other?
(a) They take to each other immediately.
(b) They tolerate each other.
(c) They hate each other.
(d) They are wary of each other and take a long time to grow on each other.

5. Why do the townspeople come to Matthew's door saying they are going to get Hannah?
(a) Because they think she is in league with the enemy.
(b) Because they think she has caused the fever.
(c) Because they need someone to pick on.
(d) Because they saw her being a witch.

6. How does Kit's trial end?
(a) She is sentenced to the stocks.
(b) She is officially labeled a witch.
(c) She is warmly apologized to by Mrs. Cruff and the community.
(d) She is acquitted of all charges.

7. Who comes to the Woods' house to help with Mercy in Chapter 17?
(a) Hannah.
(b) Dr. Bulkeley.
(c) John Holbrook.
(d) The governor.

8. Who tries to defend Kit in court?
(a) Matthew.
(b) William.
(c) Mercy.
(d) Judith.

9. What does Nat insist on doing after dinner at Hannah's?
(a) Having dessert.
(b) Reading out loud.
(c) Walking Kit home.
(d) Playing a game of cards.

10. What does the act of hiding the charter mean to the king?
(a) It is an act showing support for the king.
(b) It is an act of serious insubordination.
(c) The king does not consider it anything worth worrying about.
(d) It is initially disrespectful to the king but nothing more.

11. How does Nat speak to Kit when the Dolphin returns to Wethersfield?
(a) He speaks to her sarcastically.
(b) He is very friendly.
(c) He is rather silly and joking.
(d) He speaks to her in a loving manner.

12. What is the punishment for all of Kit's so-called crimes?
(a) Two years in prison.
(b) Death.
(c) Excommunication.
(d) Lashing.

13. What is Kit's response when William proposes?
(a) She says yes right away.
(b) She admits that she is still unsure
(c) She says nothing and runs away.
(d) She says no right away.

14. What does Kit confess to Nat?
(a) She is not treated well.
(b) She is not really happy.
(c) She hates her family.
(d) She is in love with William.

15. What happens to the young sailors when they are caught in town?
(a) They are put in the stocks.
(b) They are chastised and told to pray.
(c) They are congratulated for their good joke.
(d) They are asked to leave the town.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the thin, bedraggled man who suddenly shows up at the Woods' door one winter night?

2. Why does Hannah not want to leave her home at first even though Kit tells her of the angry crowd?

3. Who comes to visit Kit when she is locked away as a prisoner?

4. How does Mr. Cruff respond when his daughter reads the Bible in front of the courtroom?

5. Who is governor of the Connecticut Colony by Chapter 15?

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