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Elizabeth George Speare
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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. What is the name of the woman who has taken Kit under her wing on the Dolphin?
(a) Mrs. Eaton.
(b) Mrs. Smith.
(c) Mrs. Washington.
(d) Mrs. Edwards.

2. Where do Hannah and her husband walk from to Wethersfield?
(a) Delaware.
(b) Maine.
(c) New Hampshire.
(d) Massachusetts.

3. Why are Kit and Judith sent out to the meadows?
(a) To weed the onion fields.
(b) To shoo away the rabbits.
(c) To pick berries.
(d) Because they are in trouble.

4. What do the Puritans consider the Quakers?
(a) Brothers in the Lord.
(b) Troublemakers and heretics.
(c) Fellow Christians.
(d) Devil worshippers.

5. Who teaches Kit how to read?
(a) Her maidservant.
(b) Her sister.
(c) Her grandfather.
(d) Her mother.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Kit note is the staying force of the Wood family?

2. In Chapter 10, what does Kit tell Mr. Kimberly about the play-acting at the school?

3. What type of political outlook does Kit's grandfather adhere to?

4. When William first comes to court Kit, what do they do?

5. What hurtful thing does Judith say about her cousin her first night there?

Short Essay Questions

1. What role does Kit think Mercy plays in the Wood household?

2. How is her relatives' house in the Colony different than Kit's house in Barbados?

3. What information does Judith share with Kit about the Great Meadow?

4. Who in the community and in the Wood family is expected to go to prayer meeting?

5. How are Mercy and Kit's approaches to teaching the children different?

6. How does the author describe Kit's relatives?

7. Why are the schoolmaster and reverend upset when they come to the class to observe Mercy and Kit teaching?

8. What story does Kit share with her relatives when she first arrives, telling them how she came to be penniless?

9. When the guests leave in Chapter 7, what do Mercy and Judith share with Kit and how does this make her feel?

10. How does Kit feel about being out in the sun as she heads to the Great Meadow?

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