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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 warning does Mr. Holbrook give Kit?
(a) To keep her hands and feet in the boat at all times.
(b) That the water is full of parasites.
(c) That she has to watch out who she befriends.
(d) That society is different in the Colony.

2. What response does William's request of Matthew in Chapter 6 elicit from the three girls?
(a) Anger.
(b) Annoyance.
(c) Pity.
(d) Surprise.

3. What day is prayer meeting held?
(a) Friday.
(b) Sunday.
(c) Saturday.
(d) Monday.

4. How does Nat view slavery?
(a) He is not sure how he feels about it.
(b) He is vehemently against it.
(c) He could care less either way.
(d) He believes it is good and right.

5. What does the overseer of Kit's grandfather's plantation do?
(a) He increases the plantation's wealth.
(b) He helps Kit when her grandfather dies.
(c) He helps Kit move to her aunt's.
(d) He embezzles from her grandfather and runs off.

Short Answer Questions

1. After service, Dr. Bulkeley and who else are invited to the Woods' for dinner?

2. In chapter one, how do people seem to respond to Kit jumping in the water?

3. What does Kit think of the fields of the Great Meadow?

4. What are two sentiments that are deeply ingrained in the Colonies?

5. What does William think that his new responsibility will enable him to do?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Kit's aunt receive her niece?

2. What leisure activity is John shocked to discover Kit does and why is he shocked?

3. Who is John Holbrook and what warning does he give to Kit Tyler while they are aboard the Dolphin?

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

5. How does Nat first meet Hannah?

6. What special prayer does the revered make in the next prayer service and what is Kit's opinion of this?

7. Who are the Cruffs?

8. What do the inspectors do after they are angered by what they see at the dame school?

9. What does Judith share about the person who lives in the little house near the marshy pond?

10. When they leave the morning prayer service, what news is Kit appalled to learn?

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