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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. Where is Kit traveling from on the Dolphin?
(a) Cuba.
(b) Dominica.
(c) Barbados.
(d) St. Thomas.

2. What does William think that his new responsibility will enable him to do?
(a) Gain respect in the community.
(b) Give him advancement in politics.
(c) Move to the big city.
(d) Settle down.

3. How does Kit feel about having to go to prayer meeting?
(a) She does not care either way.
(b) She is interested in going so she can learn more.
(c) She is excited to go.
(d) She does not want to go.

4. It is common knowledge that once William decides on a wife, he will do what?
(a) Have a purpose.
(b) Move to the big city.
(c) Start building a house.
(d) Finally study to become a pastor.

5. How do the Puritans view play-acting?
(a) They consider it sinful.
(b) They think it is necessary.
(c) They consider it great fun.
(d) They see it as silly.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Rachel respond when she hears about Kit spending time with Hannah?

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

3. When Kit's grandfather dies, who is her only living relative left?

4. Who is named by England as governor of the Colonies?

5. How does John react when hearing that Kit can read and what she reads?

Short Essay Questions

1. How is the town of Saybrook described?

2. How does Kit feel about fixing the roof with Nat?

3. How does Nat first meet Hannah?

4. How does Nat treat Kit when the Dolphin comes back to dock in the autumn and why does he do this?

5. How does Rachel respond when she learns that Kit is spending time with Hannah?

6. On the journey up the river to Wethersfield, what observations does Kit make about some of her fellow passengers?

7. After the trial, what realizations do William and Kit come to regarding their potential marriage?

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

9. Who are the Cruffs?

10. Where is Kit taken when she is arrested and who comes to visit her?

(see the answer keys)

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