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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 does William mention he is intending to build?
(a) A chicken coop.
(b) A house for himself.
(c) A plantation.
(d) A new wagon.

2. In Chapter 7, what important responsibility has William recently been given?
(a) Lead choir singer.
(b) Builder of the new Meeting House.
(c) Community organizer.
(d) Viewer of Fences.

3. Which members of the Wethersfield community are expected to go to the meeting?
(a) Everyone.
(b) Women only.
(c) Adults only.
(d) Men only.

4. What happens to Rachel's first son?
(a) He runs away.
(b) He drowns in the marshy pond.
(c) He dies of fever.
(d) He gets lost in the nearby forest.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. How many days does it take the boat to make its way up the river to Wethersfield?

3. Which of the following best describes the Great Meadow?

4. It is common knowledge that once William decides on a wife, he will do what?

5. How does Kit feel about having to go to prayer meeting?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. How does Kit feel when William Ashby comes to court her?

4. What does Mercy tell Kit happened to Rachel's two sons?

5. In Chapter 6, what role is Andros playing in the Colonies?

6. What happens when Kit first arrives in Wethersfield?

7. How is the town of Saybrook described?

8. How does Rachel defend her niece's prayer-meeting attire to Matthew?

9. How do her cousins respond to Kit's inability to do chores?

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

(see the answer keys)

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