The Witch of Blackbird Pond Test | Final Test - Hard

Elizabeth George Speare
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What are those individuals called who are against the rule of the king in the colonies?

3. What does Judith announce as they are working to husk corn?

4. What does the act of hiding the charter mean to the king?

5. What does Kit realize one day as she watches her uncle gazing at his land?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Why does Rachel give Kit a tart to take to Hannah?

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

4. What happens to Judith soon after John's departure for the militia? What then happens to Mercy and many others in town?

5. How do Prudence's parents view her and treat her?

6. When Kit goes to the Dolphin to see Nat , what item does he ask her to take to Hannah and why can't he do it?

7. What plan do Kit and Prudence undertake to teach Prudence to read?

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

9. What decisions does Governor Andros come to in Chapter 15 regarding land? What are the settlers' feelings about this?

10. While at Hannah's house delivering her gift from Nat, what does Kit notice about Prudence and what does she decide to do for the girl?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Please explain the process that Kit goes through in adapting to her new life in Wethersfield. Give a general overview of her adjustment to the life there, from her arrival to the final chapter in the novel. What are some ways Kit is successful in adjusting to Wethersfield? What are some ways Kit is unsuccessful or unwilling to adapt?

Essay Topic 2

Please explain Kit's view of slavery and where her view comes from. Compare and contrast this with the Wethersfield view of slavery. Initially, how do you think Kit's view of slavery affects her view of hard manual labor? What is her view of doing work at the beginning of the book? How it is at the end?

Essay Topic 3

The role of women in the Colonies involved a lot of work. Please give some examples from the text that show the role of women. Compare and contrast the ways Kit adapts to this and her ability to do the work required to Judith and her ability.

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