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. How does Nat speak to Kit when the Dolphin returns to Wethersfield?

2. What is Nat doing when Kit arrives at Hannah's in Chapter 12?

3. Where does Nat think to take Hannah to keep her safe?

4. What animal do the townspeople think Hannah has turned herself into in order to escape?

5. What "proof" about Kit is found at Hannah's house?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What does Prudence do and say in Kit's favor during her trial?

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

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

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

6. What disturbance happens in Wethersfield on the night of All Hallows Eve?

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

8. What charges are brought against Kit at her trial? What is the punishment for these charges?

9. Instead of going to the husking bee, what does John want to do and what is Judith's response to this?

10. When does corn husking take place and what is done at a corn husking?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Please define a static and dynamic character. Provide on example of each type of character from "The Witch of Blackbird Pond," explaining why he or she is static or dynamic.

Essay Topic 2

Explain what scapegoats are and what purpose they serve. Who becomes a scapegoat in this novel? What circumstances lead to them becoming a scapegoat and who is making them a scapegoat?

Essay Topic 3

Liberty is an important aspect of the colonists' lives. Please: 1) Explain why liberty is so highly valued by the colonists, 2) Give some examples of how the colonists see liberty in their daily lives, and 3) Name one major symbol of liberty that the colonists esteem.

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