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 Matthew react when he learns that Kit has been visiting Hannah?

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

3. What author does Kit discover Nat enjoys reading?

4. What holiday does the new governor decide to change the date of?

5. Where does Prudence meet with Kit to learn to read?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10. 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?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

Please note who the main character is in "The Witch of Blackbird Pond" and list at least four minor characters and their roles in the story. How do these characters contribute to the story? Why are they included?

Essay Topic 3

Define the act of characterization in a novel and its importance. Please choose one character from the novel and explain how the author uses characterization in relation to this character.

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