Wolf by the Ears Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What event could create a difficult future for Harriet, according to Randolph in April 1820?
(a) Sally's death.
(b) Accepting freedom.
(c) Jefferson's death.
(d) Her marriage.

2. What does Bankhead try to force Harriet to do?
(a) Marry him.
(b) Run away.
(c) Kiss him.
(d) Ask Jefferson to sell her to Bankhead.

3. Who knocks Bankhead to the floor after he attacks Harriet?
(a) Jefferson.
(b) Randolph.
(c) Sally.
(d) Harriet.

4. Where does Mammy Ursula tell Harriet to go to see the clothing that is being made for her?
(a) Jefferson's parlor.
(b) To town.
(c) Mammy Ursula's cabin.
(d) Sally's secret room.

5. What did Harriet want to ask God when she was a small child?
(a) If there were there any black angels.
(b) Why her siblings had died.
(c) Why she wasn't free.
(d) Why he made animals in so many shapes, sizes, and colors.

6. What does Martha tell Harriet not to do?
(a) Not to run away.
(b) Not to love Jefferson.
(c) Not to do as her mother tells her.
(d) Not to pass as white.

7. What one thing does Harriet want to know about Jefferson?
(a) If Jefferson is really keeping a Farm Book.
(b) If he will sell his slaves.
(c) If he will free his slaves.
(d) If he is her father.

8. What does Martha tell Harriet she acts like even if she isn't one?
(a) A white woman.
(b) A black woman.
(c) A child.
(d) A slave.

9. In Mid-May 1820, That Same Night, as Harriet wanders through the house after her argument with Thruston, where does Harriet find Bankhead?
(a) In the kitchen.
(b) Standing in the parlor doorway.
(c) Sitting on the sofa.
(d) In his bedroom.

10. Why does Jefferson give Harriet a journal?
(a) He doesn't give her a journal.
(b) So she can improve her writing.
(c) Because it's her birthday.
(d) So he can include information about her in his autobiography.

11. Who was Harriet's closest relative that was full blooded African?
(a) Her grandmother.
(b) Her great grandmother.
(c) Her aunt.
(d) Her great grandfather.

12. What will the overseer force Harriet to do if she stays at Monticello?
(a) Marry another slave.
(b) Produce children.
(c) Work in the fields.
(d) Have sex with him.

13. Who is making clothes for Harriet in preparation for her freedom?
(a) Martha.
(b) Mammy Ursula.
(c) Jefferson's tailor.
(d) Sally.

14. What does Jefferson make Harriet promise not to do In The Third Week of May 1820?
(a) Marry a white man.
(b) Argue with Bankhead.
(c) Run away like Tom.
(d) Tell the police about Bankhead.

15. In April 1820, how does Harriet act when Randolph asks her to sit and talk to him?
(a) She refuses.
(b) She is grateful for the chance to get off her feet.
(c) She doesn't know what to say.
(d) She is frightened.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Randolph believe should happen to all slaves?

2. With whom does Bankhead get angry for siding with the slaves?

3. What does Randolph tell Harriet will be around for a long time?

4. What are Sally and Harriet doing in The Third Week of May 1820 when Sally tells Harriet that Jefferson wants to see her?

5. How long are Harriet's lessons going to last?

(see the answer keys)

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