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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. How does Jamie help Anna in the field?
(a) He doesn't help her.
(b) He counts the lambs for Anna.
(c) He watches his baby brother.
(d) He reaches inside and helps the ewe give birth.

2. Who is Thomas Stanley?
(a) A well respected doctor.
(b) The justice of the peace.
(c) The former parson of the village parish.
(d) A miner.

3. How did Sam die?
(a) From the flu.
(b) In a riding accident.
(c) In a mining accident.
(d) From the plague.

4. Who does Anys live with?
(a) Her husband.
(b) Her mother.
(c) Her aunt.
(d) Her brother.

5. What rank is Henry Bradford?
(a) Colonel.
(b) Sergeant.
(c) Rector.
(d) General.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens to Mem Gowdie after the encounter at the old mine?

2. What did Anna and her friends call Anys when they were children?

3. Who is screaming when Anna wakes up after falling asleep with Tom?

4. What altercation does Anna get into with her father at the tavern?

5. Why does the rector grab Anna's arm when she reaches for the Bible?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens to Maggie Cantwell? What question arises in Anna as she thinks of Maggie and her father?

2. What defense does Anys employ when being accused of witchcraft? Why do you think she does this?

3. What childhood memories are brought up to Anna as she helps Mary? How does this affect her?

4. Who comes and stops the crowd during the witch frenzy? How is he/she able to shame them into repentance?

5. What happened in Blackwell? What is Maggie Cantwell's condition?

6. Why does Maggie come to Anna for help? Where does Maggie draw the line in accepting aid from Anna?

7. What does Anna do to try to stop the crowd during the witch frenzy? Is this effective?

8. What is the rector's religious explanation for the plague?

9. How does Anna treat the visitor for the rector, who comes to the door? Why is this unusual?

10. What does Anna do at the Bradfords'? How does she unwittingly cause a stir?

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