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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. What does the narrator do with the apples?
(a) Slices one very thin and takes it to the rector.
(b) Tramples them for cider.
(c) Makes a pie with them.
(d) Bites into one.

2. Who is Tom?
(a) Anna's father.
(b) Anna's baby.
(c) Anna's brother.
(d) Anna's husband.

3. What does the rector refer to the plague as?
(a) A "venom of the blood".
(b) A "curse for the ages".
(c) A "natural selection".
(d) A "challenge of faith".

4. How does Anys help Jamie when he is sick?
(a) Anys sings to Jamie until he falls asleep.
(b) Anys rubs Jamie with salve to cool him down.
(c) Anys gives Jamie water when he needs it.
(d) Anys performs witchcraft to cure Jamie of the plague.

5. Who comes to talk to the Bradfords while they are packing?
(a) Sam Frith.
(b) Rector Mompellion.
(c) Elinor Mompellion.
(d) Mary Hadfield.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Anna feed the horse?

2. Who comes and stops the mob during the witch frenzy?

3. Who is Maggie Cantwell?

4. What does Anna discover about the baby still inside Mary Daniel?

5. Who is Jamie?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. Who becomes a lodger at Anna's house? What is his trade?

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

5. What is the rector's plan for the village? Describe it in as much detail as possible.

6. Why is Anna surprised when the rector comes upon her in the field? How does the rector react to this?

7. What was the relationship between Anys and George? How does Anna react to this?

8. What is Anna ashamed of in her relationship with Anys? How has this changed?

9. How does the relationship between Anna and George Viccars evolve?

10. What is revealed about Anna's relationship with her father? How does Sam figure into this?

(see the answer keys)

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