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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. Why does the rector grab Anna's arm when she reaches for the Bible?
(a) Because she needs help getting up.
(b) Becuase she is unstable.
(c) So that the Bible will fall to the floor.
(d) Because she tries to hit him.

2. Who carries Mr. Viccars' body downstairs?
(a) The rector.
(b) Jamie.
(c) Sam.
(d) Anna.

3. Why does Anys come to Anna's house?
(a) To visit Anna.
(b) To pick up a dress George made for her.
(c) To give Anna some herbs.
(d) To buy some milk.

4. What comes from London for Mr. Viccars?
(a) A new sewing kit.
(b) A book.
(c) A box of cloth.
(d) Tea.

5. What is the narrator's name?
(a) Anna.
(b) Mary.
(c) Anys.
(d) Mel.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens to Tom soon after news of Edward?

2. What are Mary and Anna doing at the Hadfield residence in the chapter 'Rat-Fall'?

3. What does Anna feed the horse?

4. Why does Anna run home after the dinner party at the Bradfords?

5. What method is used to save the first accused witch's life?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who comes to visit the rector in the beginning of the novel? What does he/she want?

2. What does George tell Anna to do with his possessions? Why do you think he tells her this?

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

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

5. What does Anna do to try to console the rector? How does he respond?

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

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

8. How does Anna help Mary Daniel? Whose knowledge and strength does she use to help her through this task?

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

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

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