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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 Anna throw Elinor and Michael's plates against the wall?
(a) She is angry with the cook.
(b) She hears Elinor is dead.
(c) She is envious of Elinor and the rector's relationship.
(d) They have the plague.

2. What does Aphra make for Josiah that Anna questions?
(a) A crown of thorns.
(b) A figure of sticks, not Christian.
(c) A sack of poisonous herbs.
(d) A ring of roses.

3. Whose cockerel does Anna see in her yard one morning?
(a) Elinor's.
(b) Andrew Merrick's.
(c) Aphra's.
(d) The rector's.

4. What is Aphra doing when Anna comes to check on her?
(a) Knitting.
(b) Setting her house on fire.
(c) Burying Faith.
(d) Dancing before the fire.

5. What color are Elinor and the rector wearing at the service?
(a) White.
(b) Red.
(c) Brown.
(d) Black.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the reaction of the other miners when Elinor and Anna go to the miner's tavern?

2. What happens to Aphra at the Thanksgiving service?

3. After Elinor tells Anna her secret, what do they spend the day doing?

4. Where does Aphra spend the night after she is accused?

5. What service does Anna's father start up?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is Anna repulsed by the rector? How do you think this contributes to the choice of her final destination in the novel?

2. Where is Aphra kept overnight? What effect does this have on her? On the villagers?

3. Why does Aphra blame Anna for her husband's death? What does Anna notice about Aphra when they bury him?

4. Whom does Anna ask for help with digging the graves? Why won't he help?

5. What plan does the rector come up with to save the village? What is the reason for this action?

6. What child do Anna and Elinor help? What do they do to help this child?

7. Where does Anna hope she will find relief? How does her knowledge of herbs comfort her?

8. Why is the rector summoned to Christopher Unwin's house? Why does Anna see Christopher again later, bloody and naked?

9. What is Anys carrying when she runs at the rector with the knife? How does this spur her to murder Elinor?

10. Who does Anna see as she is trying to get water from her well? What new endeavor has he begun?

(see the answer keys)

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