Caleb's Crossing Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Geraldine Brooks
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 142 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Caleb's Crossing Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Geraldine Brooks
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 142 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. About what is Bethia increasingly frustrated?
(a) The way the Whites treat the native Indians.
(b) The way her father sees her as a comodity.
(c) Having her life choices made for her.
(d) The pressure her brother is placing on her.

2. How does Bethia feel when she wakes a few minutes later?
(a) Estactic.
(b) Calmer.
(c) Sad.
(d) Detached.

3. Where is Master Corlett's school?
(a) Nantucket.
(b) Northhampton.
(c) Boston.
(d) Cambridge.

4. Who established the colony where Bethia lives?
(a) The mayor's family.
(b) The school teacher's famly.
(c) Her grandfather.
(d) Her father.

5. What does Bethia do when she sees Tequamuck lying in a trance?
(a) Nothing.
(b) Tries to wake him.
(c) Sips out of the gourd.
(d) Finds Caleb to ask about Tequamuck.

6. With whom does Caleb develop a close friendship over time?
(a) Joel.
(b) Pastor Mayfield.
(c) Bethia.
(d) Makepeace.

7. How does Bethia resolve to tell her story?
(a) Less emotionally.
(b) Factually.
(c) As a disinterested outsider.
(d) Creatively.

8. How does Bethia explain knowing Wampanoag?
(a) Caleb taught her.
(b) She asked a young Wampanoag girl to teach her.
(c) She learned it in school.
(d) She learned it from Iacoomis.

9. When does Bethia expect punishment for her sins?
(a) She does not say.
(b) Not in her present world.
(c) Only if her father learns of her sin.
(d) Never.

10. Why does Bethia feel responsible for her mother's death?
(a) Because her brother suggets that Bethia did something wrong.
(b) Because she argued with her mother not long before she died.
(c) For having drunk out of the gourd.
(d) For not praying for her mother enough.

11. What does Bethia say she will continue to do?
(a) Avoid marriage.
(b) Plead for the rights of the native population.
(c) Watch over her younger sister.
(d) Tell the story of her past.

12. What does Bethia's father say about Bethia learning too much?
(a) Bethia has learned too much already and is not desirable as a bride.
(b) It's not good for a pretty girl.
(c) She can never learn too much.
(d) She needs to be careful in what she studies.

13. Why do the Manitouwatootan move closer to Bethia's community?
(a) In gratitude for the help in treating the smallpox.
(b) To learn about European history.
(c) To have an exchange of ideas.
(d) To learn more about farming.

14. By tradition, what generally happens to a beached whale?
(a) It is shared among all the occupants of the island.
(b) There has never been a beached whale before.
(c) Two men from the two groups have a friendly wrestling match to win rights to the whale.
(d) It belongs to the Wampanoag.

15. Who does Pastor Mayfield invite along?
(a) Bethia's brother.
(b) Bethia.
(c) Caleb.
(d) No one.

Short Answer Questions

1. When does Bethia encounter some of Caleb's gods?

2. What is Bethia's father doing with the Wampanoag?

3. What does Bethia's name mean?

4. What do the visitors ask?

5. How does Bethia see what happens with the whale?

(see the answer keys)

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