The Midwife's Apprentice Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 130 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

The Midwife's Apprentice Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 130 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what manner does the midwife deal with the expectant mothers?

2. Where does Beetle often sit while a birth is taking place?

3. What does Beetle conclude about her appearance in Chapter 5?

4. In what does Beetle see her reflection in Chapter 5?

5. Where does the protagonist burrow to keep warm in Chapter 1?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who does a man mistake Beetle for at the fair? What amazes Beetle about this?

2. What forces Brat to be constantly moving from place to place?

3. What does Brat do for the woman in Chapter 1, and what does she receive in return?

4. What is there a strange abundance of in Chapter 4?

5. What accident does Jane have in Chapter 5? What does she make Beetle do as a result?

6. After helping Will deliver the calves, what changes for Alyce in Chapter 8?

7. What do the villagers dislike about Jane?

8. How has Jane earned her position as midwife to the village?

9. What does Beetle do when Jane is delivering babies?

10. How is the miller punished for stealing from his customers in Chapter 7?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the motif of fear in the novel. What are some examples of fear in the novel? What is Alyce fearful of and why? What are other characters fearful of and why?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the conclusion of the novel. Are there any surprises at the end of the novel? Are there any unanswered questions? Did you enjoy the novel? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the motif of bravery in the novel. What are some examples of bravery in the novel? What are some examples of when Alyce must be brave despite her fears?

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