Desiree Baby Reading Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Why is Madame Valmonde shocked when she sees the baby?
    • A. 

      The baby is bigger than she expected

    • B. 

      The baby is being tended to by a slave

    • C. 

      The baby is not properly dressed

    • D. 

      The baby is darker than she expected

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      She was adopted through a private agency

    • B. 

      She was found by the side of the road

    • C. 

      She was given to Madame Valmonde by her sister

    • D. 

      She was abandoned by a runaway slave

  • 3. 
    What truth is discovered in the old letter at the end of the story?
    • A. 

      Desiree had an affair with a slave

    • B. 

      Armand is of African American descent

    • C. 

      Desiree is of African American descent

    • D. 

      Armand was adopted as a child

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Her baby has the same skin color as the slave's child

    • B. 

      Her baby is almost as big as the slave's child

    • C. 

      The slave's child is not very attractive

    • D. 

      The slave's child looks too young to be working

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      She kills him and then herself, leaving her baby an orphan

    • B. 

      She goes back to her mom's house, where she's accepted

    • C. 

      She disappears with the baby, never to be seen again

    • D. 

      Begs him not to kick her out, even if he keeps her as a slave