The Witch Of Blackbird Pond Novel Questions! Quiz

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The Witch Of Blackbird Pond Novel Questions! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    When does The Witch of Blackbird Pond take place? Who is the main character?
    • A. 

      1587

    • B. 

      1787

    • C. 

      1687

    • D. 

      1887

  • 2. 
    Where has Kit lived all of her life? Where is she traveling? Why?
    • A. 

      Barbados; Connecticut; she is going to live with the only family she has left.

    • B. 

      Barbados; Connecticut; she is going to visit with her aunt.

    • C. 

      England; Connecticut; she is going to live with the only family she has left.

    • D. 

      England; Barbados; she is going to visit with her aunt.

  • 3. 
    What did Kit do when Prudence dropped her doll in the water? Why did her actions shock the people in the boat?
    • A. 

      Made a net and fished it out. They applauded her cleverness.

    • B. 

      She jumped in after it. They didn't swim.

    • C. 

      She ordered that the boat be turned around. They thought she was rude.

    • D. 

      She jumped in after it. They were amazed at her swimming ability.

  • 4. 
    Why didn’t Kit tell her aunt and uncle that she was coming to stay with them?
    • A. 

      She wanted to surprise her.

    • B. 

      She was afraid that they would say no if she asked first.

    • C. 

      She wanted to stay home, but they asked her.

    • D. 

      She had told them and they had forgotten about her arrival.

  • 5. 
    Which male character first shows a definite romantic interest in Kit?  How does the reader know?
    • A. 

      John. He reads with her.

    • B. 

      Nat. He carries her trunk to Wethersfield.

    • C. 

      William. He wants to court her.

    • D. 

      Nat. He decides to leave his father’s ship and live in Connecticut with Kit.

  • 6. 
     Uncle Matthew and Reverend Gershom argue about
    • A. 

      Whether Kit should live with the Woods

    • B. 

      Whether the people should hand over the charter.

    • C. 

      Whether the King should make a personal appearance in the states.

    • D. 

      Whether Hannah Tupper is a witch.

  • 7. 
    Reverend Bulkley refers  to _________ as "weak" in his prayer, but Kit thinks _________.  
    • A. 

      John Holborook; he s quiet, but strong.

    • B. 

      Mercy; she is the pivot, strong in a gentle way.

    • C. 

      Nat; he is rebellious, but refined.

    • D. 

      William; he may be a little slow to learn, but he is intelligent.

  • 8. 
    Hannah Tupper lives in the _____ outside of the town, and the townsfolk think she is____.
    • A. 

      Forest; evil

    • B. 

      Meadow; crazy

    • C. 

      Forest; a witch

    • D. 

      Meadow; a witch

  • 9. 
    What does Hannah show Kit to cheer her up? What does this item symbolize?
    • A. 

      A book;the importance of being educated

    • B. 

      A piece of coral; the beauty of life

    • C. 

      A flower from the islands; people can survive in a new place

    • D. 

      A kitten; because kittens are cute and fuzzy wuzzy

  • 10. 
    After Kit loses her job at the Dame School, she seeks comfort from____ , who gives Kit the courage to ______.
    • A. 

      Hannah; apologize to the students

    • B. 

      Mercy; apologize to the students

    • C. 

      Hannah; apologize to the headmaster of the school

    • D. 

      Mercy; apologize to the parents of the students

  • 11. 
    Uncle Matthew is   _____ and Hannah is  ____. 
    • A. 

      Puritan; witch

    • B. 

      Quaker; Puritan

    • C. 

      Puritan; Quaker

    • D. 

      Colonist; Puritan

  • 12. 
    Because of her religious beliefs, Hannah and her husband were _____, which means   ______.
    • A. 

      Branded; considered to be involved with witchraft

    • B. 

      Rebels; they fought back.

    • C. 

      Branded; driven away

    • D. 

      Branded; burned with a hot iron

  • 13. 
    The charter is a paper giving the people of ______ the right to ______.
    • A. 

      Connecticut; govern themselves

    • B. 

      Connecticut; to practice any religion

    • C. 

      Wethersfield; right to practice any religion

    • D. 

      The 13 colonies; govern themselves

  • 14. 
    When John returns from battle, to whom does he go?
    • A. 

      Mercy

    • B. 

      Judith

    • C. 

      Kit

    • D. 

      Hannah

  • 15. 
    Who is to be married in a double wedding?
    • A. 

      Kit & William; Judith & John

    • B. 

      Mercy & Nat; Judith & William

    • C. 

      Mercy & William; Judith & Nat

    • D. 

      Mercy & John; Judith & William

  • 16. 
    Kit goes to see Nat at the port. What has he received, and what does he name it? 
    • A. 

      A kitten; Kit

    • B. 

      A store; Kit & Caboodle

    • C. 

      A home; Barbados Manor

    • D. 

      A ship; The Witch

  • 17. 
    The author of this book is
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Speare George

    • B. 

      Martha Carey Thomas

    • C. 

      Elizabeth George Speare

    • D. 

      Harriet Beecher Stowe

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