Salem Witch Hunt

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Salem Witch Hunt

This quiz is intended for students to take upon completion of The Salem Witch Hunt/Introduction section of the website. Students must remember to send the completion certificate to me via email in order to receive credit.


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  • 1. 
    As of 1692, Salem, MA and its residents were under the control of what government?
    • A. 

      The Colonies

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 2. 
    What was the "cornerstone" of the Puritan way of life?
    • A. 

      Agriculture

    • B. 

      Establishing a stable government

    • C. 

      Trying to break free from British rule

    • D. 

      Religion

  • 3. 
    As of 1692, Salem had been divided into two parts - they were known as
    • A. 

      Salem Town and Bedingford

    • B. 

      Salem Village and Westbury

    • C. 

      Salem Town and Salem Village

    • D. 

      Salem and Salem Village

  • 4. 
    In a typical Puritan society, children were allowed to do all EXCEPT the following:
    • A. 

      Household chores

    • B. 

      Play

    • C. 

      Read

    • D. 

      Go to church

  • 5. 
    Betty Parris screamed and fell into a fit after what happened?
    • A. 

      Tituba cursed her.

    • B. 

      Abigail told her father that she was dancing in the woods.

    • C. 

      The congregation prayed over her.

    • D. 

      Her father preached a sermon.

  • 6. 
    Out of Tituba, Sarah Goode, and Sarah Osburne, which one confessed first?
    • A. 

      Tituba

    • B. 

      Sarah Good

    • C. 

      Sarah Osburne

  • 7. 
    Only one of the following accusers ever recanted her accusations.  She was:
    • A. 

      Abigail Williams

    • B. 

      Betty Parris

    • C. 

      Ann Putnam

    • D. 

      Mary Easty

  • 8. 
    The girl who recanted her testimony in later years claimed that the reason she lied was because
    • A. 

      She was forced to by the other girls.

    • B. 

      She felt obligated to the church.

    • C. 

      She was cursed by Tituba.

    • D. 

      She was deluded by Satan.

  • 9. 
    Dorcas Good, Sarah's daughter, claimed she and her mother were witches and showed officials what as proof?
    • A. 

      A voodoo doll

    • B. 

      A flea bite that she claimed to be a snake bite

    • C. 

      She and her mother's witch pot with chicken blood in it

    • D. 

      The Satanic bible

  • 10. 
    Mary Warren was the maidservant of who?
    • A. 

      Thomas Putnam

    • B. 

      John Proctor

    • C. 

      Reverend Cotton Mather

    • D. 

      Sarah Osburne