Junior English Final Study Guide

Question 1 of 15

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1. The Crucible is set in_______________________.

Select one of the following:

  • Jamestown, Virginia

  • Salem, Massachusetts

  • Beverly, Massachusetts

  • Topsfield, Massachusetts

Question 2 of 15

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Tituba is from ____________.

Select one of the following:

  • Africa

  • Barbados

  • The Bahamas

  • Massachusetts

Question 3 of 15

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When asked to recite the Ten Commandments, John forgets which one?

Select one of the following:

  • Making Graven Images

  • Remembering the Sabbath

  • Committing Adultery

  • Honoring your Father and Mother

Question 4 of 15

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Because Giles will not confess to witchcraft before he dies, his sons will

Select one of the following:

  • Live as outcasts

  • Be punished

  • Inherit their father's farm

  • Be put on trial

Question 5 of 15

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At the time of the play, Salem Massachusetts’ system of government is

Select one of the following:

  • Democracy

  • Oligarchy

  • Theocracy

  • Monarchy

Question 6 of 15

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According to de Crevecoeur, what was the main reason why many Europeans were eager to leave the countries of their birth?

Select one of the following:

  • They resented the taxes they had to pay

  • They lived in poverty and were not respected as equal citizens

  • They resented being forced to farm land

  • They felt living in America would be an exciting adventure

Question 7 of 15

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What did de Crevecoeur believe was an effect of early America’s unique ethnic mix?

Select one of the following:

  • Americans did not have a single identity or loyalty to the new society

  • People enjoyed economic prosperity

  • People felt ethnic tension

  • People abandoned old prejudices and embraced new ideas

Question 8 of 15

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Who gave the speech in the Virginia Convention?

Select one of the following:

  • John Adams

  • Ben Franklin

  • Alexander Hamilton

  • Patrick Henry

Question 9 of 15

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What was the purpose of the speech in the Virginia Convention?

Select one of the following:

  • to convince the Virginia Convention to seek peace with Great Britain

  • to identify the problems with the Stamp Act

  • to persuade the Virginia Convention that war was necessary for liberty

  • to entertain the convention with his brilliant rhetoric

Question 10 of 15

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The Fireside Poets were famous because they:

Select one of the following:

  • Wrote their poems while sitting around the fireplace

  • Wrote poems about fires

  • Wrote poems that families could read around the fireplace

  • Burned their poems in the fire if they didn’t like them

Question 11 of 15

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In Mrs. Hands’ favorite story from History, Abigail Adams helped her husband become re-elected as President of the United States using:

Select one of the following:

  • Letters

  • Recipes

  • Posters

  • Stories

Question 12 of 15

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Phillis Wheatley wrote her letter to whom?

Select one of the following:

  • Mayor

  • Governor

  • Pastor

  • Husband

Question 13 of 15

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Of all things that might befall Emerson, what is the one calamity that nature could not repair?

Select one of the following:

  • The loss of his sense of sight

  • The loss of his sense of smell

  • The loss of his sense of touch

  • The loss of his sense of taste

Question 14 of 15

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According to Emerson, why do most people only superficially see the sun?

Select one of the following:

  • They only see the heat and light from the sun

  • They don’t look at the sun because their parents told them not to

  • They see the sun as God and not for what it truly is

  • They think the sun means life

Question 15 of 15

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How does Emerson describe a “lover of nature”?

Select one of the following:

  • Someone who lives outdoors

  • Someone who sees the world with their eyes as well as their spirit

  • Someone who recycles

  • Someone who hugs trees

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