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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass


by Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: Slavery Knavery Quiz

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Q. Who wrote this book?

Frederick Douglass
Abraham Lincoln
Harriet Beecher Stowe
There is no way of telling unless we close the book to look at the cover, and that would take too much effort
Q. What is Frederick Douglass at the beginning of this book?

An infant
A slave
An activist
A slave-owner
A proud spokesperson for the Hair Club for Men
Q. What happened to Frederick when he was a young boy on Colonel Lloyd’s plantation?

He was whipped
He watched others get whipped
He was forced to whip his fellow slaves
He started dating a girl and all his friends agreed that he was totally whipped
Q. Why doesn’t Frederick attend his mother’s funeral?

Because he doesn’t know who his mother is
Because he doesn’t really have anything to wear, and funerals just make him feel all depressed, and besides, the Late Show is on
Because he doesn’t want to
Because he isn’t allowed
Q. After moving to Baltimore, what does Frederick’s new master’s wife do?

She beats him to within an inch of his life
She sets him free
She teaches him to read
She takes him to an Orioles game, to teach him an important lesson about learning to live with disappointment