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Famous Witches

written by: yana999
 
The ages of witch hunting produced many different methods to extract confessions, including torture or threat of torture, from those accused of witchcraft. This quiz is devoted to the people that endured them - some of the popular witches from history.

Question 1:


Which of these statements refers to Mary Perkins Bradbury, an English-born woman convicted and sentenced to death for witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692?
Her family immigrated to America in 1631.
She was later exonerated.
All of these
She married Thomas Bradbury of Salisbury in 1936.

Question 2:


The Scottish medium Helen Duncan was one of the last persons to be imprisoned under the English Witchcraft Act of 1735.
False
True

Question 3:


In what was Elizabeth Blanchard, wife of farmer Joshua Garlick from East Hampton, Long Island, accused?
Both of these
None of these
Causing the death of her child
Bewitching a woman

Question 4:


What happened with Rebecca Elson Mudge Greensmith and her husband from Hartford, Connecticut, who were suspected of witchcraft in the 1600s?
They were neither accused of witchcraft, nor hanged
They both were hung.
They were both accused of witchcraft.
They were found guilty and hung.

Question 5:


Which of the following is true about Elizabeth Howe, one of the defendants in the Salem witch trials?
She was executed by hanging.
All of these
Her resting place is a crevice on Gallows hill, Salem.
She was accused of afflicting several girls.

Question 6:


Elizabeth Knapp of Groton, Massachusetts was a sixteen-year-old servant in the house of Rev. Samuel Willard and she presumably became “possessed” by the devil in 1671.
False
True

Question 7:


Rebecca Nurse was one of three sisters accused and imprisoned for witchcraft during the infamous Salem witch trials in the 1600s.
False
True

Question 8:


Alice was one of the seven Pendle Witches executed on August 20, 1612 in England.
True
False

Question 9:


Martha Schuler from Lindheim, Germany was arrested, imprisoned, tortured and eventually burned for witchcraft In 1364.
True
False

Question 10:


English-born woman Mary Bliss Pasons was repeatedly tried as a witch and forced to suffer many indignities by her jealous neighbours in Northampton, Massachusetts in the middle of the 1600s.
False
True

 


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