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2 To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee

3 1. The narrator of the story is 1. Dill Dill 2. Scout Scout 3. Jem Jem 4. Boo Boo

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6 2. The first chapter focuses on telling stories. This primarily serves to: 1. Mimic the random thoughts in Scout's mind Mimic the random thoughts in Scout's mind Mimic the random thoughts in Scout's mind 2. Tie each of the individual characters to their family and history Tie each of the individual characters to their family and history Tie each of the individual characters to their family and history 3. Lengthen the novel Lengthen the novel Lengthen the novel 4. Make the story appealing to a younger audience Make the story appealing to a younger audience Make the story appealing to a younger audience

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9 3. Scout and Jem are how old when the novel begins? (respectively) 1. 5 and 8 5 and 8 5 and and 10 6 and 10 6 and and 12 8 and 12 8 and and 13 9 and 13 9 and 13

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12 4. What is the reason for the author's choice of a young narrator? 1. To remove moral bias from the story To remove moral bias from the story To remove moral bias from the story 2. To allow the story to be presented by someone who cannot take an active role To allow the story to be presented by someone who cannot take an active role To allow the story to be presented by someone who cannot take an active role 3. To allow the narrator to mature as the story progresses To allow the narrator to mature as the story progresses To allow the narrator to mature as the story progresses 4. All of the above All of the above All of the above

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15 5. Superstition causes the children to be afraid of which family's house? 1. Finch Finch 2. Robinson Robinson 3. Radley Radley 4. Harris Harris

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18 6. Scout is unusual for a first grader because 1. She is taller than all the other children She is taller than all the other children She is taller than all the other children 2. She can read and write She can read and write She can read and write 3. She speaks a foreign language She speaks a foreign language She speaks a foreign language 4. She can outrun all the boys She can outrun all the boys She can outrun all the boys

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21 7. The school setting in the second chapter allows Lee to 1. Show the general disrespect that children have for authority Show the general disrespect that children have for authority Show the general disrespect that children have for authority 2. Blame the education system for the incidents which follow in the novel Blame the education system for the incidents which follow in the novel Blame the education system for the incidents which follow in the novel 3. Introduce the reader to the various families, as well as their peculiarities, in Maycomb county Introduce the reader to the various families, as well as their peculiarities, in Maycomb county Introduce the reader to the various families, as well as their peculiarities, in Maycomb county 4. Denounce the segregation of blacks and whites Denounce the segregation of blacks and whites Denounce the segregation of blacks and whites

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24 8. How much time do the Ewell children spend in school? 1. Through the sixth grade Through the sixth grade Through the sixth grade 2. None None 3. Through college Through college Through college 4. The first day of every school year The first day of every school year The first day of every school year

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27 9. The Ewell family is 1. Highly respected in town Highly respected in town Highly respected in town 2. Supportive of equal rights for all races Supportive of equal rights for all races Supportive of equal rights for all races 3. One of the poorest, least educated families in Maycomb One of the poorest, least educated families in Maycomb One of the poorest, least educated families in Maycomb 4. A family of both black and white people A family of both black and white people A family of both black and white people

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30 10. Walter Cunningham surprises Scout in which of the following ways? 1. He pours molasses onto his food He pours molasses onto his food He pours molasses onto his food 2. He failed to pass first grade due to his having to leave to work on the farm He failed to pass first grade due to his having to leave to work on the farm He failed to pass first grade due to his having to leave to work on the farm 3. He discusses farming in a very mature way with Atticus He discusses farming in a very mature way with Atticus He discusses farming in a very mature way with Atticus 4. All of the above All of the above All of the above

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33 11. What items to Scout and Jem take from the knot-hole in one of the oak trees in the Radley's front yard? 1. Both Gum and Pennies Both Gum and Pennies Both Gum and Pennies 2. Pennies Pennies 3. Gum Gum 4. None of the above None of the above None of the above

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36 12. What activity do Dill, Scout and Jem frequently like to play with respect to the Radley family? 1. They all run into the Radley yard and touch the house before fleeing They all run into the Radley yard and touch the house before fleeing They all run into the Radley yard and touch the house before fleeing 2. They all role tires into the yard They all role tires into the yard They all role tires into the yard 3. They all pretend to be various members of the Radley family and act out the stabbing scene They all pretend to be various members of the Radley family and act out the stabbing scene They all pretend to be various members of the Radley family and act out the stabbing scene 4. None of the above None of the above None of the above

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39 13. When Jem and Dill start to exclude Scout from their activities, with whom does she spend more time? 1. Atticus Atticus 2. Maudie Atkinson Maudie Atkinson Maudie Atkinson 3. Boo Radley Boo Radley Boo Radley 4. Calpurnia Calpurnia

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42 14. What do Jem, Dill and Scout do that causes Mr. Radley to shoot at them? 1. They sneak into the Radley yard and try to peak into a window They sneak into the Radley yard and try to peak into a window They sneak into the Radley yard and try to peak into a window 2. He catches them once again play-acting Boo Radley stabbing his father He catches them once again play-acting Boo Radley stabbing his father He catches them once again play-acting Boo Radley stabbing his father 3. Jem accidentally hits the Radley house while practicing with his new gun Jem accidentally hits the Radley house while practicing with his new gun Jem accidentally hits the Radley house while practicing with his new gun 4. He catches them stealing money that has been hidden in a tree in his yard He catches them stealing money that has been hidden in a tree in his yard He catches them stealing money that has been hidden in a tree in his yard

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45 15. Mr. Radley's plugging up the knot-hole best symbolizes which of the following? 1. The futile attempt to prolong life by patching up deadly wounds The futile attempt to prolong life by patching up deadly wounds The futile attempt to prolong life by patching up deadly wounds 2. The sealing off of generosity The sealing off of generosity The sealing off of generosity 3. The loss of childhood pleasures and the transition to adulthood responsibilities The loss of childhood pleasures and the transition to adulthood responsibilities The loss of childhood pleasures and the transition to adulthood responsibilities 4. The withdrawal of Boo Radley from society forever The withdrawal of Boo Radley from society forever The withdrawal of Boo Radley from society forever

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48 16. Which two characters are the "outcasts" of the novel, maligned by Maycomb society? 1. Jem and Scout Jem and Scout Jem and Scout 2. Calpurnia and Aunt Alexandra Calpurnia and Aunt Alexandra Calpurnia and Aunt Alexandra 3. Boo Radley and Maudie Atkinson Boo Radley and Maudie Atkinson Boo Radley and Maudie Atkinson 4. Boo Radley and Tom Robinson Boo Radley and Tom Robinson Boo Radley and Tom Robinson

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51 17. After Atticus Finch agrees to defend Tom Robinson, what does Scout hear at school? 1. Atticus is "an immigrant" Atticus is "an immigrant" Atticus is "an immigrant" 2. Atticus is "a nigger lover" Atticus is "a nigger lover" Atticus is "a nigger lover" 3. Atticus is "a coward" Atticus is "a coward" Atticus is "a coward" 4. Atticus is "a racist" Atticus is "a racist" Atticus is "a racist"

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54 18. For Christmas, Jem and Scout receive what presents while staying with their Uncle Jack? 1. Pennies Pennies 2. Puppies Puppies 3. Air rifles Air rifles Air rifles 4. Gum Gum

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57 19. Aunt Alexandra's grandson Francis calls Atticus a "nigger-lover"; how does Scout react? 1. She punches him in the mouth She punches him in the mouth She punches him in the mouth 2. She screams at him and waits until the adults arrive She screams at him and waits until the adults arrive She screams at him and waits until the adults arrive 3. She runs away She runs away She runs away 4. She stays silent, exactly as Atticus had ordered her to She stays silent, exactly as Atticus had ordered her to She stays silent, exactly as Atticus had ordered her to

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60 20. Why does Atticus know that he will lose his case with Tom Robinson? 1. Because the Ewells are well respected in the town Because the Ewells are well respected in the town Because the Ewells are well respected in the town 2. Because Tom actually committed the rape, and everyone in the town knows it Because Tom actually committed the rape, and everyone in the town knows it Because Tom actually committed the rape, and everyone in the town knows it 3. Because the judge is biased Because the judge is biased Because the judge is biased 4. Because it is the word of a black man against a white man, and the jury will listen to the white man Because it is the word of a black man against a white man, and the jury will listen to the white man Because it is the word of a black man against a white man, and the jury will listen to the white man

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63 21. What is the best reason why Atticus accepts a case that he knows he will lose? 1. Because he needs the money Because he needs the money Because he needs the money 2. To maintain his conscience and his integrity To maintain his conscience and his integrity To maintain his conscience and his integrity 3. Because he is acquainted with the Robinson family Because he is acquainted with the Robinson family Because he is acquainted with the Robinson family 4. To raise a furor within the town of Maycomb To raise a furor within the town of Maycomb To raise a furor within the town of Maycomb

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66 22. Which of the following are parallels in the novel? 1. Atticus and Scout fighting communal tradition to maintain their individual identities Atticus and Scout fighting communal tradition to maintain their individual identities Atticus and Scout fighting communal tradition to maintain their individual identities 2. Tom Robinson and Boo Radley being ostracized by society Tom Robinson and Boo Radley being ostracized by society Tom Robinson and Boo Radley being ostracized by society 3. Both of the above Both of the above Both of the above 4. None of the above None of the above None of the above

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69 23. When Jem and Scout get their air guns, what does Atticus tell them it is a sin to shoot? 1. Tin cans Tin cans Tin cans 2. Dogs Dogs 3. A mockingbird A mockingbird A mockingbird 4. Bluebirds Bluebirds

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72 24. Atticus' role in shooting the rabid dog best foreshadows what future role that he will assume? 1. His status as a single father to Scout and Jem His status as a single father to Scout and Jem His status as a single father to Scout and Jem 2. His role in putting down the mob that wants to lynch Tom Robinson His role in putting down the mob that wants to lynch Tom Robinson His role in putting down the mob that wants to lynch Tom Robinson 3. His role as being a defender of the truth for the entire community His role as being a defender of the truth for the entire community His role as being a defender of the truth for the entire community 4. None of the above None of the above None of the above

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75 25. Which character is most like a mockingbird in the metaphorical sense? 1. Tom Robinson Tom Robinson Tom Robinson 2. Atticus Finch Atticus Finch Atticus Finch 3. Boo Radley Boo Radley Boo Radley 4. Scout Finch Scout Finch Scout Finch

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