2 What do you call the every day language used in conversation? A. DialectB. SatireC. ContextD. Colloquial Language
3 What is a Dialect? B. Dead words A. The way of speaking and writing that is particular to a specific region of the countryB. Dead wordsC. Everyday language used in conversationD. A lecture about Huckleberry Finn
4 The narrator of the story is… A. JimB. BobC. Mark TwainD. Huck Finn
5 Who is Jim?Runaway slaveHuck’s father figureHuck’s best friend
6 Regionalism can be defined as… A. A satirical statementB. Words or phrases peculiar to a particular regionC. The every day language we use in conversationD. Colloquial Language
7 Who is Tom Sawyer? A. The narrator of the novel B. The author of the novelC. Jim’s ownerD. A youngster with a wild imagination
8 How much did Tom and Huck get apiece from the gold the robbers left in the cave? $6,000
9 Who came to live with Widow Douglas and kept nagging Huck about spelling and manners? Miss Watson
10 What happens to the gang of robbers? They break up because they never did any real pillaging…it was all make believe. Huck, the realist, quit because he couldn’t understand why Tom’s stories were never true.
11 Satire can be defined as… A. SuperstitionsB. A literary tone used to ridicule or make fun of human vice or weaknessC. Everyday language we use in conversation.D. A crazy way to sit
12 Does the book take place before or after the Civil War?
13 Why do Jim and Huck escape Jackson Island? A. They are scared of bad luckB. People know that Jim is hiding thereC. They are scared of GhostsD. People have told them that it is invested with snakes
14 True or false? The book has been on the “most banned books of all time” list.
15 What decade (time period) does the book take place in?
16 Why do Jim and Huck want to reach Cairo? Because it is the gateway to the free states.
17 How does the Widow Douglas try to “sivilize” Huck? Reads him the bibleDresses him nicelyTeaches him mannersTeaches him to prayMakes him sleep inside
18 Why is Jim frightened when he sees Huck on Jackson Island? He thinks Huck is a ghost
19 Why would Twain name chapter 10 “What comes of handlin’ snake-skin”? It shows what the bad luck is that they encounter after Huck touched the snake skin. Jim gets bit by a snake.
20 What is Jim’s hairball able to do? Tell the future
21 What is the purpose of the cannon ball shots? Find the dead body
22 What are three actions that give Huck’s identity away to Mrs. Loftus? Needle and threadThrowing leadCatching ledBonnetForgets name
27 What is the climax of the novel? When Jim is sold
28 What is the denouement of the novel? The Ah-ha moment—when Huck decides he’d rather go to hell than turn Jim in
29 Who is Miss Sophia’s boyfriend? Harney Shepherdson
30 What is weird about Huck’s reaction to his father’s death? A. he knew about it all alongB. He shows no emotion about itC. He criesD. He yells at Jim for not telling him sooner.
31 What is Huck’s biggest flaw? He is a follower of Tom
32 What is the major point of transformation for Huck? When he appologizes to Jim
33 Why is Jim freed?Because Miss Watson felt guilty about thinking about selling him and when she died she set him free in her will.
34 Which do Jim and Huck prefer? The river or the towns?
35 Why do Jim and Huck prefer the river? It is more peaceful, calm and quiet. It is a retreat from the world.
36 Whose God does Huck prefer? Widow Douglas or Miss Watson’s?
37 Explain how Tom’s plan for freeing Jim is more “romantical” than Hucks. IT is elaborate and it follows the romantic novels that Tom reads. He brings in creatures and “ransom” notes etc and makes it more complicated and imaginative so he can have a fun adventure game.