To Kill A Mockingbird, Chapters 1-5

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 To Kill A Mockingbird,Chapters 1-5
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  • 1. 
    The narrator of the story is
    • A. 

      Dill

    • B. 

      Scout

    • C. 

      Jem

    • D. 

      Boo


  • 2. 
    Superstition causes the children to be afraid of which family' s house?
    • A. 

      Finch

    • B. 

      Robinson

    • C. 

      Radley

    • D. 

      Harris


  • 3. 
    The school setting in the second chapter allows Lee to
    • A. 

      Show the general disrespect that children have for authority

    • B. 

      Blame the education system for the incidents which follow in the novel

    • C. 

      Introduce the reader to the various families as well as the peculiarities in Maycomb County

    • D. 

      Denounce the segregation of blacks and whites


  • 4. 
    The Ewell family is
    • A. 

      Highly respected in town

    • B. 

      Supportive of equal rights of all races

    • C. 

      One of the poorest,least educated families in Maycomb

    • D. 

      A family of both black and white people


  • 5. 
    What activity do Dill,Scout and Jem frequently like to play with respect to the Radley family?
    • A. 

      They all run into the Radley yard and touch the house before fleeing

    • B. 

      They all role tires into the yard

    • C. 

      They all pretend to be various members of the Radley family and act out the stabbing scene

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 6. 
    What do Jem,Dill and Scout do that causes Mr. Radley to shoot them?
    • A. 

      They sneak into the Radley yard and try to peak into a window

    • B. 

      He catches them once again play-acting Boo Radley stabbing his father

    • C. 

      Jem accidentally hits the Radley house while practicing with his new gun

    • D. 

      He catches them stealing money that has been hidden in a tree in his yard


  • 7. 
    Which two characters are the "outcasts" of the novel,maligned by Maycomb society?
    • A. 

      Jem and Scout

    • B. 

      Calpurnia and Aunt Alexandra

    • C. 

      Boo Radley and Maudie Atkinson

    • D. 

      Boo Radley and Tom Robinson


  • 8. 
    After Atticus Finch agrees to defend Tom Robinson,what does Scout hear at school?
    • A. 

      Atticus is "an immigrant"

    • B. 

      Atticus is "a nigger lover"

    • C. 

      Atticus is "a coward"

    • D. 

      Atticus is "a racist"


  • 9. 
    For Christmas,Jem and Scout receive what presents while staying whit their Uncle Jack?
    • A. 

      Pennies

    • B. 

      Puppies

    • C. 

      Air rifles

    • D. 

      Gum


  • 10. 
    Aunt Alexandra 's grandson Francis calls Atticus a "nigger lover"; how does Scout react?
    • A. 

      She punches him in the mouth

    • B. 

      She screams at him and waits until the adults arrive

    • C. 

      She runs away

    • D. 

      She stays silent, exactly as Atticus had ordered her to


  • 11. 
    Why does Atticus know that he will lose his case with Tom Robinson?
    • A. 

      Because it is the word of a black man against a white man, and the jury will listen to the white man

    • B. 

      Because the Ewells are well respected in the town

    • C. 

      Because Tom actually committed the rape, and everyone in the town knows it

    • D. 

      Because the judge is biased


  • 12. 
    When Jem and Scout get their air guns, what does Atticus tell them it is a sin to shoot?
    • A. 

      Tin cans

    • B. 

      Dogs

    • C. 

      A mockingbird

    • D. 

      Bluebirds


  • 13. 
    Atticus' role in shooting the rabid dog best foreshadows what future role the he will assume?
    • A. 

      His status as a single father to Scout and Jem

    • B. 

      His role in putting down the mob that wants to lynch Tom Robinson

    • C. 

      His role as being a defender of the truth for the entire community

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 14. 
    Which character is most like a mockingbird in the metaphorical sense
    • A. 

      Tom Robinson

    • B. 

      Atticus Finch

    • C. 

      Boo Radley

    • D. 

      Scout Finch


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