Huck Finn Plot Quiz

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Huck Finn Plot Quiz

  
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1.    1. Tom Sawyer gets most of his ideas from: A. Huck. B. the daily newspaper. C. his own imagination. D. romantic novels. E. his schoolmaster.
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2.    2. Huck takes his newly acquired $6,000 and: A. buys Jim’s freedom. B. gives it to pap. C. buries it in a cave. D. sells it to Judge Thatcher for $1.00. E. both A and C
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3.    3. When life on the river is described, the mood created is usually one of A. tranquillity. B.sadness. C.violence. D.sobriety.
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4.    4. Huck is amazed when he hears that slaves A. comb their hair each day. B. know stories from the Christian Bible. C. love their children as much as white people love their own children. D. would prefer to live in a slave holding state as a black person. E. both C and D
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5.    5. While on the stranded steamboat, Huck overhears two men A. planning to capture Jim. B. plotting a raid on the Phelpses’ farm. C talking about pap’s death. D. planning to rob a bank. E. planning to murder a third man.
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6.    6. After they are separated by the island in the river, Huck gets back aboard the raft while Jim is sleeping. He plays a trick on Jim A. which almost causes Jim to break his leg. B. which backfires on Huck who ends up falling off the raft. C. for which Huck is later made to feel ashamed. D. which causes Jim’s feelings to be hurt. E. both C and D
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7.    7. As they near Cairo, Illinois, Jim becomes very excited, A. and Huck laughs to see his friend so happy. B. but Huck becomes very serious because he knows that the most dangerous part of their trip is still ahead. C. but Huck cannot understand Jim’s happiness since Jim had to leave his family behind. D. but Huck becomes troubled because he realizes the terrible crime he is committing. E. both B and C
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8.    8. While Huck is at the Grangerfords’ home, Twain takes the opportunity to satirize A. Southern tendency to act like royalty. B. the cruel sport of dog fights. C. people who gamble with money they cannot afford to lose. D. the juxtaposition of religion and violence E. Both A and D
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9.    9. When Buck and his cousin are killed, Huck A. vows to get revenge. B. fears that they will come after him next. C. is sickened by the sight. D.refuses to believe they are dead.
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10.    10. The person who says, “The average man is a coward,” is A. Colonel Sherbourne B. the dauphin. C. Dr. Robinson. D. pap. E. the duke
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11.    11. The person who stages the Royal Nonesuch show is A. the duke. B Boggs. C. Colonel Sherbourne. D. Mr. Grangerford. E. Dr. Robinson
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12.    12. The only person in town who is not taken in by the two con men is A. the newspaper editor, Mr. Jakes. B. Mary Jane, the daughter. C. the clever servant Silas. D. Dr. Robinson, the town’s doctor. E. Forbes, the banker.
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13.    13. Huck hides the gold stolen from the girls A. in the coffin. B. up a chimney. C. in the attic under some loose floor boards. D. in a mattress. E. in the bottom of the king’s bag.
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14.    14. While at the Wilkses’, Huck becomes disgusted with A. the greed of the average person. B. the cruelty he sees all around him. C. the phony behavior and carrying on of the duke and the king. D. the gullibility of the townspeople. E. both C and D
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15.    15. After Huck learns that Jim has been taken prisoner and locked up on the Phelpses’ farm, Huck’s reaction is A. relief to learn that Jim is not freed. B. one of excitement because it means a new adventure begins. C. sickness that the duke and king could sell a human being for $40.00. D. that he will write a letter to Miss Watson telling her where her slave is. E. both C and D
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16.    16. When Huck sees the duke and the king tarred and feathered, he A. believes they get just what they deserve. B. thinks it is the funniest sight he has ever seen. C. tells Tom he has no idea who the two are. D. feels sorry for them. E. wishes they would have been hanged.
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17.    17. In contrasting Huck and Tom, we find that Huck is A. more sensible than Tom. B. more respectable and ethical than Tom. C. more inclined to read romantic novels than Tom. D. both A and B E. both B and C
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18.    18. Tom needs a doctor because A. he has been shot. B. Huck accidentally hits Tom with a shovel and breaks his arm. C. he breaks his leg jumping from the roof. D. he comes down with the flu. E. the nail he steps on causes an infection.
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19.    19. When Tom returns to the story in Chapter 33, A. Jim is reduced to a stereotype in Tom's eyes. B. the tone of the story changes. C. Huck’s character becomes much more passive. D. all of the above E. none of the above
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20.    20. The river in this story represents A. violence. B. freedom. C. treachery D. boredom. E. conformity.
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21.    21. In the last two chapters Huck learns A. that Jim is a free man. B. that his father is dead. C. the true meaning of human brotherhood. D. that Uncle Silas is his real father. E. both A and B
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22.    22. At the end of the book Huck decides that A. people are basically good and decent. B. most people are greedy and petty. C. the average man is a coward. D. he is setting out for the Indian territory because he does not want to be civilized by Aunt Sally. E. both A and D
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