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To Kill A Mockingbird: Background, Vocabulary, And Chapters 1 - 3

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  • 1. 
    One cause of the Great Depression is ________   with the goal to get rich.
    • A. 

      Individualism

    • B. 

      Dualism

    • C. 

      Solipsism

    • D. 

      Optimism

  • 2. 
    One cause of the Great Depression is ________   with the goal to get rich.
    • A. 

      Individualism

    • B. 

      Dualism

    • C. 

      Solipsism

    • D. 

      Optimism

  • 3. 
    Another cause of the Great Depression is the growing gap between
    • A. 

      Men and women

    • B. 

      Whites and blacks

    • C. 

      Rich and poor

    • D. 

      Pretty and ugly

  • 4. 
    Another cause of the Great Depression is the growing gap between
    • A. 

      Men and women

    • B. 

      Whites and blacks

    • C. 

      Rich and poor

    • D. 

      Pretty and ugly

  • 5. 
    A third cause of the Great Depression is the decline of
    • A. 

      Nascar ticket prices.

    • B. 

      Personal hygene.

    • C. 

      Industrial flatulence.

    • D. 

      Farming income.

  • 6. 
    A third cause of the Great Depression is the decline of
    • A. 

      Nascar ticket prices.

    • B. 

      Personal hygene.

    • C. 

      Industrial flatulence.

    • D. 

      Farming income.

  • 7. 
    The Depression led to the election of which president, who created the New Deal Programs?
    • A. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • C. 

      Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Harry Truman

  • 8. 
    Because people's values began to change as a result of the Depression, they began to 
    • A. 

      Keep all their money in banks, where it was safest.

    • B. 

      Go to church more often.

    • C. 

      Spend what they had rather than lose it again.

    • D. 

      Save in order to avoid the shortages of the Depression again.

  • 9. 
    In order to provide assistance to the population, the federal government __________.
    • A. 

      Expanded its power.

    • B. 

      Decreased its power.

    • C. 

      Shared its power.

    • D. 

      Gave up its power.

  • 10. 
    How was the health and nutrition of people impacted by the depression? 
    • A. 

      Since people had to be more selective about what they ate, the overall population was actually healthier.

    • B. 

      Many people did not have enough to eat, and malnutrition increased, which led to increases in illness.

    • C. 

      There are records of mass starvation.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which segment of the population lost jobs first?
    • A. 

      Women

    • B. 

      Children

    • C. 

      Minorities

  • 12. 
    The women’s work fields, like teaching and nursing
    • A. 

      Suffered a severe and steady decline.

    • B. 

      Were taken over by men.

    • C. 

      Were not as harmed by the national industrial decline.

    • D. 

      Became non-essential.

  • 13. 
    Women's employment
    • A. 

      Increased.

    • B. 

      Decreased.

    • C. 

      Stayed the same.

  • 14. 
    Black unemployment
    • A. 

      Reached 50%

    • B. 

      Reached almost 100%.

    • C. 

      Stayed the same.

  • 15. 
    The New Deal programs were the beginnings of
    • A. 

      Americans' loss of faith in their government.

    • B. 

      The President's overstepping his bounds.

    • C. 

      The downfall of the economy.

    • D. 

      The Civil Rights Movement

  • 16. 
    The narrator's name is
  • 17. 
    This character is a mother-figure to Jem and Scout.
  • 18. 
    Scout's brother, who is dared to touch the Radley place.
  • 19. 
    Atticus helped his father, who also has the same name.
  • 20. 
    He is a lawyer.
  • 21. 
    They call him a "malevolent phantom" and spread rumors about him.
  • 22. 
    He is a small, very odd (or eccentric) boy who tells stories. When he was younger, he won a "beautiful child contest." He has seen Dracula in the movies, which impressed Jem and Scout.
  • 23. 
    She is the town gossip.
  • 24. 
    Her newness to Maycomb causes problems the first days of school.