To Kill A Mockingbird: The Trial

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To Kill A Mockingbird: The Trial
A quiz on the trial of Tom Robinson. Made by Ms Usher for Year 11 students at Greenford High School.

  
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1.  Name the Judge who presides over Tom Robinson's trial.
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2.  Where do Jem, Scout and Dill sit during the trial?
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3.  Why is it signifacant that the children sit with Reverend Sykes and the other black people?
4.  Name the prosecution lawyer: Mr
5.  Who is the first witness to testify?
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6.  What does Heck Tate testify?
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7.  Did Heck Tate and the Ewells call a doctor for Mayella?
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8.  Scout describes the way Atticus runs the questioning:"With his infinite capacity for calming turbulent seas, he could make a rape case as dry as a......Check the meaning of any words here.  
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9.  Where do the Ewells live?
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10.  Which three of these words could you use to describe Bob Ewell?Again, if you want to look any of them up, click here.
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11.  "As Judge Taylor banged his gavel, Mr Ewell was sitting smugly in the witness chair, surveying his handiwork."Which two words suggest that Mr Ewell intends to cause chaos?
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12.  Atticus asks Bob Ewell to sign his name in front of the court. What does this show the jury (and the reader)?
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13.  Mayella is the next to testify.Who is the first to question her, and how does she respond?
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14.  This quotation comes from after she has calmed down. "Apparently Mayella's recital had given her confidence, but it was not her father's brash kind: there was something stealthy about hers, like a steady-eyed cat with a twitchy tail."Which two words suggest she is lying?If you need to look any of them up, click here.
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15.  How does Atticus address Mayella? Hint: it offends her.
16.  What does Atticus ask Tom Robinson to do during the testimony?
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17.  How did Tom's hand become shrivelled?
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18.  How does Mayella's testimony end? Complete the quotation:"Then she....
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19.  This is the opening of Chapter 19. "Thomas Robinson reached around, ran his fingers under his left arm and lifted it. He guided his arm to the Bible and his rubber-like left hand sought contact with the black binding. As he raised his right hand, the useless one slipped off the Bible and hit the clerk's table. The opening of Chapter 19 is an example of:
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20.  What is the point of Atticus asking Tom Robinson so many questions about his background?
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21.  What word does Tom use throughout his testimony to show his respect?Note: Bob Ewell and Mayella Ewell did not have to use this word.
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23.  " 'Mr Finch, I got down offa that chair an' turned around an' she sorta jumped on me.''Jumped on you? Violently?'No suh, she - she hugged me.' "Why does Tom Robinson hesitate in his testimony?
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24.  Which words show Tom Robinson's hesitation? " 'Mr Finch, I got down offa that chair an' turned around an' she sorta jumped on me.''Jumped on you? Violently?'No suh, she - she hugged me.' "Why does Tom Robinson hesitate in his testimony?
25.  What is the effect of Harper Lee using lots of dialogue in the courtroom scene? Pick three.
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26.  During his interrogation of Tom Robinson, what word does Mr Gilmer use to address Tom that| Dill finds very offensive?
27.  Who starts crying and has to leave the courtroom?
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28.  "You aren't _____-hided, it just makes you _____, doesn't it?"Which two words are missing from this quotation from Dolphus Raymond?
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