The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Chapters 8-11

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The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Chapters 8-11 - Quiz

This story shows us the life of Hank the little guy full of mischiefs. One part that is unforgettable is when he dressed up as a girl to get some information. How much more can you remember about this book that doesn’t send you to sleep? Give the quiz a try and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What purpose(s) does Huck's death serve?

    • A.

      Huck "gets even" with Widow Douglass because she was so mean to him.

    • B.

      It throws Jim and Pap together so they must depend on each other.

    • C.

      It gives him total freedom.

    • D.

      It shows Huck how totally dependent on civilization he has become.

    Correct Answer
    C. It gives him total freedom.
    Explanation
    Huck's death serves the purpose of giving him total freedom. By faking his own death, Huck is able to escape the constraints of society and the expectations placed upon him. He is no longer bound by the rules and restrictions of civilization, allowing him to live life on his own terms and make his own decisions without interference. This newfound freedom enables him to embark on his journey down the river with Jim, where they can both seek liberation from the oppressive forces of society.

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  • 2. 

    How does Huck meet Jim on Jackson's Island?

    • A.

      Huck saw smoke from a campfire and went to investigate.

    • B.

      He found Jim half-drowned on the shore.

    • C.

      Jim almost shot Huck by mistake.

    • D.

      Huck found him in a house floating by the island.

    Correct Answer
    A. Huck saw smoke from a campfire and went to investigate.
    Explanation
    Huck meets Jim on Jackson's Island because he saw smoke from a campfire and decided to investigate.

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  • 3. 

    What is in the two-story house that floats by?

    • A.

      A dead man

    • B.

      Jim

    • C.

      Tom

    • D.

      Both a and c

    Correct Answer
    A. A dead man
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a dead man". This implies that there is a dead man in the two-story house that floats by.

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  • 4. 

    Which is not an example of man vs. society conflict?

    • A.

      Pap's attitude toward government.

    • B.

      Jim's attitude toward slavery.

    • C.

      Huck's attitude toward civilization.

    • D.

      Widow Douglas's attitude toward Huck.

    Correct Answer
    D. Widow Douglas's attitude toward Huck.
    Explanation
    In this question, the options present different conflicts between individuals and society. Pap's attitude toward government, Jim's attitude toward slavery, and Huck's attitude toward civilization all represent conflicts where individuals have opposing views or attitudes towards societal norms or institutions. However, Widow Douglas's attitude toward Huck does not represent a conflict between an individual and society. Instead, it represents a conflict between two individuals, where Widow Douglas may disapprove of Huck's behavior or lifestyle choices.

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  • 5. 

    Who is Sarah Williams?

    • A.

      Huck

    • B.

      Tom

    • C.

      Huck's sister

    • D.

      Huck's girlfriend

    Correct Answer
    D. Huck's girlfriend
    Explanation
    Sarah Williams is identified as Huck's girlfriend.

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  • 6. 

    Explain who the townspeople accuse of killing Huck.  You must mention all that were accused.  Ultimately, though, who do think is responsible?

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