Huckleberry Finn Chapters 11-21a

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Huckleberry Finn Chapters 11-21a

This is a two part quiz. Each question is worth 2. 7 points; the text passage is worth 5. 4 points. Your take home paragraph is worth 9 points. ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which name is not used as a pseudonym by Huck:
    • A. 

      Louis LeRoi

    • B. 

      Sarah Williams

    • C. 

      Mary Williams

    • D. 

      George Jackson

  • 2. 
    This author was symolized by a steamboat wreck
    • A. 

      Lord Byron

    • B. 

      Sir Walter Scott

    • C. 

      Nathaniel Hawthorne

    • D. 

      Walt Whitman

  • 3. 
    A wigwam is:
    • A. 

      a kind of steering oar a kind of steering oar

    • B. 

      an ankle length garment

    • C. 

      a canvas triangular shelter

    • D. 

      a thatched domed-shaped dwelling

  • 4. 
    The last city in slave territory on the Mississippi Delta is:
    • A. 

      Cairo

    • B. 

      St. Louis

    • C. 

      New Orleans

    • D. 

      Hannibal

  • 5. 
    Moral Pragmatisim would agree with which reflection: 
    • A. 

      " Nay sir, we are seven."

    • B. 

      "I have never painted an angel because I have never seen one."

    • C. 

      Intuition is a form of the truth, as real as a rock

    • D. 

      Our past histories, not our choices, determine our outcomes.

  • 6. 
    Huck tries to save the marooned theives by:
    • A. 

      Leaving them a note

    • B. 

      Building a fire on the aft deck

    • C. 

      Telling a nightwatchman that Jim Hornbeck's niece is on the wreck

    • D. 

      Telling the sheriff that crooks on the steamship have smallpox

  • 7. 
    Jim knew this about "King Sollermun" even if he missed the point:
    • A. 

      that he was beheaded

    • B. 

      that the king tried to cut a dollar bill in half

    • C. 

      that he revealed a baby's true mother by threatening to cut the baby in two

    • D. 

      that he was married to one woman for fifty years

  • 8. 
    The town where the Ohio River runs into the Mississippi River:
    • A. 

      Cairo

    • B. 

      St. Louis

    • C. 

      Booth's Landing

    • D. 

      Jackson's Island

  • 9. 
    The heir to the French throne is known as:
    • A. 

      Prince of Wales

    • B. 

      Thane of Cawdor

    • C. 

      The Duke of Wellington

    • D. 

      The Dauphin

  • 10. 
    Huck and Jim find this in an abandoned cabin floating on the river:
    • A. 

      a dead body

    • B. 

      a rattlesnake

    • C. 

      a deed setting Jim free

    • D. 

      a set of dueling pistols

  • 11. 
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is this type of novel:
    • A. 

      Epistolary

    • B. 

      Bildungsroman

    • C. 

      Detective

    • D. 

      Stream of Consciousness

  • 12. 
    Mrs. Loftus "catches Huck out" as a result of all of these actions except:
    • A. 

      how he threads a needle

    • B. 

      his throwing motion when he hurls a lead ball at a rat

    • C. 

      how he catches between his legs

    • D. 

      because he scratches himself

  • 13. 
    This state does not border on the Mississippi River:?
    • A. 

      Illinois

    • B. 

      Arkansas

    • C. 

      Florida

    • D. 

      Tenessee

  • 14. 
    Religious gatherings for country folk in villages often without churches where Presbyterians would travel miles for a series of preacher lead experiences:
    • A. 

      Camp Meetings

    • B. 

      Vaudeville Schows

    • C. 

      Re-enactments of the Nativity

    • D. 

      Celebrations of the Pope