Huckleberry Finn Chapters 11-21 B

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Huckleberry Finn Chapters 11-21 B

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  • 1. 
     When an author intends humorous social criticism, it is known as:
    • A. 

      Science Fiction

    • B. 

      Parody

    • C. 

      Tragedy

    • D. 

      Tall Tale

  • 2. 
    This was found in a barrel chasing a raft:
    • A. 

      A wanted poster for Jim

    • B. 

      Pap's head preserved in molasses

    • C. 

      Bags of old coins

    • D. 

      Dick Allbright's baby

  • 3. 
    Jim planned to do this when he got to free territory:
    • A. 

      buy his wife and two children

    • B. 

      find the man who sold him into slavery

    • C. 

      get a new identity

    • D. 

      get a boat to England

  • 4. 
    Huck befriends this boy near to his own age after his raft is sunk:
    • A. 

      George Jackson

    • B. 

      Harney Shepardson

    • C. 

      Buck Grangerford

    • D. 

      Stephen Dowling Bots

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Used Walter Scott as his automatic name

    • B. 

      He always used Pap's real name

    • C. 

      Looked on an envelope at a "handy" name

    • D. 

      Asked his new friend to spell it Asked his new friend to spell it

  • 6. 
    Fate of Stephen Dowling Bots
    • A. 

      shot in the back

    • B. 

      died of measles

    • C. 

      fell down a well

    • D. 

      burned

  • 7. 
    This is Buck's fate in Huck Finn:
    • A. 

      Emmeline immortalizes him in a poem

    • B. 

      he elopes with a Shepardson

    • C. 

      he is killed in the feud

    • D. 

      he is chased by a dead baby in a barrel

  • 8. 
    Jim wonders if the "moon laid the stars" and Huck, the realist,  compares that, less romatically, to:
    • A. 

      scraps after a meal

    • B. 

      frog laying eggs

    • C. 

      gravy at the bottom of a pan

    • D. 

      mud settling in Mississippi water

  • 9. 
    The Duke's name gets corrupted to this (perhaps more fitting): 
    • A. 

      Doctor

    • B. 

      Looie

    • C. 

      Dolphin

    • D. 

      Bilgewater

  • 10. 
    A collection was taken for this "noble cause" by the frauds:
    • A. 

      pirate reform

    • B. 

      black minstrel performers

    • C. 

      Harney Shepardson's dead brother

    • D. 

      Emmeline Grangerford's tombstone

  • 11. 
    Which one of the following Shakespeare plays is either alluded to or referenced in HF thus far?
    • A. 

      Romeo and Juliet

    • B. 

      The Importance of Being Earnest

    • C. 

      The Cherry Orchard

    • D. 

      Death of a Salesman

  • 12. 
    Person not killed in the book so far:
    • A. 

      Dick Allbright's baby

    • B. 

      Buck Grangerford

    • C. 

      Harney Shepardson

  • 13. 
    How does Huck dissuade the two bounty hunters in the boat from approaching Jim on the raft shortly  before the raft is destroyed by the steamboat?
    • A. 

      he offers them two $20 gold pieces

    • B. 

      he hints that his father on the raft has smallpox

    • C. 

      he tells them that Jim is mentally deranged

    • D. 

      he tells them the raft is rigged with dynamite

  • 14. 
    How do Huck and Jim rationalize the disappearance of their canoe shortly after Huck's being lost in the fog?
    • A. 

      Continued bad luck from the snakeskin

    • B. 

      Thieves stole it

    • C. 

      The robbers from the Sir Walter Scott took revenge

    • D. 

      Pap returned and has trailed them

  • 15. 
    All of these trouble Huck's conscience momentarily except:
    • A. 

      Jim was going to steal his own children

    • B. 

      he was helping cheat Miss Watson out of property

    • C. 

      he led Jim into danger by going onto the Sir Walter Scott

    • D. 

      he felt badly about the rattlesnake skin

  • 16. 
    Twain "borrowed" some boasting done on a raft from a Tall Tale concerning this "king of the riverboat men."
    • A. 

      Uncle Tom

    • B. 

      Mike Fink

    • C. 

      Davy Crockett

    • D. 

      John Henry

  • 17. 
    Christian music created by enslaved Afro Amercians prior to the Civil War:
    • A. 

      Jazz

    • B. 

      Blues

    • C. 

      Ragtime

    • D. 

      Negro Spirituals

  • 18. 
    Not true of "We Are Seven":
    • A. 

      Death separates us from the living

    • B. 

      A little girl tells the story

    • C. 

      A sister and brother are dead

    • D. 

      Two siblings have departed and two have gone to sea

  • 19. 
    Explain the poetic devices used in this line: "And each slow dusk a drawing down of blinds."
  • 20.