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. 
    How did Huck circumvent having to remember his forgotten pseudonym following the raft destruction?
    • 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. 
    What's that yonder A piece of a raft I says do you belong on it yes sir any men on it only one sir well there's five niggers tonight run off above the head of the bend Is yours white or black? I included two capital letters only.)
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