Huckleberry Finn Chapters 21-30

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Huckleberry Finn Chapters 21-30

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Duke had to remind the Dauphin that this particular character whom he was going to play in their stage performance " is a dear sweet child and don't bray like a jackass."
    • A. 

      Emmeline Grangerford

    • B. 

      Juliet Capulet

    • C. 

      Sophia Grangerford

    • D. 

      Stepen Dowling Botts

  • 2. 
    These three Shakespearian scenes were to be performed in the Duke and Duaphin's act:
    • A. 

      R & J, Richard III, Hamlet

    • B. 

      A Midsummer Night's Dream, R & J, The Tempest

    • C. 

      Othello, Richard III, The Merchant of Venice

    • D. 

      Macbeth, Henry V, The Tempest

  • 3. 
    "Cler the track thar. I on the wah path, and the price uv coffins is goin' to go up" is said by the drunken man soon to be shot:
    • A. 

      Colonel Grangerford

    • B. 

      Sherburn

    • C. 

      Duke

    • D. 

      Boggs

  • 4. 
    The idea of you lynching anyone is amusing...Why a man's safe in the hands of ten thousand of your kind.." is said by the defiant murderer____________________.
    • A. 

      Harney

    • B. 

      Dauphin

    • C. 

      Sherburn

    • D. 

      Boggs

  • 5. 
    After their failure to draw a crowd for Shakepeare recitations in their burlesque show following the circus, the Duke and King plan this low humor burlesque called "__________________________."
    • A. 

      The Impossible Dream

    • B. 

      The Royal Nonesuch

    • C. 

      Ivanhoe

    • D. 

      Tom Sawyer

  • 6. 
    Jim was sad to recall an incident with his daughter because he recalled this:
    • A. 

      That she had been sold to a plantation in South Carolina

    • B. 

      That she had died in a fire

    • C. 

      She was deaf and he had struck her

    • D. 

      She was blind

  • 7. 
    The Duke and Dauphin pretend to be these people:
    • A. 

      Two lawyers from up north

    • B. 

      Two runaway slave hunters from Alabama

    • C. 

      Two politicians hoping to raise campaign money

    • D. 

      Reverend Wilkes from England and his deaf and dumb brother, William

  • 8. 
    The Duke and the Dauphin decide to become these two particular imposters from abroad because:
    • A. 

      Of their deep knowledge of Shakespeare and all things English

    • B. 

      They run into a townsperson headed for South America who sees them first off the steamboat

    • C. 

      They had relatives themselves who were with the church and disabled

    • D. 

      Because Huck had told a story with such characters

  • 9. 
    This person knew all along that the Duke and Dauphin were frauds:
    • A. 

      Harney Shepardson

    • B. 

      Doc Robinson

    • C. 

      Mr. Lathrop

    • D. 

      Boggs

  • 10. 
    Why Huck told Mary Jane not to sad about the auction of the slaves:
    • A. 

      Because slaves are not really humans anyway

    • B. 

      Because they were old and by being sold would get medical examinations

    • C. 

      The sale would be voided because the Duke and Dauphin were not legitimate owners

    • D. 

      The Civil War would free all slaves

  • 11. 
    Why the townspeople decided to open the deceased's  (diseased) coffin:
    • A. 

      To see if he had been murdered

    • B. 

      Because they possibly buried an imposter and Peter had fled the town

    • C. 

      To see if there was a tattoo on his breast

    • D. 

      Because they knew the gold was there

  • 12. 
    The real mute servant could not prove his identity because of this
    • A. 

      He had a broken arm in a sling

    • B. 

      He was being obstinate

    • C. 

      He could not understand English

    • D. 

      He had a seizure

  • 13. 
    The lawyer tried to trick the two contenders for the inheritance into revealing their true identies by asking for this:
    • A. 

      Requesting a handwriting sample to compare against old letters

    • B. 

      Inquiring about childhood

    • C. 

      An old coin given by the deceased when they were children

    • D. 

      Blood sample

  • 14. 
    Name this great artist of the vast, Romantic  landscapes of the emerging American West:
    • A. 

      John C. Calhoun

    • B. 

      Tom Sawyer

    • C. 

      Thomas Cole

    • D. 

      Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • 15. 
    The ant is a clever, even________________creature who lives underground.
    • A. 

      Docile

    • B. 

      Ingenious

    • C. 

      Fraught

    • D. 

      Laggard

  • 16. 
    Alexander the Great's army had to ____________over 300 yards of open ground under arrow fire before engaging the enemy
    • A. 

      Visage

    • B. 

      Deduce

    • C. 

      Encumber

    • D. 

      Traverse

  • 17. 
    People with blue eyes and blond hair are____________________in Sweden
    • A. 

      Ubiquitous

    • B. 

      Obnoxious

    • C. 

      Fraught

    • D. 

      Inexplicable

  • 18. 
    The Mexican desert tribes were no_______________________; they could run 100 miles in 24 hours!
    • A. 

      Inebriates

    • B. 

      Zeniths

    • C. 

      Ingenious

    • D. 

      Laggards

  • 19. 
    Mark Twain's daughter, Susan, died of this while he was on tour:
    • A. 

      Gunshot

    • B. 

      Viral menengitis

    • C. 

      Car accident

    • D. 

      Steamboat explosion

  • 20. 
    A Haiku is best characterized as: 
    • A. 

      A fixed verse, rhymed couplet invention of the French

    • B. 

      A fourteen line poem with the scheme of abba to open

    • C. 

      A short Japanese form with two comparisons and 17 syllables

    • D. 

      A parody where the King comes out nude and striped