Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Comprehension Test!

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Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Comprehension Test! - Quiz

Have you read Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This comprehension test is designed to check your understanding of the book " Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." With this quiz, try to access your comprehension of the book. Mark only one answer for multiple-choice questions. There are true/false and multiple-choice questions. Let's see how well you score! You can play this quiz with your friends for a healthy competition! All the very best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Widow Douglas’s sister is _____.

    • A.

      Miss Watson

    • B.

      Miss Phelps

    • C.

      Tom Sawyer's mother

    • D.

      Jim's mother

    Correct Answer
    A. Miss Watson
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Miss Watson. The question is asking about the sister of the Widow Douglas, and the correct answer is Miss Watson.

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  • 2. 

    Tom Sawyer signals Huck by _____.

    • A.

      Curling his voice to sound like cat

    • B.

      Knocking on Huck’s door

    • C.

      Screaming like a woman

    • D.

      Setting a tree on fire

    Correct Answer
    A. Curling his voice to sound like cat
    Explanation
    Tom Sawyer signals Huck by curling his voice to sound like a cat. This means that Tom imitates the sound of a cat using his voice in order to communicate with Huck. This method of signaling is likely effective because it is distinct and easily recognizable, allowing Huck to identify Tom's signal and respond accordingly.

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  • 3. 

    What joke does Huck play on Jim?

    • A.

      Huck hides a dead rattlesnake in Jim's bed

    • B.

      Huck dresses up in a witch's costume and scares Jim

    • C.

      Huck kills a rat and uses the blood to pretend that he is dead

    • D.

      Huck tells his mother that Jim is harassing him

    Correct Answer
    A. Huck hides a dead rattlesnake in Jim's bed
    Explanation
    Huck plays a joke on Jim by hiding a dead rattlesnake in his bed. This prank is meant to scare or startle Jim when he discovers the snake.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of the boys who associate with Tom Sawyer?

    • A.

      Tom Sawyer’s Gang

    • B.

      The Adventurers

    • C.

      Tom Sawyer’s Group

    • D.

      The Fighters

    Correct Answer
    A. Tom Sawyer’s Gang
    Explanation
    Tom Sawyer's Gang is the correct answer because in Mark Twain's novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," Tom forms a group with his friends, including Joe Harper and Huckleberry Finn, and they call themselves "Tom Sawyer's Gang." They engage in various adventures and mischief together throughout the story. Therefore, "Tom Sawyer's Gang" is the name of the boys who associate with Tom Sawyer.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following does Tom Sawyer’s Gang insist must be done if they are to be revered as robbers?

    • A.

      They must kill Huck Finn

    • B.

      They must write their names in blood

    • C.

      They must hold people ransom

    • D.

      They cannot kill Huck, so they must kill his relative, Miss Watson

    Correct Answer
    C. They must hold people ransom
    Explanation
    Tom Sawyer's Gang insists that in order to be revered as robbers, they must hold people ransom. This means that they believe in the traditional notion of being robbers, which involves taking hostages and demanding money or other valuable items in exchange for their release. This requirement highlights their desire to mimic the actions of notorious criminals and gain a reputation as fearsome robbers within their community.

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  • 6. 

    When Huck returns from being with Tom Sawyer’s Gang, why does Miss Watson yell at him?

    • A.

      It is ungodly for a boy like Huck to be a murderer

    • B.

      She is angry that Huck has dirtied his clothes

    • C.

      She thought he had run away

    • D.

      Huck was so busy with Tom Sawyer's Gang that he missed the Sunday School picnic

    Correct Answer
    B. She is angry that Huck has dirtied his clothes
    Explanation
    Miss Watson yells at Huck because she is angry that he has dirtied his clothes. This suggests that she values cleanliness and proper appearance, and is upset that Huck has not taken care of himself. This incident may also reflect Miss Watson's attempt to instill societal norms and expectations in Huck, as she wants him to conform to the standards of cleanliness and propriety.

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  • 7. 

    Why does Huck think that prayer doesn’t work?

    • A.

      He once prayed that he would receive fish hooks but he did not receive them.

    • B.

      Huck never liked attending church because of its "many rules".

    • C.

      His father thinks that prayer is foolery.

    • D.

      Huck was bullied at a Sunday school picnic, and has loathed church ever since.

    Correct Answer
    A. He once prayed that he would receive fish hooks but he did not receive them.
    Explanation
    Huck believes that prayer doesn't work because he prayed for fish hooks but did not receive them. This experience likely made him question the effectiveness of prayer and led him to doubt its efficacy.

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  • 8. 

    Why does Tom Sawyer’s robbery group disband?

    • A.

      Though they planned to rob people, they robbed no one

    • B.

      They robbed a school picnic and feel guilty

    • C.

      Tom Sawyer has to leave the area and cannot continue to rule the gang

    • D.

      Tom Sawyer is scared because Huck Finn almost reported the man in the black mask

    Correct Answer
    A. Though they planned to rob people, they robbed no one
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that Tom Sawyer's robbery group disbands because they planned to rob people but ended up robbing no one. This implies that their criminal activities were unsuccessful and they were unable to achieve their goals.

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  • 9. 

    Why does Huck leave his money with Judge Thatcher?

    • A.

      He no longer wants the money

    • B.

      He has seen a boot imprint in the snow

    • C.

      He is scared that Miss Watson may not be as innocent as she seems

    • D.

      He is hiding from his mother

    Correct Answer
    B. He has seen a boot imprint in the snow
    Explanation
    Huck leaves his money with Judge Thatcher because he has seen a boot imprint in the snow. This suggests that someone is looking for him, possibly his abusive father or someone else who may try to take his money. By leaving the money with Judge Thatcher, Huck is ensuring its safety and protecting himself from potential harm or theft.

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  • 10. 

    Who tells Huck that Jim is a free man?

    • A.

      Sid

    • B.

      Tom Sawyer

    • C.

      Miss Watson

    • D.

      Clara, Huck's long lost great aunt

    Correct Answer
    B. Tom Sawyer
    Explanation
    In Mark Twain's novel "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," Tom Sawyer is the one who tells Huck that Jim is a free man. Tom comes up with a plan to free Jim from captivity, and he reveals the truth to Huck during their adventurous journey. Tom's revelation surprises Huck, as he had believed that Jim was still a slave. This moment marks a turning point in Huck's understanding of slavery and his growing friendship with Jim.

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  • 11. 

    What is the name of the boat where Huck and Jim encounter the robbers?

    • A.

      The Walter Scott

    • B.

      The Mississippi Queen

    • C.

      The Maystream

    • D.

      The Godspeed Detelle

    Correct Answer
    A. The Walter Scott
    Explanation
    In Mark Twain's novel "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," the boat where Huck and Jim encounter the robbers is named The Walter Scott. This boat plays a significant role in the story as it is where Huck and Jim witness the robbers plotting their crimes. The name of the boat is a reference to the real-life steamboat named "The Walter Scott," which was a popular tourist attraction on the Mississippi River during the time the novel is set.

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  • 12. 

    What charm does Jim think is the cure for any sickness?

    • A.

      A bracelet

    • B.

      A necklace

    • C.

      A five-cent piece

    • D.

      A hairball

    Correct Answer
    C. A five-cent piece
    Explanation
    Jim believes that a five-cent piece is the cure for any sickness. This suggests that he may have superstitious beliefs or a cultural belief that the coin possesses healing powers. It is also possible that he believes in the power of positive thinking and believes that carrying a five-cent piece brings good luck and wards off sickness. Overall, Jim's belief in the curative properties of a five-cent piece is likely based on personal beliefs or cultural superstitions.

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  • 13. 

    After Sherburn disperses the lynch mob, Huck goes to _____.

    • A.

      His house

    • B.

      The marching band

    • C.

      The circus

    • D.

      The rabbits

    Correct Answer
    C. The circus
    Explanation
    After Sherburn disperses the lynch mob, Huck goes to the circus. This suggests that Huck seeks entertainment and distraction from the tense and dangerous situation he just witnessed. The circus provides a temporary escape from reality and allows Huck to immerse himself in a world of excitement and wonder. Additionally, the circus may symbolize freedom and adventure for Huck, as he often yearns for a life free from societal constraints.

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  • 14. 

    Jim's daughter has a physical impairment. She is _____.

    • A.

      Paralyzed

    • B.

      Under a spell

    • C.

      Deaf

    • D.

      In a coma

    Correct Answer
    C. Deaf
    Explanation
    Jim's daughter has a physical impairment, which means there is a problem with her body that affects her ability to function normally. The correct answer, "deaf," indicates that she has a hearing impairment and is unable to hear. This suggests that her physical impairment specifically affects her ability to perceive sound.

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  • 15. 

    _____ runs away from Miss Watson because he does not want to be sold.

    • A.

      Huck

    • B.

      Tom Sawyer

    • C.

      Ralph

    • D.

      Jim

    Correct Answer
    D. Jim
    Explanation
    Jim runs away from Miss Watson because he does not want to be sold. In Mark Twain's novel, "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," Jim is a slave who escapes in order to seek his freedom. He fears being separated from his family and sold to another owner, so he takes the risk of running away. Huck, Tom Sawyer, and Ralph are not mentioned in relation to this specific event in the story.

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  • 16. 

    _____ scoffs at the idea of African Americans gaining the right to vote.  

    • A.

      Sid Sawyer

    • B.

      Pap

    • C.

      Huck Finn

    • D.

      Miss Watson

    Correct Answer
    B. Pap
    Explanation
    Pap is the correct answer because he is portrayed as a racist character in Mark Twain's novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Throughout the book, Pap consistently expresses his disdain for African Americans and believes that they should not have the right to vote. This is evident in his derogatory language and discriminatory behavior towards Jim, a runaway slave.

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  • 17. 

    Huck and Jim travel down the  _____ river.

    • A.

      Mississippi

    • B.

      Missouri

    • C.

      Delaware

    • D.

      Ohio

    Correct Answer
    A. Mississippi
    Explanation
    Huck and Jim travel down the Mississippi river.

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  • 18. 

    How do Huck and Jim acquire the raft?

    • A.

      They steal it from a wealthy landowner

    • B.

      They build it from wood

    • C.

      They find it during a flood

    • D.

      They take it from some robbers.

    Correct Answer
    C. They find it during a flood
    Explanation
    Huck and Jim acquire the raft during a flood. This suggests that the raft was not originally theirs, but rather it was found abandoned or washed away during the flood. This implies that they did not steal it or build it themselves, but rather stumbled upon it by chance.

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  • 19. 

    _____ likes adventure novels.

    • A.

      Tom Sawyer

    • B.

      Jim

    • C.

      Pap

    • D.

      The Widow Douglas

    Correct Answer
    A. Tom Sawyer
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that someone, who is not mentioned in the question, likes adventure novels. The name "Tom Sawyer" is provided as one of the options, implying that he is the one who likes adventure novels.

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  • 20. 

    Huck kills a _____ as part of the plot to fake his own death.

    • A.

      Rabbit

    • B.

      Snake

    • C.

      Pig

    • D.

      Deer

    Correct Answer
    C. Pig
    Explanation
    In the plot to fake his own death, Huck kills a pig. This is likely because pigs are commonly used for food and their large size would make it believable that Huck had been killed. Additionally, pigs can be easily manipulated and controlled, making it easier for Huck to stage the scene and make it appear as though he had met a tragic end.

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