Novel: To Kill A Mockingbird Quiz! Knowledge Test

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Novel: To Kill A Mockingbird Quiz! Knowledge Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Scout’s real name?
    • A. 

      Jean Leanne Finch

    • B. 

      Jean Louise Finch

    • C. 

      Jean Scout Finch

    • D. 

      Scout is her real name

  • 2. 
    What relationship does Calpurnia have with the Finch family?
    • A. 

      Mother

    • B. 

      Their cook

    • C. 

      Their slave

    • D. 

      Family friend

  • 3. 
    Why does Dill come to Maycomb?
    • A. 

      To stay with his Aunt Rachel every summer

    • B. 

      To stay with Jem and Scout every summer

    • C. 

      To kill a mockingbird

    • D. 

      To try and make Boo come out

  • 4. 
    Scout differs from the other first graders because
    • A. 

      She likes to fight

    • B. 

      She is really short

    • C. 

      She can read and write

    • D. 

      She is the only girl at school

  • 5. 
    What items do Jem and Scout find in the knothole?
    • A. 

      Chewing gum, pirate heads, soap carvings, a ball of twine, a medal, and pocket watch that doesn't work.

    • B. 

      Chewing gum, Indian heads, soap carvings, a ball of twine, a medal, and a pocket watch that works.

    • C. 

      Chewing gum, Indian heads, soap carvings, a ball of twine, a medal, and a pocket watch that doesn't work.

    • D. 

      Chewing gum, Indian heads, soap, a ball of twine, a medal and a pocket watch that works

  • 6. 
    What new learning system did Miss Caroline introduce to her class?
    • A. 

      The dewey-decimal system

    • B. 

      The reading and writing system

    • C. 

      The children's learning system

    • D. 

      The alphabet system

  • 7. 
    Why does Atticus say “it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird”?
    • A. 

      Because it's illegal to shoot birds in Maycomb.

    • B. 

      Because Atticus is a bird's rights activist.

    • C. 

      Because mockingbirds are endangered like African Americans and shouldn't be killed.

    • D. 

      Because mockingbirds are innocent creatures and Atticus was comparing them to African Americans.

  • 8. 
    Who was it that wanted Atticus to cease teaching Scout to read?
    • A. 

      Mrs Dubose

    • B. 

      Miss Caroline

    • C. 

      Calpurnia

    • D. 

      Miss Maudie

  • 9. 
    What do Jem, Scout, and Dill do in order to stop the Radley gate from squeaking when they snuck into it?
    • A. 

      They spit on it

    • B. 

      They climb over it

    • C. 

      They use oil

    • D. 

      They unhinge the gate

  • 10. 
    What was Tom Robinson accused of?
    • A. 

      Theft

    • B. 

      Illegal drug smuggling

    • C. 

      Murder

    • D. 

      Rape

  • 11. 
    What addiction does Mrs Dubose suffer from?
    • A. 

      Cocaine

    • B. 

      Morphine

    • C. 

      Alcohol

    • D. 

      Gambling

  • 12. 
    And how does Mrs. Dubose try to break free of this said addiction?
    • A. 

      She got Jem to read to her as a distraction.

    • B. 

      She didn't do anything.

    • C. 

      She had her maid, Jessie, cut off her supplies.

    • D. 

      She yelled at Jem and Scout whenever they walked past her house.

  • 13. 
    Scout overhears Atticus and Aunt Alexandra arguing about someone. Who were they arguing over?
    • A. 

      Atticus and how raises Jem and Scout.

    • B. 

      Tom Robinson and how Atticus is defending him.

    • C. 

      Scout and how she wants to move to Meridian with Dill.

    • D. 

      Calpurnia and how they don't need her anymore.

  • 14. 
    What year was the novel set?
    • A. 

      1920s

    • B. 

      1930s

    • C. 

      1940s

    • D. 

      1950s

  • 15. 
    What game do Jem, Scout, and Dill get in trouble from Atticus for playing?
    • A. 

      Playing around the Radley house.

    • B. 

      Acting out the Tom Robinson case.

    • C. 

      Playing with guns.

    • D. 

      Re-enacting Boo Radley stabbing his father.

  • 16. 
    Why does Atticus know that he won’t win Tom Robinson’s case?
    • A. 

      Because people will take Bob Ewell - a white person's word over Tom Robinson's - a black person.

    • B. 

      Because Atticus knew that Tom Robinson was guilty of his charges.

    • C. 

      Because Atticus isn't a very good lawyer.

    • D. 

      Because Bob Ewell's case was very strong and everyone would have believed it.

  • 17. 
    Who is it that gets the mob of people to leave Atticus and Tom at the jail in chapter 15?
    • A. 

      Scout

    • B. 

      Jem

    • C. 

      Boo

    • D. 

      Miss Atkinson

  • 18. 
    Which person could be characterised as the mockingbird of the story?
    • A. 

      Scout

    • B. 

      Tom Robinson

    • C. 

      Atticus

    • D. 

      Boo Radley

  • 19. 
    Who does Scout fight at Christmas and why?
    • A. 

      Aunt Alexandra because she wanted Scout to be more lady-like.

    • B. 

      Uncle Jack because he wanted Scout to stop swearing.

    • C. 

      Francis because he called Atticus a "nigger-lover".

    • D. 

      Dill because he ran away from home.

  • 20. 
    Why would Harper Lee use a young girl as the narrator?
    • A. 

      To show her innocence of the situation.

    • B. 

      She wouldn't understand much about the story at the time, meaning she there wouldn't be biased opinions coming from the narrator.

    • C. 

      To show how she matures as the story progresses and her understanding of her town's situation expands.

    • D. 

      All of the above