Review For To Kill A Mockingbird Quiz: Chapters 12 – 17

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Review for To Kill a Mockingbird Quiz: Chapters 12 – 17


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sandra was always cautious; therefore, she was especially _______ of the risks involved in playing the stock market.  
    • A. 

      Chary

    • B. 

      Oblivious

    • C. 

      Fanatical

    • D. 

      Tactful

  • 2. 
    Even though Kent's parents were very poor and his family lived in _____, he was able to come to school each day surprisingly clean. In fact, he was a model student, who was always respectful and did his best - despite his circumstances.
    • A. 

      Torment

    • B. 

      Umbrage

    • C. 

      Squalor

    • D. 

      Tact

  • 3. 
    Dill desperately wants to make Boo Radley e __ e __ __ __, despite the fact that no one has seen him come out of his house in years.
  • 4. 
    E __ __ __ __ s __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ refers something associated with a church.
  • 5. 
    The following is an example of what literary device? "Ladies bathed before noon, after their three-o’clock naps, and by nightfall were like soft teacakes with frostings of sweat and sweet talcum."
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    _____ characterization is when the author tells the reader about the character, and _____ characterization is when the reader must use clues that the author has left in order to learn details about the character.
    • A. 

      Direct; indirect

    • B. 

      Indirect; direct

  • 7. 
    When a person is being t __ __ t __ __ __, he or she is considerate when dealing with others.
  • 8. 
    To a __ __ i __ __ means to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true.
  • 9. 
    To e __ __ r __ __ __ means to draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort.
  • 10. 
    Zeebo is
    • A. 

      The garbage collector.

    • B. 

      Calpurnia's son.

    • C. 

      One of the few people in the church who can read.

    • D. 

      A character who welcomes the children the church.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Reverend __ __ __ __ __ collects money.
  • 12. 
    He wants to collect
    • A. 

      $5.

    • B. 

      $10.

    • C. 

      $20.

    • D. 

      $50.

  • 13. 
    The money he is collecting is for __ __ __ __ __ Robinson, Tom's wife.
  • 14. 
    The children notice that Calpurnia speaks two different ways. Why?
    • A. 

      It reflects the two societies (or worlds) of which she is a part.

    • B. 

      She doesn't want to "put on airs."

    • C. 

      She wants to speak so the children understand her.

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A, B, and C.

  • 15. 
    C__ __ __ __ n __ __ __ __ __ __ is something given as payment or reparation.
  • 16. 
    A __ __ __ __ __ s __ __ __ __ __ is when you agree to do something that you don't really want to do.
  • 17. 
    What literary device is when inanimate objects or abstractions are endowed with human qualities or are represented as possessing human form?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 18. 
    He would not ______ to help those who he preceived as socially below him, so when he lost his job and home, he was surprised at how many people went out of their way to assist him.
    • A. 

      Antagonize

    • B. 

      Acquire

    • C. 

      Encumber

    • D. 

      Condescend

  • 19. 
    If you were to a__ __ __  g __ __ __ __ __ someone, you would probably make him/her angry.
  • 20. 
    P __ __ __ __ c __ __ __ __ __ __ __ means the absorption of attention or intellect.
  • 21. 
    Dill runs away because
    • A. 

      His father dies.

    • B. 

      He feels neglected by his parents.

    • C. 

      He misses Maycomb.

    • D. 

      He wants to be there for the trial.

  • 22. 
    What is Scout's definition of "fine folks"?
    • A. 

      "Most people have both good and bad qualities. The important thing is to appreciate the good qualities and understand the bad qualities by treating others with sympathy and trying to see life from their perspective."

    • B. 

      "Everyone should be treated the same, no matter what family they are from."

    • C. 

      "People who did the best they could with the sense they had" were "fine folks."

    • D. 

      "The longer a family had been squatting on one patch of land the finer it was."

  • 23. 
    What is Aunt Alexandra's definition of "fine folks"?
    • A. 

      "Most people have both good and bad qualities. The important thing is to appreciate the good qualities and understand the bad qualities by treating others with sympathy and trying to see life from their perspective."

    • B. 

      "Everyone should be treated the same, no matter what family they are from."

    • C. 

      "People who did the best they could with the sense they had" were "fine folks."

    • D. 

      "The longer a family had been squatting on one patch of land the finer it was."

  • 24. 
    For twelve years, Noah Pickens endured incredible ____ at the hands of his school peers just because he they caught him picking his nose in kindergarten. He was, henceforth, known as "Nose Pickens."
    • A. 

      Preoccupation

    • B. 

      Acquiescence

    • C. 

      Squalor

    • D. 

      Torment

  • 25. 
    To come into the possession of something is to a __ __ __ __ r __   it.
  • 26. 
    If you envy something someone else has, you b __ __ r __ __ __ __ him/her of it.
  • 27. 
    If you are completely unaware of something, you are o __ __ __ v __ __ __ __ of it.
  • 28. 
    This word would describe someone who is subject to quick or frequent change, especially in appearance.
    • A. 

      Infallible

    • B. 

      Encumbered

    • C. 

      Venerable

    • D. 

      Chameleon

  • 29. 
    His report about the sucess of their new invention directly _____  what his partner had said the day before - that it was an utter failure.
    • A. 

      Contradicted

    • B. 

      Encumbered

    • C. 

      Extracted

    • D. 

      Acquired

  • 30. 
    D __ __ __ __ __ __     R __ __ __ __ __ __  allegedly drinks from a Coca Cola bottle spiked with whiskey.