The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer- Chapter 3

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The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer- Chapter 3 - Quiz

The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer is an awesome read which takes your imagination to the Mississippi river. Chapter 3 of this book is what is tested in this quiz. Take it and enjoy the recap.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Both Tom and Sid stole some sugar, but Sid let Tom take the blame both times.  How is Sid's character different from Toms?

  • 2. 

    This chapter tells how Tom's imagination worked when he felt bad.  Do you think people often feel the way Tom did?  Explain your answer.

  • 3. 

    This chapter is mostly about

    • A.

      Aunt Polly's injustice

    • B.

      Sid's dishonesty and tricks

    • C.

      Tom's love and sorrow

    • D.

      Tom's war games

    Correct Answer
    C. Tom's love and sorrow
    Explanation
    This chapter focuses primarily on Tom's emotions and experiences, specifically his feelings of love and sorrow. It explores his romantic feelings towards Becky Thatcher and his deep sadness over the death of his friend, Joe Harper. The chapter delves into Tom's emotional journey and how these emotions shape his actions and decisions throughout the story.

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  • 4. 

    Tom got even with Sid for

    • A.

      Stealing his apple

    • B.

      Breaking the sugar bowl

    • C.

      Not whitewashing

    • D.

      Telling about the black thread

    Correct Answer
    D. Telling about the black thread
    Explanation
    Tom got even with Sid for telling about the black thread. This implies that Sid did something that Tom considered to be a betrayal or a breach of trust. By "getting even," Tom sought revenge or retribution for Sid's actions regarding the black thread. It suggests that Tom wanted to teach Sid a lesson or make him suffer in some way for his actions.

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  • 5. 

    Tom went to the village square to

    • A.

      Go to school

    • B.

      Play war

    • C.

      Meet the new girl

    • D.

      Go to the post office

    Correct Answer
    B. Play war
  • 6. 

    Who was Amy Lawrence?

    • A.

      Tom's old girlfriend

    • B.

      Tom's cousin

    • C.

      Tom's new girlfriend

    • D.

      Tom's Sunday School teacher

    Correct Answer
    A. Tom's old girlfriend
    Explanation
    Amy Lawrence was Tom's old girlfriend. This can be inferred from the question which asks about who Amy Lawrence was to Tom. The options provided include Tom's cousin, Tom's new girlfriend, and Tom's Sunday School teacher, but only "Tom's old girlfriend" accurately describes their relationship.

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  • 7. 

    What did Tom do to attract the new girl's attention?

    • A.

      Wrote a letter

    • B.

      Asked her for a date

    • C.

      Gave her a flower

    • D.

      Showed off

    Correct Answer
    D. Showed off
    Explanation
    Tom attracted the new girl's attention by showing off. This means that he tried to impress her by displaying his skills, talents, or possessions. Showing off is often done to gain attention and admiration from others, and in this case, Tom used this tactic to catch the girl's eye.

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  • 8. 

    Who broke the sugar bowl?

    • A.

      Sid

    • B.

      Tom

    • C.

      Mary

    • D.

      Aunt Polly

    Correct Answer
    A. Sid
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sid because in the given options, Sid is the only person mentioned who could have broken the sugar bowl. The question does not provide any additional information or context, so we can assume that the answer is based on prior knowledge or a specific reference to a story or situation where Sid is known to have broken the sugar bowl.

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  • 9. 

    When the author refers to Tom's "pleasant sufferings," he means that Tom

    • A.

      Tried to cheers up

    • B.

      Liked to hurt others

    • C.

      Enjoyed feeling sorry for himself

    • D.

      Made everyone laugh

    Correct Answer
    C. Enjoyed feeling sorry for himself
    Explanation
    The author refers to Tom's "pleasant sufferings" to imply that Tom enjoyed feeling sorry for himself. This suggests that Tom derived some kind of satisfaction or pleasure from wallowing in his own self-pity.

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  • 10. 

    The author probably feels that Tom's sorrow was

    • A.

      Slightly funny

    • B.

      Tragic

    • C.

      Unending

    • D.

      Unbearable

    Correct Answer
    A. Slightly funny
    Explanation
    The author probably feels that Tom's sorrow was slightly funny because the word "slightly" indicates a small degree of amusement or humor. This suggests that the author may find some amusement in Tom's sorrow, possibly because it is not as intense or overwhelming as it could be. However, without further context, it is difficult to determine the exact reasons behind the author's perception.

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