The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer- Chapter 8

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The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer- Chapter 8 - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Tom and Joe had trouble studying in school but they could memorize the whole book of Robin Hood.  Explain where do you think they learned the most- in or out of school, and what you think the author feels about imagination.  

  • 2. 

    This chapter is mostly about how Tom

    • A.

      Fights with Becky

    • B.

      Plays hookey

    • C.

      Gets sick

    • D.

      Stays after school

    Correct Answer
    B. Plays hookey
    Explanation
    This chapter primarily focuses on Tom's mischievous behavior of playing hookey from school. It explores the consequences and adventures that arise from his decision to skip school. The chapter may delve into the reasons behind Tom's choice to play hookey and the various escapades he engages in while avoiding his responsibilities.

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  • 3. 

    When he ran away, Tom finally decided to be a 

    • A.

      Sailor

    • B.

      Doctor

    • C.

      Pirate

    • D.

      Soldier

    Correct Answer
    C. Pirate
    Explanation
    Tom's decision to become a pirate after running away suggests that he was seeking a life of adventure and rebellion. Pirates are known for their daring exploits, freedom from societal norms, and the thrill of the open sea. This choice implies that Tom wanted to break away from the constraints of his previous life and embrace a more unconventional and exciting path.

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  • 4. 

    Tom thought you could find lost marbles with a

    • A.

      Magnet

    • B.

      Compass

    • C.

      Trained dog

    • D.

      Magic spell

    Correct Answer
    D. Magic spell
  • 5. 

    What did Tom and Joe Harper play?

    • A.

      Cowboys and Indians

    • B.

      Soldiers

    • C.

      Robin Hood

    • D.

      Hide-and-seek

    Correct Answer
    C. Robin Hood
    Explanation
    Tom and Joe Harper played Robin Hood.

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  • 6. 

    You can figure out from this chapter that when Tom played he liked to be

    • A.

      A follower

    • B.

      An observer

    • C.

      A leader

    • D.

      A peacemaker

    Correct Answer
    C. A leader
    Explanation
    Based on the information provided in the chapter, it can be inferred that Tom enjoyed taking charge and being in control when he played. This suggests that he preferred the role of a leader rather than being a follower, observer, or peacemaker.

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  • 7. 

    Tom wanted to run away in order to

    • A.

      Make Becky suffer

    • B.

      Quit school

    • C.

      Support his family

    • D.

      Meet new people

    Correct Answer
    A. Make Becky suffer
    Explanation
    Tom wanted to run away in order to make Becky suffer. This suggests that Tom may have some negative feelings towards Becky and wants to inflict emotional pain on her by leaving. This could be due to a past disagreement or conflict between them. Running away is seen as a way for Tom to exert control and manipulate Becky's emotions, possibly as a form of revenge or punishment.

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  • 8. 

    You can tell from this chapter that Tom's mood was always

    • A.

      Sad

    • B.

      Happy

    • C.

      Changing

    • D.

      The same

    Correct Answer
    C. Changing
    Explanation
    From the information provided in the chapter, it can be inferred that Tom's mood was not consistent but rather fluctuated. The chapter suggests that his mood was not always sad or happy, but rather it varied over time. Therefore, the correct answer is "changing."

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