Tkmb- Chapters 1-6, 14-15

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  • 1. 
    Which words from pages 2-3 help the reader understand the meaning of the word sweltering?
    • A. 

      A. hotter than

    • B. 

      B. bony mules

    • C. 

      C. stiff collars

    • D. 

      D. soft teacakes

  • 2. 
    What do the closed shutter and doors of the Radley house symbolize? 
    • A. 

      A. Fear of the neighbors

    • B. 

      B. History of crime

    • C. 

      C. Isolation from society

    • D. 

      D. Apathy toward others

  • 3. 
    In Chapter 3, the point of view selected by the author helps the reader understand why______. 
    • A. 

      A. Miss Caroline won't succeed as a teacher

    • B. 

      B. Scout doesn't want to return to school

    • C. 

      C. Atticus insists on Scout's returning to school

    • D. 

      D. The Ewells are a dangerous family

  • 4. 
    A turning point for occurs for Scout when she______ 
    • A. 

      A. convinces Atticus to home school her

    • B. 

      B. learns the meaning of compromise

    • C. 

      C. realizes she is smarter than the other students

    • D. 

      D. Accepts Walter Cunningham as her equal

  • 5. 
    The statement "The back porch was bathed in moonlight, and the shadow, crisp as toast, moved across the porch toward Jem", helps create a mood of_____________
    • A. 

      A. Humor

    • B. 

      B. Confusion

    • C. 

      C. Suspense

    • D. 

      D. Happiness

  • 6. 
    From the description of her school days, the reader can tell that Scout__________ 
    • A. 

      A. likes to learn, but not at school

    • B. 

      B. is not interested in learning

    • C. 

      C. needs her teacher's approval

    • D. 

      D. only learns while at school

  • 7. 
    Which statement form the text best shows that Jem is strong-willed?
    • A. 

      A. "Jem grabbed my pajama collar and held it tight".

    • B. 

      B. "He lay down, and for awhile I heard his cot trembling".

    • C. 

      C. "Jem skipped two steps, put his foot on the porch, heaved himself to it, and teetered a long moment".

    • D. 

      D. "Jem leaped off the porch and galloped towards us".

  • 8. 
    In the following sentence, what does the word ominous mean? "There was a murmur among the group of men, made more ominous when Atticus moved back to the bottom front step and the men drew nearer to him". 
    • A. 

      A. Informal

    • B. 

      B. Intimate

    • C. 

      C. Noticeable

    • D. 

      D. Threatening

  • 9. 
    Atticus answers Scout's question about rape with the legal definition because he_____ 
    • A. 

      A. is not typically comfortable talking to his children

    • B. 

      B. knows she will not fully understand the word's true meaning

    • C. 

      C. doesn't think Scout should question him about the trial

    • D. 

      D. has difficulty explaining legal concepts in simple terms

  • 10. 
     Presenting the confrontation in front of the jail from Scout's point of view helps the reader to understand that Scout________
    • A. 

      A. is unaware of how dangerous the situation is

    • B. 

      B. is afraid of how angry the men have become

    • C. 

      C. sees how well Atticus handles himself in pressure situations

    • D. 

      D. understands how to manipulate an angry crowd

  • 11. 
    When Scout states, "In Maycomb, grown men stood outside in the front yard for only two reasons: death and politics", the reader can tell that_______  
    • A. 

      A. someone has probably passed away

    • B. 

      B. the situation has political implications

    • C. 

      C. the men have come to talk about something serious

    • D. 

      D. the men have gathered to offer Atticus their support

  • 12. 
    A turning point occus in the jailhouse confrontation scene when______ 
    • A. 

      A. Mr. Cunningham reminds Scout that his son is her classmate

    • B. 

      B. Mr. Cunningham squats down and speaks directly to Scout

    • C. 

      C. Scout mentions Mr. Cunningham's entailment

    • D. 

      D. Scout becomes embarrassed and stops talking

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