To Kill A Mockingbird Diagnostic Quiz

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To Kill A Mockingbird Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test your familiarity with the textual details of the novel.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When Atticus explains to Scout that: 'an agreement reached by mutual concessions', he is talking about
    • A. 

      Prejudice

    • B. 

      Justice

    • C. 

      Compromise

    • D. 

      Tolerance

  • 2. 
    Which is NOT part of the description of Boo Radley as recounted by Jem? 
    • A. 

      Boo is six-and-a-half feet tall

    • B. 

      Boo feeds on raw squirrels and cats

    • C. 

      Boo drools most of the time

    • D. 

      Boo has a long scar across his chest

  • 3. 
    Aunt Alexandra is preoccupied with
    • A. 

      Justice and decency

    • B. 

      Heredity and manners

    • C. 

      Money and power

    • D. 

      Beauty and brains

  • 4. 
    Who, among the following, is NOT an Ewell?
    • A. 

      Walter

    • B. 

      Burris

    • C. 

      Mayella

    • D. 

      Bob

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a superstition about the Radley Place that can be found in the novel?
    • A. 

      Radley pecans would kill you

    • B. 

      A baseball hit into the Radley yard was a lost ball and no questions asked

    • C. 

      A Negro would not pass the Radley Place at night, he would cut across to the sidewalk opposite and whistle as he walked

    • D. 

      A white man would cross himself three times if a Radley pecan fell into his backyard

  • 6. 
    Who had Atticus covered with a double-barrelled shotgun outside the Maycomb jail?
    • A. 

      Mr Heck Tate

    • B. 

      Mr Dolphus Raymond

    • C. 

      Mr Braxton Underwood

    • D. 

      Mr Link Deas

  • 7. 
    The courtroom is so crowded for Tom Robinson's trial that the children are forced to
    • A. 

      Look through a window

    • B. 

      Sit at the coloured balcony

    • C. 

      Return home and listen to the radio

    • D. 

      Sit with Atticus in the front

  • 8. 
    Who, among the following, could NOT be considered a Southern belle?
    • A. 

      Rose Aylmer

    • B. 

      Aunt Alexandra

    • C. 

      Stephanie Crawford

    • D. 

      Grace Merriweather

  • 9. 
    Following the jury's verdict, as Atticus wearily walks down the center aisle,
    • A. 

      The whites turn their backs to him as a show of their disapproval

    • B. 

      Bob Ewell spits in his face

    • C. 

      The blacks stand in quiet respect

    • D. 

      He unbuttoned his collar, loosened his tie, and took off his coat

  • 10. 
    Who showed little compassion for Tom Robinson during the trial?
    • A. 

      Reverend Sykes

    • B. 

      Mr. Dolphus Raymond

    • C. 

      Mr. Gilmer

    • D. 

      Mr. Braxton Underwood

  • 11. 
    'First Purchase African M. E.' is the name of a
  • 12. 
    What is Atticus' dangerous question?