Novel Trivia: To Kill A Mockingbird Test! Quiz

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Novel Trivia: To Kill A Mockingbird Test! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The narrator of the story is _____.
    • A. 

      Jem

    • B. 

      Boo

    • C. 

      Scout

  • 2. 
    The first chapter focuses on telling stories. This primarily serves to:
    • A. 

      Make the story appealing to a younger audience

    • B. 

      Mimic the random thoughts in Scout's mind

    • C. 

      Tie each of the individual characters to their family and history

  • 3. 
    Scout and Jem are how old when the novel begins?
    • A. 

      9 and 13

    • B. 

      6 and 10

    • C. 

      8 and 12

  • 4. 
    What is the reason for the author's choice of a young narrator?
    • A. 

      To allow the narrator to mature as the story progresses

    • B. 

      To allow the story to be presented by someone who cannot take an active role

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Superstition causes the children to be afraid of which family's house?
    • A. 

      Radley

    • B. 

      Finch

    • C. 

      Robinson

  • 6. 
    How much time do the Ewell children spend in school?
    • A. 

      Through the sixth grade

    • B. 

      The first day of every school year

    • C. 

      Through high school

  • 7. 
    The Ewell family is
    • A. 

      A family of both black and white people

    • B. 

      One of the poorest, least educated families in Maycomb

    • C. 

      Highly respected in town

  • 8. 
    What items to Scout and Jem take from the knot-hole in one of the oak trees in the Radley's front yard?
    • A. 

      Pennies

    • B. 

      Gum

    • C. 

      Both Gum and Pennies

  • 9. 
    What activity do Dill, Scout and Jem frequently like to play with respect to the Radley family?
    • A. 

      They all pretend to be various members of the Radley family and act out the stabbing scene

    • B. 

      They all run into the Radley yard and touch the house before fleeing

    • C. 

      They all role tires into the yard

  • 10. 
    When Jem and Dill start to exclude Scout from their activities, with whom does she spend more time?
    • A. 

      Atticus

    • B. 

      Calpurnia

    • C. 

      Maudie Atkinson

  • 11. 
    What do Jem, Dill and Scout do that causes Mr. Radley to shoot at them?
    • A. 

      He catches them stealing money that has been hidden in a tree in his yard

    • B. 

      They sneak into the Radley yard and try to peak into a window

    • C. 

      Jem accidentally hits the Radley house while practicing with his new gun

  • 12. 
    Which two characters are the "outcasts" of the novel, hated by Maycomb society?
    • A. 

      Boo Radley and Tom Robinson

    • B. 

      Boo Radley and Maudie Atkinson

    • C. 

      Calpurnia and Aunt Alexandra

  • 13. 
    After Atticus Finch agrees to defend Tom Robinson, what does Scout hear at school?
    • A. 

      Atticus is "an immigrant"

    • B. 

      Atticus is "a coward"

    • C. 

      Atticus is "a n______ lover"

  • 14. 
    For Christmas, Jem and Scout receive what presents while staying with their Uncle Jack?
    • A. 

      Puppies

    • B. 

      Air rifles

    • C. 

      Pennies

  • 15. 
    Why does Atticus know that he will lose his case with Tom Robinson?
    • A. 

      Because it is the word of a black man against a white man, and the jury will listen to the white man

    • B. 

      Because Tom actually committed the rape, and everyone in the town knows it

    • C. 

      Because the judge is biased/racist

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