Tom Sawyer - Chapters 30-35

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Tom Sawyer - Chapters 30-35 - Quiz

Please answer the provided questions regarding Chapter 30-35 of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When Mr Welshman asks Huck to describe the villains he saw outside the widow’s house, Huck does not give them Injun Joe’s real name. Who does he tell them it was?

    • A.

      Moff Potter

    • B.

      The old deaf and dumb Spaniard

    • C.

      Tom Sawyer

    • D.

      He doesn't know.

    Correct Answer
    B. The old deaf and dumb Spaniard
    Explanation
    Huck tells Mr. Welshman that the villains he saw outside the widow's house were the old deaf and dumb Spaniard.

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  • 2. 

    Who takes care of Huck when he becomes ill?

    • A.

      Aunt Polly

    • B.

      Mrs Thatcher

    • C.

      The Welshman

    • D.

      Widow Douglas

    Correct Answer
    D. Widow Douglas
    Explanation
    When Huck becomes ill, Widow Douglas takes care of him.

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  • 3. 

    What were the first two pieces of evidence found that showed Tom and Becky were in the cave?

    • A.

      “Tom and Becky” on the wall made with candle smoke and a piece of Becky’s ribbon

    • B.

      Cake crumbs

    • C.

      Candles

    • D.

      Dead bats

    Correct Answer
    A. “Tom and Becky” on the wall made with candle smoke and a piece of Becky’s ribbon
    Explanation
    The first two pieces of evidence found that showed Tom and Becky were in the cave are "Tom and Becky" on the wall made with candle smoke and a piece of Becky's ribbon. These pieces of evidence indicate that Tom and Becky had been in the cave and had left behind marks and personal belongings. The "Tom and Becky" inscription suggests that they were there together, while Becky's ribbon confirms her presence in the cave.

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  • 4. 

    Tom and Becky find numerous things written on the cave walls. How are they written?

    • A.

      Paint

    • B.

      Crayons

    • C.

      Mud

    • D.

      In candle smoke

    Correct Answer
    D. In candle smoke
    Explanation
    The answer is "In candle smoke" because when Tom and Becky find things written on the cave walls, it suggests that someone used a candle to write or draw on the walls. The smoke from the candle would leave behind marks or residue on the surface, creating the writings or drawings.

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  • 5. 

    What chases Tom and Becky in the cave?

    • A.

      Injun Joe

    • B.

      Bats

    • C.

      The other children

    • D.

      Ghosts

    Correct Answer
    B. Bats
    Explanation
    In the story, Tom and Becky find themselves lost in a dark cave. As they try to find their way out, they are chased by bats. The bats fly around them, creating a sense of fear and danger. This is supported by the fact that bats are commonly found in caves and are known to be nocturnal creatures. Therefore, it can be concluded that bats are the ones chasing Tom and Becky in the cave.

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  • 6. 

    What do Tom and Becky eat?

    • A.

      Cake

    • B.

      Candy

    • C.

      Nothing

    • D.

      Candles and bats

    Correct Answer
    A. Cake
    Explanation
    Tom and Becky eat cake.

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  • 7. 

    Who does Tom discover in the cave?

    • A.

      Judge Thatcher

    • B.

      Injun Joe

    • C.

      Sid

    • D.

      Huck

    Correct Answer
    B. Injun Joe
    Explanation
    Tom discovers Injun Joe in the cave.

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  • 8. 

    How long were Tom and Becky in the cave?

    • A.

      One day

    • B.

      A week

    • C.

      3 days and nights

    • D.

      One night

    Correct Answer
    C. 3 days and nights
    Explanation
    Tom and Becky were in the cave for 3 days and nights. This suggests that they were trapped in the cave for an extended period of time. The length of their stay indicates that they faced challenges and difficulties while trying to find their way out. It also implies that they had to rely on their resourcefulness and resilience to survive in the cave for such a prolonged duration.

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  • 9. 

    Judge Thatcher has the entrance to the cave sealed. Whom does Tom tell Judge Thatcher that is still in the cave?

    • A.

      Huck

    • B.

      Becky

    • C.

      Injun Joe

    • D.

      Ghosts

    Correct Answer
    C. Injun Joe
    Explanation
    Tom tells Judge Thatcher that Injun Joe is still in the cave. This implies that Injun Joe did not manage to escape before the entrance was sealed.

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  • 10. 

    What had Injun Joe eaten to try to stay alive?

    • A.

      Candles and bats

    • B.

      Cake

    • C.

      Nothing

    • D.

      Charcoal

    Correct Answer
    A. Candles and bats
    Explanation
    Injun Joe had eaten candles and bats to try to stay alive. This suggests that he was in a desperate situation where he had no other sources of food available. Eating candles and bats shows his extreme hunger and willingness to consume anything to survive.

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  • 11. 

    Why does Tom go back in the cave?

    • A.

      He misses the darkness.

    • B.

      To search for bats.

    • C.

      To look at the stream.

    • D.

      To look for Injun Joe’s money

    Correct Answer
    D. To look for Injun Joe’s money
    Explanation
    Tom goes back in the cave to look for Injun Joe's money. This suggests that Tom is motivated by the potential reward of finding the money. It implies that he is willing to face the darkness and potential danger of the cave in order to search for the hidden treasure.

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  • 12. 

    What makes the boys afraid and makes them almost leave without the treasure?

    • A.

      Bats

    • B.

      Thoughts of Injun Joe’s ghost

    • C.

      Injuries from falling

    • D.

      No candles

    Correct Answer
    B. Thoughts of Injun Joe’s ghost
    Explanation
    The boys are afraid and almost leave without the treasure because they are haunted by thoughts of Injun Joe's ghost. Injun Joe was a dangerous and vengeful character, and the boys fear that his ghost may harm them if they stay any longer. This fear is strong enough to make them consider abandoning the treasure and leaving the area.

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  • 13. 

    What did the boys put the money in to carry it out?

    • A.

      Their pockets.

    • B.

      They don't find the money.

    • C.

      Money bags

    • D.

      Rifle case.

    Correct Answer
    C. Money bags
    Explanation
    The boys put the money in money bags to carry it out. This suggests that they had a specific type of bag designed for holding money.

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  • 14. 

    Tom and Huck going to hide the money in the widow’s shed.Who stopped them?

    • A.

      Aunt Polly

    • B.

      Sid

    • C.

      Becky

    • D.

      Mr Jones

    Correct Answer
    D. Mr Jones
    Explanation
    Mr Jones stopped Tom and Huck from hiding the money in the widow's shed.

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  • 15. 

    How much money does Tom and Huck have?

    • A.

      A little over twelve thousand dollars

    • B.

      None. They didn't find the money.

    • C.

      $50 each.

    • D.

      Mr Jones stole the money from them.

    Correct Answer
    A. A little over twelve thousand dollars
    Explanation
    According to the given answer, Tom and Huck have a little over twelve thousand dollars. This implies that they have a significant amount of money, which suggests that they either earned or found this sum. The other options state that they have no money, $50 each, or that Mr. Jones stole the money from them, but these options contradict the given answer. Therefore, the correct answer is that Tom and Huck have a little over twelve thousand dollars.

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  • 16. 

    What two careers did Judge Thatcher think Tom should pursue?

    • A.

      Doctor

    • B.

      Town drunk

    • C.

      Lawyer and soldier

    • D.

      Judge

    Correct Answer
    C. Lawyer and soldier
    Explanation
    Judge Thatcher believed that Tom should pursue a career as a lawyer and a soldier. This suggests that Judge Thatcher saw potential in Tom to excel in both fields. Becoming a lawyer would require intelligence, critical thinking skills, and the ability to argue persuasively, while becoming a soldier would require physical strength, bravery, and a sense of duty. By suggesting these two careers, Judge Thatcher likely recognized Tom's potential in both intellectual and physical pursuits.

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  • 17. 

    Huck stays with the widow three weeks before he runs away.Where did Tom find Huck?

    • A.

      At the bank withdrawing his money

    • B.

      On Jackson's Island

    • C.

      At school

    • D.

      In an empty hogshead

    Correct Answer
    D. In an empty hogshead
    Explanation
    After running away from the widow's house, Tom finds Huck hiding in an empty hogshead. This implies that Huck sought refuge in a large barrel-like container, possibly to hide or sleep. The empty hogshead could have been located in a secluded area or somewhere that Huck believed would provide temporary shelter.

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