To kill a mockingbird quiz help?


5.
Part B.

In chapter 1, what line from the quote below supports this inference?

“He never spoke to us. When he passed we would look at the ground and say, "Good morning, sir," and he would cough in reply. But there came a day when Atticus told us he'd wear us out if we made any noise in the yard and commissioned Calpurnia to serve in his absence if she heard a sound out of us. Mr. Radley was dying. "There goes the meanest man ever God blew breath into," murmured Calpurnia, and she spat meditatively into the yard. We looked at her in surprise, for Calpurnia rarely commented on the ways of white people.”

A.
“He never spoke to us. When he passed we would look at the ground and say, "Good morning, sir," and he would cough in reply.”
B.
“there came a day when Atticus told us he'd wear us out if we made any noise in the yard”
C.
“The neighborhood thought when Mr. Radley went under Boo would come out.”
D.
"There goes the meanest man ever God blew breath into,"

6.
Part A. Why does Atticus admire Mrs. Dubose?

A.
Because she is committed to racial equality
B.
Because she is beautiful
C.
Because she has courage
D.
Because she is a proud Confederate

7.
Part B. Which sentence from the text demonstrates Atticus’s feelings towards Mrs. Dubose?

A.
“A lovelier lady than our mother never lived.”
B.
“She was very old; she spent most of each day in bed and the rest of it in a wheelchair.”
C.
“It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.”
D.
“They don’t have much, but they get along on it.”

8.
Which sentence below describes how the novel portrays the Ewells?

A.
The Ewell family is well liked by the people of Maycomb. They show respect and honesty to all.
B.
The Ewell family has the same morals and values as the Finch’s.
C.
The Ewell family represents ignorance and lack of respect towards others and demonstrates highly discriminating attitudes.
D.
A family of both black and white people.

9.
Part A. Atticus' role in shooting the rabid dog best foreshadows what future role the he will assume?

A.
None of the above
B.
His role as being a defender of the truth for the entire community.
C.
His role in putting down the mob that wants to lynch Tom Robinson.
D.
His status as a single father to Scout and Jem.

10.
Part B. Refer to Part A: What sentence below supports the theme?

A.
He is not an animal person and wants to protect the town from crazed dogs.
B.
Atticus feels he is the most suitable candidate to run for town mayor.
C.
Atticus doesn’t care about the town of Maycomb and how they felt about him shooting the dog.
D.
Once he decides that a given course of action is right, he perseveres regardless of threats or criticisms.

11.
A unique facet of the Atticus-Scout relationship is that:

A.
they share a common vision of humanity.
B.
he will accept criticism from her.
C.
he never talks down to her.
D.
they share a disliking of Calpurnia.

12.
What characteristics of the children are revealed through the Boo Radley game?

A.
confident and creative
B.
lack of empathy and compassion
C.
compassionate towards others
D.
light-hearted and sphisticated

13.
In chapter 10, Atticus tells his children that “it's a sin to kill a mockingbird”. What is the reason behind his meaning?

A.
PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) will be notified and the children will be punished.
B.
Boo Radley will come out of his house if he hears gun shots.
C.
All they do is make music. They do not cause trouble and should be left alone.
D.
Mrs. Calpurnia loves mockingbirds and would be said if the children killed them.

14.
Which character from the novel symbolizes a “mockingbird”?

A.
Boo Radley
B.
Jem
C.
Atticus
D.
Miss. Maudie

15.
How does a “mockingbird” relate to a theme from the story?

A.
Bravery- facing the danger of killing the rabid dog.
B.
Racism- differences between black people and white people.
C.
Purity- all they do is sing beautifully and live peacefully.
D.
Education- Atticus takes great pride in instilling a powerful sense in his children.

16.
In chapter 11, Atticus states the following “. . . before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience." What inference can you make from this meaning?

A.
Atticus must face the truth about Tom Robinson’s court trial before he can defend him.
B.
Atticus understood that a man’s integrity was his most important quality, the foundation upon which his honor and the trust of others was built.
C.
Atticus realizes racism in Maycomb is bigger than he had imagined.
D.
Atticus must choose between good and evil in order to truly live with himself after the Robinson trial.

17.
What motivated Jem to touch the Radley’s house?

A.
Obedience: Dill told him to do it and he complied.
B.
Peer pressure: he didn’t want to back down from a dare.
C.
Curiosity: to see what would happen.
D.
Bragging rights: he could boast afterwards.

18.
When the narrator uses irony, she means something different from what she says. Francis tells Scout that he got just what he asked for – for Christmas. What does Scout really mean when she says that “Francis had requested a pair of knee-pants, a red leather booksack, five shirts, and an untied bow tie”?

A.
That in fact he didn’t get any of these items at all – because his parents are poor.
B.
That in fact he got exactly what he had requested.
C.
That in fact he lied about what he got.
D.
That in fact he didn’t ask for those items: these practical items were his parents’ idea.

19.
Part A. In chapter 14, why does Aunt Alexandra think Atticus should dismiss Calpurnia?

A.
Calpurnia is stealing from Atticus.
B.
Calpurnia is getting too old to care for the children.
C.
Aunt Alexandra is taking the children out of Maycomb.
D.
Aunt Alexandra is moving in, Calpurnia is no longer needed to care for the children.

20.
Part B. How does Atticus respond to the suggestion?

A.
Atticus dismisses Aunt Alexandra’s request.
B.
He suggest Calpurnia move in with Dill’s family.
C.
He agrees with Aunt Alexandra that Calpurnia should leave.
D.
Atticus tells Aunt Alexandra that she is no longer welcomed to come live with the family.

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Asked Dec 12, 2014

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