To Kill a Mockingbird Exam
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The author of To Kill a Mockingbird
What is this story?
Who is the narrator?
A person who models value
What does Atticus represent?
What is Atticus's job?
His arm is broken and deformed
What is wrong with Jem in the beginning?
Dill is based on who?
Quirky, he's a schemer and he was very creative
Who is the fur trapping apothecary from Cornwall?
Where was Simon's homestead?
Jack Finch and he's a doctor
What is Atticus's brother's name and what is his job
Maycomb is the fictional name for what city?
Who is president at this time?
Who said " the only thing you have to fear is fear itself"?
Charles Baker Harris
What is Dill's real name?
Jeremy Atticus Finch
What is Jem's real name?
Where is Dill from?
Adjust just treehouse and run through a list of drama
What did Dill, Scout and Jem do for fun?
He did nothing
What does "he bought cotton" mean?
What is Mr. Radley's first name?
Who is the town gossip?
He stabbed his father's leg with scissors
What's the myth that Stephanie Crawford made about Boo Radley?
What is the Maycomb Tribune?
Hazy and cloudy
Where did Boo's brother live?
Who did Calpurnia say was the meanest man?
What's Boo's older brother's name?
Scout invited a Cunningham boy over to eat dinner and he uses a lot of syrup and Scout calls him out on it. Calpurnia fuses because he's their guest
Why does Calpurnia get mad at Scout at the dinner table early in the book?
Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose
Who's declared the meanest woman in Maycomb?
2 pieces of wrapped chewing gum, Indian head pennies, a ball of twine, two carved soap figures, a spelling medal, and a pocket watch
What do the kid's find in the tree throughout the story?
She can read and write
Why does Mrs. Caroline have a problem with Scout?
A place that can be found on a lonesome road. If you walk on it, you wont go to Heaven
Calpurnia is black but she can read and write
What makes Calpurnia special?
They are from 1906 to 1900
What are the Indian pennies dates?
The Great Depression
What is the setting of this story?
He caused her to be in trouble
Why did Scout beat up Walter Cunningham?
Authorities bent rules for them because of their home life
Why didn't the Ewell's have to attend school?
Who looks like a peppermint drop?
If Scout goes to school, Atticus will continue to do what?
Who had cooties?
What did Scout hear when she rolled into the Radley's yard?
Who wore a straw hat and men's coveralls?
Spit in your hand
How to seal a deal?
They were the last two people to be hung in Maycomb County Jail
What happened to Atticus's first two clients?
They were playing strip poker
What is the fib that Dill told about Jem losing his pants?
What does Miss Maudie like to do instead of staying in her house?
She gets to stay at school later
According to Scout, what was the only good thing about second grade?
When Jem goes back, his pants are folded and sewed
What secret does Jem share regarding losing his pants?
He enjoys learning about the Egyptian period
What subject does Jem particularly like studying when he reaches sixth grade?
Nathan Radley plugged the hole with cement
What stopped the gifts in the knothole?
Mr. Avery blames the kids behaviors
Who does Mr. Avery blame for the change in weather?
It started snowing
What unusual event happened that caused the children to stay home from school?
Like home is the snowman first made to look?
Miss Maudie's home
What caught on fire?
To keep out of the way
Why does Atticus send the children in front of the Radley house to watch the fire?
Mr. Avery helps Miss Maudie move furniture
What does Mr. Avery do which redeems him as a character?
They had a blanket
What makes Atticus think that the children did not stay put?
Jem was afraid Boo would be harmed by Nathan for giving them a blanket and he didn't want to go to he Radley place
Why does Jem suddenly reveal all that has happened to them?
She hated her "old cow barn"
Miss Maudie is not upset about the fire. Why?
Scout fights with Cecil Jacobs because he said that her father defense ******s
Why does scout fight with Cecil Jacobs?
It's a common word
What reason does Atticus give for not using the N word?
The Tom Robinson case
What case is Atticus trying?
Does Atticus believe he'll win the case?
The kids met up with uncle Jack Finch every Christmas eve
Who's arrival was one of the good things about Christmas?
Alexandra and Jimmy produced Henry, who then left home quickly, married and produced Francis
Francis and aunt Alexandra are related how?
He doesn't want her to get in trouble and he doesn't like what Francis said
Uncle Jack protects scout. How?
She believes he can't do anything
Scout has a complaint about Atticus, what is it?
He wants scout to hear his discussion with Jack
Atticus does not tell scout to go to bed earlier when he is talking with Jack. Why?
Mockingbirds are signs of innocence
Atticus believes that it is a sin to kill a Mockingbird. Why?
A dog that has rabies that belongs to a bus driver
Identify Tim Johnson
It is a mad dog and they usually come out around August
Why is the incident with rabies unusual in February?
Shot Tim Johnson with one shot and killed him
Atticus does something that flabbergasts the kids. What?
One shot finch
What is Atticus's nickname at the landing?
A busybody who knows everything and is critical to everyone
What does the term neighborhood scold mean?
Identify a neighborhood scold
He used Scout's baton to destroy the flowers
What did Jem use to destroy Mrs. DuBose's flowers?
Jem has to go over to her house and apologize, pick up the mess, and read it to her for a month
As a result, what does Jem have to do?
And alarm signals that it is time for her to take her morphine. Each day it goes off later and later because she is trying to break her addiction
What signals that the kids are free to leave her house?
She has seizures from her addiction
Describe Mrs. Dubose's fits.
She says that he should've pulled them up by the roots
What does Mrs. Dubose say that Jem should've done to get rid of her flowers?
She chooses to take the pain instead of taking morphine to stop her fits
Atticus deems Mrs. Dubose a courageous person. Why?
A box with a camellia and he gets upset
Mrs. Dubose leaves Jem something. What is it? And how did he act?
Atticus was called to the state legislative
Calpurnia is babysitting the children. Why?
A woman who confronts Calpurnia for bringing white children to the First Purchase Church
Calpurnia's oldest son, a garbage collector and a church singer
They can't read
The blacks are lin there hymns. What does this mean?
$10. For Tom Robinson's wife.
Reverend Sykes is attempting raise how much money? Why?
For whom is this money?
He shuts the doors so no one can leave
What does reverend Sykes do to assure he has the amount of money he wants?
She talks different at church than she does at home
The children feel that Calpurnia leads a double life, why?
The first seven chapters are concerned with Boo. Chapters 8 through 11 serve as a transition; aunt Alexandra's family is told in detail, Atticus's talent is revealed in Jem's march into adulthood begins with the death of Mrs. Dubose
Why might Harper Lee have picked chapter 11 as the end of the first part of the book?
Uncle Jimmy is very quiet
Why does Scout feel it wouldn't make much of a difference if I uncle Jimmy had come with Aunt Alexandra?'
Cousin Joshua was arrested
What had cousin Joshua done?
Alexandra is very strict, traditional ideas of how society works
Describe aunt Alexandra
Atticus talks with the kids about new ideals and growing up and being run of the mill people
Atticus goes to talk with the children about what subject that scout feels he doesn't really want to discuss. What is it?
They fought weather Calpurnia should work there anymore because she was an African-American
Atticus and Alexandra argue about a story Scout relates about Calpurnia. What is the story?
Jim referred to himself as a grown folk and Scout got mad then Jem threatened to spank her
Scout and Jem fight. Why?
Scout thinks a snake is under her bed
What does Scout think is under her bed?
When he tells Atticus that Dill had run from home and was hiding in their house
Jem breaks the remaining code of childhood. How?
He gets Scout to fill him up with food and cornbread
Atticus demonstrates sympathy for Dill. How does he show this?
His new father disliked him
Dill ran away from Meridian. Why?
He says that they should order one from an island
Dill suggests that he and Scout get a baby. From where does he suggest they do this?
He has a good imagination
Deal has certain qualities that would serve him well as a writer. Describe these qualities
Has Tom ever been in trouble with the law before?
To give people a reason why he lived the way he does
Why does Mr. Raymond pretend to drink?
He unbuttoned his vest and collar and loosened his tie and took his coat off. He began to sweat
What did Atticus do in public that scout had never seen him do?
That institution, gentleman, is a court
According to Atticus, what one way are all men created equal?
Who wrote the note that Calpurnia gave to Atticus?
They can return to the trial after dinner
What is the agreement Atticus makes with the children regarding the trial?
They all stand
How do you know the blacks think highly of Atticus after the trial?
Send them a myriad of food
What do the blacks do for Atticus the next day?
Dill decides to pursue a certain occupation. What is it?
Bob Ewell spat in Atticus's face and threatened to kill him even if it took the rest of his life
What happened to Atticus that prompts Miss Rachel to tell Dill to stay at home and say there's danger a' commin?
He wished that he wouldn't chew tobacco
What was the only thing Atticus said about his encounter with Mr. Ewell?
A white man takes advantage of a black man
What kind of person does Atticus call trash?
Alexandra wants the kids to live up to the Finch name
Aunt Alexandra talks about something which causes Scout to cry. What is it?
-people like Finches and their neighbors
-people like the Cunningham's in the woods
-people like the Ewell's in the dump
According to Jem what are four kinds of people in Macomb?
A non-Christian group in Africa who are said to live in squalor's and being converted thanks to the efforts of Grimes Everett
Identify the Mrunas
Keeping in their feelings about Mr. Robinson's death and went to their tea party as if nothing happened
How do you aunt Alexandra and miss Maudie show courage?
Proud of her
At the end of chapter 24, what is Scout's reaction to aunt Alexandra?
She is about to kill a roly-poly
What is Scout about to do which upsets Jem?
They ran into Atticus as they started home from swimming
How were Dill and Jem able to go to Tom's house with Atticus?
They fought over how they treated their black servants; miss Maudie is fed up with Merriweather's hypocrisy
What battle is going on between Mrs. Grace Merriwether and Miss Maudie?
How did Helen Robinson react when she saw Atticus?
The senseless slaughter of songbirds
To what does Mr. Underwood compare Tom's death?
How does Miss Gates react to the grit paper?
Cecil Jacobs brings up something that prompts Miss Gates to discuss democracy. What is it?
Kitchen knife and a switchblade
Describe the two knives that Mr. Tate had
She managed to unzip it, also the costume helped her to not get cut by the knife
What assumption does Mr. Tate make about Scout's costume and the shiny line on the back of it?
Because the ground is always cooler under trees
How did Scout know when she was by a tree?
They all were gone
Why didn't neighbors hear Scouts' call for help?
At first, who did Atticus believe killed Mr. Ewell?
An inscription on a building, statue or coin
What is an epigraph?
Lawyers, I suppose, were once children
What is the epigraph in this book?
Compassion literally means "to suffer together." Among emotion researchers, it is defined as the feeling that arises when you are confronted with another's suffering and feel motivated to relieve that suffering
What is human compassion?
To be a southern lady is not necessary to be successful but to carry your misfortunes with race
What is a southern lady?
Strong, gentle, beautiful, charming, mannerly, charismatic, romantic, delicate, fragile, lady like, tough, loving, powerful
Some characteristics of a southern lady are?
Who says that the trial will be like a Roman carnival and doesn't go?
The balcony with reverend Sykes
Where do the children sit to watch the trial?
What hand does Bob Ewell write with?
Who does Mayella say she's afraid of?