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What is the source of the fortune that Judge Thatcher is keeping in trust for Huck?

A robber's stash that Huck and Tom found in a cave

At the end of the novel, which character informs the others that Jim is actually a free man?


What symbolizes bad luck to Huck and Jim?

A shed snakeskin

Which Wilks sister is initially suspicious of Huck?


How does Huck know that Pap has returned to St. Petersburg?

He sees Pap's boot print in the snow

What is the name of the wrecked steamboat on which Huck and Jim encounter the robbers?

The Walter Scott

What is Jim's initial destination when he and Huck start downriver?

The Ohio River

Where does Huck hide the Wilks family gold?

In Peter Wilks's coffin

Down which river do Huck and Jim travel?

The Mississippi

What event sets off the final gunfight between the Shepherdsons and the Grangerfords?

Sophia Grangerford's elopement with a Shepherdson

How do Huck and Jim initially acquire the raft?

They find it during a flood.

What does the "witch pie" that Huck and Tom bake for Jim contain?

A rope ladder

How do the duke and the dauphin dress Jim so that he can stay on the raft without being tied up?

As a sick Arab

What is the name of the town where Huck, Jim, and Tom live at the novel's opening?

St. Petersburg

Why does Jim run away from Miss Watson's?

She is planning to sell him, which would separate him from his family.

What charm does Jim wear around his neck that he says cures sickness?

A five-cent piece

Which of the following is the primary influence on Tom Sawyer?

Adventure novels

"Temperance" refers to the movement designed to abolish which of the following?

Drinking alcohol

What kind of animal does Huck kill as part of the plot to fake his own death?

A pig

Who finally tells Huck that Pap is dead?


Which of the following characters gets shot in Jim's final "escape"?


Where does Huck go after Sherburn disperses the lynch mob?

To the circus

What is Mark Twain's real name?

Samuel Clemens

How does Tom travel to the Phelps farm?

By steamboat

Where does Huck intend to go at the novel's end?

The West

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first published in:


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn can best be described as:

a social commentary

Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer each received ________ dollars when they found money that the robbers had hidden in the cave:

6,000 dollars

Huck's Pap returns because he:

wants Huck's money

When Jim first sees Huck Finn on the island, he thinks Huck:

is a ghost

Jim runs away from Miss Watson because:

she is planning to sell him to a slave trader who will take him to New Orleans

Tom Sawyer has the other boys form a band of:


Huck escapes to Jackson Island and discovers that:

Jim is there

Mark Twain's approach to the issue of racism in Huckleberry Finn is that:

he sarcastically denounces it

The river best serves as a symbol of what?


The river provides what?

transportation, food, money, and goods

Jim is...

superstitious, motherly, hard-working

The narrator of the story is:


Huck assumes what identities?

George Peters, Sarah Williams, Tom Sawyer

Three main symbols are the:

river, money, raft

Jim is what during the course of the novel?

a runaway slave, a free man, Huck's friend

When is greed present in the novel?

Pa's return, Jim's financial investments, The selling of Jim back into slavery

Huck pretends to be _______ when he is caught pretending to be a girl:

an escaped apprentice

The Dauphin represents what historical character?

the son of the King of France

The central conflict of the novel is:

Huck Finn's internal struggle to come to terms with himself and society

The Duke and the Dauphin are primarily:


With whom does Huck start to fall in love in the novel?

Mary Jane Wilks

From which family do the Duke and the Dauphin try to steal the inheritance?

The Wilks

Which paradox is inherent in Huck Finn's character?

he has a realistic approach to life but is superstitious

At the beginning of the novel, why does Huck quit Tom Sawyer's gang?

The gang's adventures are imaginary.

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