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TKM Quiz 7-12 (Questions Only)
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Quote: He had promised he would wear me out if he ever heard of me fightin' any more. I was far too old and too big for such childish things, and the sooner I learned to hold in, the better off everybody would be.
Quote: I wouldn't care if he couldn't do anything...I wouldn't care if he couldn't do a blessed thing.
Quote: I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do.
Quote: One has to behave like a sunbeam; you were born good but have grown progressively worse every year.
Quote: I told you you'd live to regret tearing up my camellias. You regret it now, don't you?
Quote: You're not going to change any of them by talkin' right. They've got to want to change themselves, and when they don't want to learn there's nothing you can do but keep your mouth shut or speak their language.
Quote: He can do plenty of things...He can make somebody's will so airtight you can't break it.
Quote: Who does Atticus tell the following to? "When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness' sake. But don't make a production of it. Children are children, but they can spot an evasion quicker than adults, and evasion simply muddles them."
What was bizarre about the night Jem went back to get his pants?
They folded up over the fence and sown back up.
When Scout and Jem began finding things in the knothole on a regular basis, their FIRST reaction was to.
it was someones hiding place
The fact that Jem is growing older and wiser most closely ties into which theme.
coming of age
The reader can figure out the story is in the 1930s in this part of the book because
it took firemen a long time to get there
When Miss Maudie's house burns down, she shows her true character by
During the fire, a blanket mysteriously shows up on Scout's shoulders. After all the commotion is over, Atticus says "looks like all of Maycomb was out tonight," which infers who is responsible for the blanket?
Why does Atticus agree to defend Tom Robinson, a black man accused of raping a white woman?
to keep up his reputation on not judging anyone in the town
Why do Scout and Jem have "mixed feelings" about Christmas?.
good side is uncle jack and the tree
bad side aunt Alexandra and Francis.
How does Scout attempt to get out of going to school?
She fakes being sick and tries to get worm and saying she learned bad words at school
Who is Francis Hancock?
he is aunt alexandra's grandson who comes to finch landing every year for christmas
What does Scout teach Uncle Jack about parenting?
that he needs to let both sides of the story be told before acting on it
Why does Scout want to fight Cecil Jacobs?
because he calls atticus a black defender
What does Atticus tell Scout is the best way to fight?
with her head
What are the "bitter things" Atticus is referring to with his statement "But remember this, no matter how bitter things get, they're still our friends and this is still our home."
According to Miss Maudie, why is it a sin to kill a mockingbird?
they do nothing bad but sing for us to enjoy
What single event occurs to change Scout and Jem's view of their father as a feeble man?
when he shoots the dog
How does Atticus feel about his abilities?
it is a god given talent but never wants to use it unless he has to
How do Jem and Scout differ in their opinion of their father after their discovery of his talent?
How is Jem punished for what he does to Mrs. Dubose's bushes?
he has to read to her everyday for a month
What does the reader learn about Mrs. Dubose's condition?
she is in bad shape
According to Atticus, Mrs. Dubose is what?
addicted to morphine
How do people at Calpurnia's church treat Jem and Scout (overall)?
they are friendly to them
What is Atticus' explanation to Scout about the use of the N word?
T/F - Many black people did not know their actual birthday.
T/F - Many in the black community dress sloppy and smell like they haven't bathed in days.
T/F - The people at Cal's church put people on the spot if they are absent from church too often.
T/F - Most black people cannot read.
T/F - Nobody really sings at Cal's church because they are horrible at it.
T/F - If somebody is in need in the black community, then everybody is expected to help out.
T/F - Black people age well because they do not get as many wrinkles.
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