To Kill a Mockingbird Final Test Study Guide

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In which ways did Walter Cunningham surprise Scout?
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When Jem and Dill start to exclude Scout from activities, with whom does she spend more time?Answer: Miss MaudieWhat do Jem, Dill, and Scout do that causes Mr. Radley to shoot at them?Answer: Dill, Scout, and Jem look into the window of the Radley's house and get caught, so they run and hear a gun shot behind themWhat does Mr. Radley's plugging up the knothole symbolize?Answer: It symbolizes transitioning from the ease of childhood to the responsibilities of adulthoodAtticus knows he will lose his case with Tom Robinson because...Answer: Tom Robinson is African AmericanWhat present does Uncle Jack give Jem and Scout for Christmas?Answer: air rifflesWhen Atticus Finch agrees to defend Tom Robinson, what does Scout hear at school?Answer: She hears that her dad is a n****** lover, and that he protects n******.Which two characters are "outcasts" of the novel, maligned by Maycomb society?Answer: Boo Radley and Tom RobinsonDill's real name is...Answer: Charles Baker HarisWho speaks out in court and is forced to leave the court room?Answer: Link DeasWhat does Bob Ewell use to try to kill the Finch children?Answer: a knifeWhy does Mrs. Dubose require Jem to read to her every day over a month?Answer: Jem used a baton to cut off/ruin all of her flowers.Which character is most like a Mockingbird in the metaphorical sense?Answer: Tom RobinsonWhat does Atticus tell his children is a sin to shoot?Answer: The mockingbird represents a sense of innocence. It merely sings and brings joy to people. (Ex. "Atticus said to Jem one day, 'I'd rather you shoot at tin cans in the back yard, but I know you'll go after birds. Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.')Which two characters' situations/conflicts are parallels in the novel?Answer: Atticus and Scout fight about tradition and Boo Radley and Tom Robinson being rejected.What did Scout hear after rolling into the Radley yard in a tire?Answer: laughterAtticus's role in shooting the rabid dog best foreshadows what future role that he will assume?Answer: being a defender of the truth for the communityHow does Scout react to Alexandra's grandson Francis calling Atticus a "N****** lover"?Answer: She punches him in the face and starts a fight.ESSAY: Tom Robinson is the black field hand accused of rape. Tom is one of the novel's "mockingbirds," an important symbol of innocence destroyed by evil. Link Deas is Tom Robinson's employer. In his willingness to look past race and praise the integrity of Tom's character, Deas epitomizes the opposite of prejudice. What specific actions or words of Link Deas illustrate his strong position on prejudice and racism? Respond using four-five complete sentences. Longer responses acceptable. Give specific examples drawn from the text.Answer: He is the opposite of prejudice- he wasn't going with what people said about african americans, he stood up for them, like tom in the court: "I want the whole lot of you to know one thing right now. That boy's worked for me eight years am' I ain't had a speck o'trouble outa him. Not a speck. Also, stood up for Helen, Tom's wife, chapter 27 pg 248-249 he givers her a job even when he doesn't need the help. " Mr. Link Deas made a job for Helen. He didn;t really need her, byt he said he felt bad about the way thing turned out." He yells at the Ewells for yelling at Helen. "I know every last one of you's in there a-laying on the floor! Now hear me, Bob Ewell: ig I hear one more peep outa my girl Hellen about not bein' able to walk this road I'll have you in jail before sundown!"