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To Kill A Mockingbird: Part 1 Study Questions

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This person bakes cakes for the kids and lets them play in her yard.
Miss Maudie
She claims to have seen Boo Radley staring at her through her bedroom window.
Miss Stephanie
She is addicted to morphine, but Atticus proclaims she is the bravest woman he knows.
Mrs. Dubose
She is Scout's grade 1 teacher.
Miss Caroline
His real name is Charles Baker Harris
Dill
He has been coming to the first grade for 3 years now.
Burris Ewell
He is defending Tom Robinson
Atticus
Scout punches him on Christmas.
Cousin Francis
She is a tomboy who loves to read but hates school.
Scout
True or False:
Dill gives Jem and Scout the idea of making Boo Radley come out.
True
True or False:
Scout's first grade teacher is upset because Scout can read and write.
True
True or False:
Nathan Radley fills the tree's knot hole with cement.
True
True or False:
The first time that Scout sees snow, she thinks the world is coming to an end.
True
True or False:
Scout is no longer ashamed of her father after she watches him shoot Tim Johnson.
True
True or False:
When fire destroys her house, Miss Maudie plans to build a larger house.
False - she said her house was too big, an "old cow barn."
True or False:
Scout's father is a judge.
False - he is a lawyer
True or False:
Calpurnia does not like Jem and Scout because they are white.
False
True or False:
Jem loses his pants to Dill in a bet.
False - he loses them on the Radley's fence when he's being shot at.
True or False:
Dill has a close relationship with his parents and loves living at home.
False
True or False:
Scout gets in trouble the first day of school by fighting with Burris Ewell.
False, she gets in a fight with Walter Cunningham
True or False:
Jem is bribed into taking Scout to school the first day.
True
True or False:
Scout spends more time with Miss Maudie because the boys exclude her from their activities.
True
True or False:
Scout is proud to be called a girl.
False
True or False:
Aunt Alexandra has a problem with the way Scout dresses.
True
True or False:
Atticus supports Cal's decisions as the mother figure of the family.
True
"Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win."
Who said it and what was it about?
Atticus said it
About the court case
"There's some folks who don't eat like us, but you ain't called on to contradict'em at the table when they don't. That boy's yo' comp'ny and if he wants to eat up the table cloth you let him, you hear?"
Who said it and to whom?
Calpurnia said it to Scout
"He's one of the Ewells, ma'am."
Who said and when?
One of the older kids in the class said it on the first day of school when Miss Caroline found a cootie in Burris's hair.
"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view - until you climb into his skin and walk around in it."
Who said it and to whom?
Atticus said it to Scout
"Foot-washers think women are a sin by definition." Who said it?
Miss Maudie
"When I went back, they were folded across the fence, like they were expectin' me."
Who said it to whom?
Jem said it to Scout
"The main one is, if I didn't I couldn't hold up my head in town, I couldn't even tell you not to do something again."
Who said it to whom?
Atticus said it to Jem about defending Tom Robinson
"Your father's right. Mockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us to enjoy."
Who said it and for what reason was it said?
Miss Maudie said it about the kids target shooting with their air rifle. Atticus didn't want them shooting mockingbirds because they were innocent - they were allowed to shoot all the blue jays they wanted.
"Atticus is a gentleman, just like me!"
Said by who? After Atticus did what?
Jem said it after Atticus shot Tim Johnson (the dog)
"She said she was going to leave this world beholden to nothing and nobody" and "She was the bravest person I ever knew."
These were said by who after the death of who?
Said by Atticus after Mrs. Dubose died.