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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who breaks the rules of the game?
(a) Joe, by smashing the tick
(b) Tom, by playing with the tick during Joe's turn
(c) Tom, by letting the tick out the window
(d) Joe, by dropping the tick on the floor

2. What does the stranger do through the window while Tom stands outside his house?
(a) clenches his fist
(b) yells at Tom
(c) throws rocks
(d) makes faces

3. Why does Tom decide to run away?
(a) Aunt Polly won't stop giving him medicines.
(b) Becky scorns him when she comes back to school.
(c) Tom is failing in school and will be held back.
(d) He is afraid Huck will break their pact.

4. Where does Tom sneak off to during the night on the island?
(a) Aunt Polly's house
(b) Joe's house
(c) the schoolhouse
(d) the town hall

5. What does Sid do that Tom gets blamed for?
(a) Sid lets the cat out.
(b) Sid eats all the dessert.
(c) Sid breaks the sugar bowl.
(d) Sid hides the napkins.

Short Answer Questions

1. What serves as a field for their tick game?

2. What game does Tom play with Joe Harper?

3. What do Tom and Huck take as an omen that they will die?

4. What wakes Tom the next morning?

5. What does the preacher do at the funeral service?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Tom trick Aunt Polly so that he can escape?

2. What is Tom dissatisfied with by the end of the Sunday service?

3. What does Huck caution Tom about when speaking of the dead?

4. How does Tom get shooed away from Jeff Thatcher's house?

5. What has Mary earned in Sunday School, and what did she have to do to earn it?

6. Where do Tom and Huck agree to meet next?

7. What are the boys' reactions to realizing that the townspeople think they're dead?

8. What is Tom and Joe's plan to run away?

9. What mistake does Tom make that gives away to Polly that he played hooky?

10. How does Tom trick other boys into doing his work for him?

(see the answer keys)

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