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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Kate say she would like to see debate Carl McLean?
(a) Nora.
(b) Barney.
(c) Maggie Crowley.
(d) Deirdre.

2. What is Reuben Foster doing at the beginning of Chapter 10?
(a) Composing a letter to Deirdre Fitzgerald.
(b) Speaking with Carl McLean.
(c) Reading through "Huckleberry Finn".
(d) Role-playing conversations.

3. What are Reuben Fosters personal feelings for Principal Moore?
(a) Foster distrusts Principal Moore.
(b) Foster thinks Principal Moore is funny.
(c) Foster dislikes Principal Moore.
(d) Foster respects Principal Moore.

4. What does Moore ask Deirdre to do with the library's copies of Huckleberry Finn?
(a) Bring them to his office.
(b) To put them under her desk.
(c) Mail them back to their publisher.
(d) Hide them in a closet.

5. At the end of the chapter, what does Barney proclaim is now a personal issue for him?
(a) Racism.
(b) The First Amendment.
(c) The "Huckleberry Finn" controversy.
(d) The running of the school paper.

6. What book containing rape, slavery and murder did Karen complain about to Moore?
(a) The Holy Bible.
(b) War and Peace.
(c) The Grapes of Wrath.
(d) Gone with the Wind.

7. What does Nora Baines walk into the library carrying?
(a) A cup of coffee.
(b) A stack of test papers.
(c) A copy of Huckleberry Finn.
(d) The written complaint from Carl McLean.

8. Who is Reuben Foster?
(a) A representative from The American Civil Liberties Union.
(b) A newspaper reporter.
(c) A teacher at George Mason High School.
(d) The head of the School Board.

9. What does Barney's father say often comes of those who avoid the issues when pressed for details?
(a) They get away with murder.
(b) They must fit it easy to get through life.
(c) They often find themselves under further scrutiny.
(d) They probably have nothing to hide.

10. What advice does Karen give Barney on his article?
(a) To stay objective.
(b) To cite his sources.
(c) To be repectful.
(d) To write it strongly and accurately.

11. What organization has also filed a complaint against the book?
(a) The Organization for Educational Morality.
(b) Christians for American Schools.
(c) Parents for Moral Schools.
(d) The American Education League.

12. Who argues with Principal Moore about the publishing of the Salters Interview at the beginning of Chapter 14?
(a) Barney and Maggie.
(b) Deirdre Fitzgerald.
(c) Carl McLean.
(d) Kate.

13. Who recants their original vote to ban Huckleberry Finn in a newspaper editorial?
(a) Carl McLean.
(b) Sandy Wicks.
(c) Reuben Foster.
(d) Matthew Griswold.

14. What does Barney say will happen when his story is published?
(a) Principal Moore will be fired.
(b) The "Huckleberry Finn" issue will be quickly settled.
(c) Karen Salter will be a heroine.
(d) He will be expelled from school.

15. What does Barney suggest Gordon should do in discussions about Huckleberry Finn?
(a) Gordon should raise his voice.
(b) Gordon should excuse himself.
(c) Gordon should keep his opinions to himself.
(d) Gordon should speak out.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Principal Moore say the school will look if the article is published?

2. What does the committee decide of Huckleberry Finn?

3. What does Kate believe educational institutions should guide students on?

4. What does Luke question Barney about in regards to the school paper?

5. Luke's comment that they should just take Huck out and shoot him is seen as proof of what by Carl McLean?

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