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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Kate say is the only way to fight a lie?
(a) With legal action.
(b) By getting the media on your side.
(c) Not to let it infect people in the first place.
(d) By shouting the truth.

2. What does Mr. Dennis claim Jim and Huck's nudity in the novel suggests?
(a) Innocence and purity.
(b) The author was a social deviant.
(c) A sense of freedom.
(d) Homosexuality.

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

4. What has Barney arranged to meet Karen Salters for?
(a) To return a book.
(b) An interview.
(c) Journalistic advice.
(d) To introduce her to Deirdre Fitzgerald.

5. What does Principal Moore talk to in his office?
(a) A copy of Huckleberry Finn.
(b) His pet turtle.
(c) The school coat of arms.
(d) A photo of John Wayne.

6. At the beginning of Chapter 11, some students object to staying in what sort of class?
(a) A racist class.
(b) An offensive class.
(c) A harmful class.
(d) An oppressive class.

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

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

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

10. What does Barney offer Principal Moore should his article be published?
(a) To step down as editor of the school paper.
(b) To leave his name out of the article.
(c) The chance to speak to the television press.
(d) The opportunity to write a reply.

11. What does Nora feel should never occur?
(a) Parents interfering in the classroom.
(b) Students walking out of class.
(c) Teachers going unchallenged.
(d) Books being put on trial.

12. What are Luke, Barney and Nora doing in the library?
(a) Creating petitions to save "Huckleberry Finn".
(b) Holding a tutoring session.
(c) Researching book bannings in America.
(d) Waiting for the names of the review committee to be released.

13. What does Kate suggest of Barney to hurt his feelings?
(a) That he is a self-hating Jew.
(b) That he is a male chauvenist.
(c) That he is a racist.
(d) That he is a phoney.

14. Why doesn't Steve Turney object to staying in the class?
(a) He thinks that Gordon is handling the situation wrong.
(b) His parents have told him to stay in class.
(c) He hasn't yet decided whether the book is racist or not.
(d) He doesn't find the book to be offensive.

15. What does Reuben Foster state the Board will have a session to review?
(a) Barney's newspaper article.
(b) Additional books from the school library.
(c) Principal Moore's censorship policies in the past.
(d) The terms of Karen Salter's deal with Principal Moore.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which TV program interviews Barney?

2. What does Barney state that no one should have the right to do?

3. Who do Evelyn Kantrow and Stanley Lomax represent on the committee?

4. What does Luke imagine happening to the library?

5. What does Moore commend Barney on?

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