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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. What does Moore commend Barney on?
(a) For his balanced presentation of the issues in the school paper.
(b) For his interest in school activities.
(c) For attending the review hearing.
(d) For his perfect score on a test.
2. What does Moore ask Deirdre to do with the library's copies of Huckleberry Finn?
(a) Mail them back to their publisher.
(b) To put them under her desk.
(c) Bring them to his office.
(d) Hide them in a closet.
3. What does Griswold suggest should happen with the book?
(a) The book should only be taught to senior students.
(b) The book should be freely available to students.
(c) The book should be moved from required reading to suggested reading lists.
(d) The book should be removed from the school.
4. What has Barney written for the school paper?
(a) An editorial about Huckleberry Finn.
(b) An interview with Deirdre Fitzgerald.
(c) An investigation of Prinicipal Moore's censorship.
(d) A profile of Principal Moore.
5. What right(s) does Kate feel are being infringed on by having to read "Huckleberry Finn"?
(a) The right to speak freely and demonstrate.
(b) The right to freedom of education.
(c) The right to freedom of choice.
(d) The right to be free from racism and sexism.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Kate say is the only way to fight a lie?
2. What does Nora Baines walk into the library carrying?
3. What does Luke question Barney about in regards to the school paper?
4. What does Karen suggest is the reason Principal Moore wanted the Dickens novel removed?
5. What does Nora say is actually tried when a book is on trial?
Short Essay Questions
1. As they await the release of the names of the review committee members, what do Barney and Luke discuss in reference to the previous year's censorship issues?
2. What does Karen Salters tell Barney about how censorship was carried out in the school library before her departure?
3. What further complaints have been made against "Huckleberry Finn" and by whom have they been made?
4. Why has Karen now decided to take part in Barney's interview and what repercussions does she face by doing so?
5. What is Carl McLean's official complaint against "Huckleberry Finn"?
6. What reasons were given for the decision to ban "Huckleberry Finn" at the school?
7. Describe the setting of the school board meeting.
8. How does Maggie Crowley threaten Principal Moore as he attempts to block Barney's article from being published?
9. What is Reuben Foster doing in his office at the beginning of Chapter 10?
10. Outline Steve Turney's speech in support of "Huckleberry Finn".
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