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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 38.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What convinces the ferry captain to investigate the sinking ship?
(a) The possibility of valuable salvage.
(b) Huck's story of a good financial reward.
(c) The opportunity for glory in catching murderers.
(d) Huck's harrowing story of women and children in peril..
2. What kind of enterprise does the Phelps family have?
(a) A cotton plantation.
(b) A chicken farm.
(c) They run cattle.
(d) A hog farm.
3. How does Jim react when he first sees Huck in Chapter 8?
(a) He's angry and afraid of being discovered.
(b) He's frightened as he genuinely believes Huck is a ghost.
(c) He thinks Huck is the Devil and is desperately afraid.
(d) He's relieved and happy Huck is alive.
4. What falls out of Uncle Silas's hat?
(a) A rat.
(b) A shingle nail.
(c) Some of his hair.
(d) A spoon.
5. In Chapter 35, what does Tom instruct Huck to do?
(a) Leave the back door open.
(b) Steal some food.
(c) Steal a knife.
(d) Steal three knives.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the problem with Jim keeping a journal?
2. Why is Aunt Sally cross in Chapter 37?
3. Where does Huck go to cook his supper in Chapter 8?
4. What was Peter Wilks's occupation?
5. Why are Huck and Jim unable to land the catfish they caught?
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