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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 secret does Jim reveal at the end of the book?
(a) That there is more money hidden on the raft.
(b) That Huck's father was the dead man inside the floating house.
(c) That Huck's father shot two of the Grangerfords.
(d) That he is really an African prince and can reward all of them.
2. How did the King obtain the money to get drunk?
(a) He sold Jim as a runaway slave.
(b) He had kept some of the Wilks family's money.
(c) He robbed a house.
(d) He stole from an old woman.
3. Where is Aunt Sally's calico dress in Chapter 42?
(a) It's being worn by Jim.
(b) In the mending basket.
(c) Aunt Sally is wearing it.
(d) One of the slave women is wearing it.
4. Who is the stranger from Hicksville?
(a) Harvey Wilks.
(b) Huckleberry Finn.
(c) Tom Sawyer.
(d) Judge Thatcher.
5. Who is Aunt Sally's sister?
(a) Miss Wilks.
(b) Huck's aunt.
(c) Miss Watson.
(d) Tom's mother.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Huck re-enter the house in Chapter 34?
2. What excuse does Huck give the King for his flight from the cemetery?
3. How does the doctor rate Huck as a liar?
4. For Huck, what is the effect of the farmers' visits and Aunt Sally's questions?
5. What does the Duke threaten to do to the King if he lies again?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what way does each boy's rescue plan for Jim reflect his outlook on life?
2. In what way does the opening paragraph of Chapter 31 foreshadow following events?
3. How has the situation escalated by Chapter 40?
4. How does Huck intend to deal with the problem of the arrival of the real Tom Sawyer?
5. What final absurdity does Tom attempt in Chapter 40?
6. How does Aunt Sally respond to Huck's information about the way the boys entered and exited via the lightning rod?
7. In what way does Huck get more than he's bargained for at the Phelps farm?
8. Comment on Tom's proposed plans to recompense and appease Jim, who has suffered the most from Tom's absurd endeavors.
9. Account for the way the townspeople now view Jim as some sort of lunatic in Chapter 41.
10. When responding Chapter 42, what conclusion is it possible to make concerning a romantic view of the world?
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