Jasper Jones Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Craig Silvey
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Three.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What reason did Cooke give for his crimes?
(a) He had a bad family.
(b) He was bullied.
(c) He was lonely.
(d) He wanted to hurt someone.

2. As they walk out of the woods at the end of Chapter One, how does Charlie feel about Jasper?
(a) As thought he must be guilty.
(b) As though Jasper will turn himself in.
(c) As though he could murder Charlie, too.
(d) As though they are allies.

3. What punishment does Charlie's mother give him for sneaking off and his disrespect in Chapter Three?
(a) She makes him dig a hole and then fill it back in.
(b) She allows his father to handle all the problems.
(c) She sends him to his room and takes away his books.
(d) She refuses to allow him to see Eliza anymore.

4. Why is Jeffrey grounded in Chapter Three?
(a) Chairman Wow repeated his curses.
(b) He missed curfew.
(c) He left the neighborhood without permission.
(d) His mother is tired of his insubordination.

5. What famous Pudd'nhead Wilson quote resonates with Charlie?
(a) “As to the adjective: when in doubt, strike it out.”
(b) "Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.”
(c) "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear--not absence of fear."
(d) “When ill luck begins, it does not come in sprinkles, but in showers.”

Short Answer Questions

1. When Silvey references past works of literature, he is using what literary device?

2. What is similar about Charlie's return home in Chapter Three to what happened when he returned Eliza home?

3. Who is the mythical boogeyman of the town?

4. What topic do Jeffrey and Charlie NOT tease each other about in Chapter Two?

5. How does the cricket coach handle the bullying toward Jeffrey?

(see the answer key)

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