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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 reason does Tom Robinson give for why he helped out Mayella Ewell periodically in Chapter 19?
(a) He needed money.
(b) He was attracted to her.
(c) He hoped she'd marry him.
(d) He felt sorry for her.
2. What is noted by Atticus when he has Bob Ewell write his name before the court in Chapter 17?
(a) Ewell is blind.
(b) Ewell is left-handed.
(c) Ewell is illiterate.
(d) Ewell is right-handed.
3. Jem and Dill had been heading home from where when they'd encountered Atticus going to the Robinson home, according to Scout in Chapter 25?
(d) Barker's Eddy.
4. What month is it in the beginning of Chapter 24?
5. According to the narrator in Chapter 22, "Court-appointed defenses were usually given to" what latest addition to the bar?
(a) Maxwell Green.
(b) Link Deas.
(c) Bob Ewell.
(d) Dolphus Raymond.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the black attendees of the trial do as Atticus Finch exits the courthouse in Chapter 21?
2. Jem and Scout learn in Chapter 23 that the one juror that wanted to find Tom Robinson innocent was a relative of what family?
3. Scout describes the lament of the bluejay in Chapter 28 as a repetitive sounding of what phrase?
4. What is Mayella Ewell's middle name?
5. Who is Dill sitting next to in the courtroom in Chapter 17?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Miss Maudie attempt to placate Jem, Scout, and Dill after the trial has ended in Chapter 22?
2. What leads to the discovery of Atticus that Scout, Jem, and Dill have been attending the trial in Chapter 21?
3. How does Helen Robinson respond to the news of Tom Robinson's death in Chapter 25? How do the townspeople respond?
4. When the sheriff arrives in Chapter 29, he tells Scout that he believes she was saved by what?
5. How does Scout describe the jury when they return with their verdict in Chapter 21? What is the verdict?
6. How is Mayella Ewell described when she takes the stand in Chapter 18? What does she assert took place on the night in question?
7. What occurs as Scout and Jem are returning home in Chapter 28? How do the children react?
8. How would you describe Tom Robinson's guilt in the crime he is charged with in the trial? Do you think Tom is guilty?
9. How would you describe the mood and tone of Chapter 26. How has the mood of the novel changed after the trial?
10. How would you describe the author's development of tension and suspense throughout the trial in Chapter 17?
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