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  1. To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee

  2. 1. The narrator of the story is • Dill • Scout • Jem • Boo

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  5. 2. The first chapter focuses on telling stories. This primarily serves to: • Mimic the random thoughts in Scout's mind • Tie each of the individual characters to their family and history • Lengthen the novel • Make the story appealing to a younger audience

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  8. 3. Scout and Jem are how old when the novel begins? (respectively) • 5 and 8 • 6 and 10 • 8 and 12 • 9 and 13

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  11. 4. What is the reason for the author's choice of a young narrator? • To remove moral bias from the story • To allow the story to be presented by someone who cannot take an active role • To allow the narrator to mature as the story progresses • All of the above

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  14. 5. Superstition causes the children to be afraid of which family's house? • Finch • Robinson • Radley • Harris

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  17. 6. Scout is unusual for a first grader because • She is taller than all the other children • She can read and write • She speaks a foreign language • She can outrun all the boys

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  20. 7. The school setting in the second chapter allows Lee to • Show the general disrespect that children have for authority • Blame the education system for the incidents which follow in the novel • Introduce the reader to the various families, as well as their peculiarities, in Maycomb county • Denounce the segregation of blacks and whites

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  23. 8. How much time do the Ewell children spend in school? • Through the sixth grade • None • Through college • The first day of every school year

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  26. 9. The Ewell family is • Highly respected in town • Supportive of equal rights for all races • One of the poorest, least educated families in Maycomb • A family of both black and white people

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  29. 10. Walter Cunningham surprises Scout in which of the following ways? • He pours molasses onto his food • He failed to pass first grade due to his having to leave to work on the farm • He discusses farming in a very mature way with Atticus • All of the above

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  32. 11. What items to Scout and Jem take from the knot-hole in one of the oak trees in the Radley's front yard? • Both Gum and Pennies • Pennies • Gum • None of the above

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  35. 12. What activity do Dill, Scout and Jem frequently like to play with respect to the Radley family? • They all run into the Radley yard and touch the house before fleeing • They all role tires into the yard • They all pretend to be various members of the Radley family and act out the stabbing scene • None of the above

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  38. 13. When Jem and Dill start to exclude Scout from their activities, with whom does she spend more time? • Atticus • Maudie Atkinson • Boo Radley • Calpurnia

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  41. 14. What do Jem, Dill and Scout do that causes Mr. Radley to shoot at them? • They sneak into the Radley yard and try to peak into a window • He catches them once again play-acting Boo Radley stabbing his father • Jem accidentally hits the Radley house while practicing with his new gun • He catches them stealing money that has been hidden in a tree in his yard

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  44. 15. Mr. Radley's plugging up the knot-hole best symbolizes which of the following? • The futile attempt to prolong life by patching up deadly wounds • The sealing off of generosity • The loss of childhood pleasures and the transition to adulthood responsibilities • The withdrawal of Boo Radley from society forever

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  47. 16. Which two characters are the "outcasts" of the novel, maligned by Maycomb society? • Jem and Scout • Calpurnia and Aunt Alexandra • Boo Radley and Maudie Atkinson • Boo Radley and Tom Robinson

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  50. 17. After Atticus Finch agrees to defend Tom Robinson, what does Scout hear at school? • Atticus is "an immigrant" • Atticus is "a nigger lover" • Atticus is "a coward" • Atticus is "a racist"