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To Kill a Mockingbird
Part One Quiz
Chapters 1-11
MATCHING for each of the following characters, write the letter of
the best description next to the name on the line provided.
_____1. Scout

A. Poor, but proud

_____2. Burris Ewell

B. Jean Louise Finch

_____3. Miss Maudie

C. Breaks morphine addiction

_____4. Boo Radley

D. Hostile, dirty and ignorant

_____5. Walter Cunningham

E. Fair and caring cook

_____6. Jem

F. Wise, understanding friend to the Finch

family
_____7. Miss Caroline

G. Scary guy down the street

_____8. Aunt Alexandra

H. Jeremy Atticus Finch

_____9. Calpurnia

J. Scouts teacher

_____10. Mrs. Dubose

K. Stern and traditional in her

beliefs

MULTIPLE CHOICE For each statement, write the best answer on the
line provided.
_____11. To Kill a Mockingbird was set during
A. 1970s
B. World War II
C. Civil Rights Movement
D. Great Depression
_____12. To Kill a Mockingbird was released and became popular during
A. 1970s

B. World War II
C. Civil Rights Movement
D. Great Depression
_____13. To Kill a Mockingbird mainly takes place in
A. Meridian, Mississippi
B. Maycomb, Alabama
C. Scottsboro, Arkansas
D. Finchs Landing
_____14. A major goal the children share during summers is to
A. See as many movies as is humanly possible
B. Make Boo Radley come out
C. Collect the secret tree gifts
D. Win at strip poker
_____15. Scout gets in trouble her first day of school because
A. She reads and writes
B. She corrects the teachers social mistake
C. She makes fun of Walter Cunningham
D. All of the above
_____16. Scout is lectured by Calpurnia because of
A. Her criticism of a houseguests eating habits
B. Her constant arguing with her brother
C. Her emotional outburst during breakfast
D. All of the above
_____17. The student who has cooties and calls the teacher a slut is
A. Scout
B. Dill
C. Burris
D. Walter
_____18. In the knothole, the children find
A. Some old pennies
B. Some carved soap dolls
C. A broken pocket watch
D. All of the above
_____19. This person fills the knothole with cement
A. Arthur Radley
B. Nathan Radley
C. Calpurnia
D. Atticus
_____20. When Scout, Dill and Jem attempt to look into the back
window of the Radley house one night

A.
B.
C.
D.

A gunshot is fired at Scout


Jem loses his pants
Jem breaks the porch step
None of the above

_____21. Tim Johnson is


A. The defendant in a rape trial
B. A rabid dog
C. A client of Atticus
D. Atticus brother
_____22. It is a
A.
B.
C.
D.

sin to kill a mockingbird because


They are sacred birds
They cannot be eaten
They only make beautiful songs
All of the above

_____23. Jem is punished because he ruins Mrs. Duboses


A. Camellias
B. Rose bushes
C. Tulips
D. All of the above
_____24. Jems
A.
B.
C.
D.

key punishment is
To read to Mrs. Dubose daily
To replant Mrs. Duboses flowers
To clean Mrs. Duboses house
All of the above

_____25. Some of the mysterious encounters the children have with


Boo include
A. Sewn and folded pants
B. A blanket
C. A tire
D. All of the above
QUOTES Explain WHAT EACH OF THE FOLLOWING QUOTES mean and
WHY THEY ARE SIGNIFICANT TO THE STORY, this means that each
quote should have TWO parts to it!!! The name of the person speaking
the quote is in parentheses.
26-30. Its when you know youre licked before you begin but you
begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win,
but sometimes you do. Mrs. Dubose won, all ninety-eight pounds of
her. (Atticus)
Meaning:

Importance:

31-35. I hope and pray I can get Jem and Scout through it without
bitterness, and most of all, without catching Maycombs usual
disease. (Atticus)
Meaning:

Importance:
36-40. Walter Cunningham was sitting there lying his head off. He
didnt forget his lunch, he didnt have anyThe Cunninghams never
took anything they cant pay back. (Scout)
Meaning:

Importance:

41-45. You never really understand a person until you consider things
from his point of view until you climb into his skin and walk around in
it. (Atticus)
Meaning:

Importance:

46-50. Inside the house lived a malevolent phantom. People said he


existed, but Jem and I had never seen him. People said he went out at
night when the moon was down, and peeped in windows. When
peoples azaleas froze in a cold snap, it was because he had breathed
on them. Any stealthy small crimes committed in Maycomb were his
work. (Scout)

Meaning:

Importance: