Here you have it – 50 multiple choice questions to help you study for Monday’s test.  These were generated by you, my grade 10 students!  Don’t forget to prepare a list of quotations to help you with the paragraph topic (Is Atticus a Good Father?).  Also, don’t forget to study your vocabulary.  HAPPY STUDYING!

How old was Jem when he broke his arm?

  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13

What is Dill’s real name?

  • Dylan Harris
  • Dillie Harris
  • Charles Harris
  • Chuck Harris

Miss Stephanie Crawford is

  • cheerful
  • mean
  • nosy
  • quiet

Why didn’t Walter take the quarter?

  • He did not trust Miss Caroline
  • He did not like Miss Caroline
  • He could not pay it back
  • He needed more money

Who is the youngest of the children?

  • Scout
  • Dill
  • Jem
  • Boo

What event helped solidify the friendship between Jem, Scout and Dill

  • Swimming at the county swimming hole
  • Reenacting movies in Atticus’ front lawn
  • Reenacting life events in the school yard
  • Eating cake at Miss Maudie’s

Why was Scout punished at school?

  • For being able to read
  • For talking back
  • For explaining Walter’s situation
  • For explaining the Ewell’s situation

Why do the Ewells only go to school on the first day?

  • To mock school administration
  • To abide by the law
  • Because they think it is amusing
  • Because they are forced to

Where is Dill from?

  • California
  • Alabama
  • New Hampshire
  • Mississippi

Which member of the Finch family remains at the Landing?

  • Jack
  • Atticus
  • Alexandra
  • Avery

Who is Dill’s aunt?

  • Maudie
  • Caroline
  • Stephanie
  • Rachel

Why didn’t Scout want to return to school?

  • She was being bullied.
  • She felt sick to her stomach.
  • She felt she was too smart for school.
  • She didn’t like it.

How did Walter Cunningham “almost die” his first year at school?

  • He got chased by a rabid dog
  • He at Radley pecans
  • He went swimming at Barker’s Eddy
  • He got beaten up for stealing someone’s lunch

Why was Calpurnia mad at Scout when Walter came over for dinner?

  • Calpurnia likes to criticize Scout
  • Sout was not being respectful
  • Calpurnia did not want Walter in the house
  • All of the above

Why did Dill make up the stories about his dad?

  • Dill likes to be dramatic
  • He is ashamed that he has no father
  • The stories are actually true
  • Dill is a compulsive liar

Why did Scout beat up Walter Cunningham?

  • Scout is a bully
  • Walter started a fight
  • Walter caused Scout to get in trouble at school
  • Scout was just being silly

What was the first item that Scout found in the Radley tree?

  • Pocket watch
  • Soap carvings
  • Chewing gum
  • Pocket knife

Miss Caroline screamed in her classroom because

  • Of a mouse
  • Of a cootie
  • Of a rabid dog
  • Of Scout’s behaviour

What did Miss Caroline tell Burris to do before returning to school?

  • To get his homework done
  • To have a bath
  • To get new clothes
  • To bring his lunch

How old was Scout when her mother died?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

What did the children use to get the letter into the Radley house?

  • An oak branch
  • A fishing pole
  • A bamboo stick
  • A ladder

What did Scout hear after crashing into the Radley house with the tire?

  • A scream
  • A blaring television
  • A laugh
  • All of the above

Which word best describes Scout’s feelings about Boo Radley?

  • Curiosity
  • Love
  • Fear
  • Hate

What did Dill and Jem make Scout do to be able to play with them?

  • Make a snowman
  • Pick Miss Maudie’s flowers
  • Beat up Burris Ewell
  • Help them give Boo a note

What was Jem’s excuse for missing his pants?

  • He lost them
  • They were playing strip poker
  • He had loaned them out to Dill
  • They were ripped and he couldn’t wear them

Who did the snowman look like at first, according to Scout?

  • Miss Stephanie
  • Mr. Avery
  • Atticus
  • Boo Radley

Who retrieved the tire from the Radley’s property?

  • Dill
  • Scout
  • Jem
  • Atticus

Which words best describe Miss Maudie?

  • Old/bitter
  • Gossip/unreliable
  • Loving/understanding
  • Lazy/boring

According to Dill, what is his father’s profession?

  • Lawyer
  • Doctor
  • Chief of Police in Meridian
  • President of the L and N Railroad

What was the reason Mr. Nathan Radley gave to Jem and Scout about closing up the knot hole?

  • He didn’t want anyone putting items in it
  • It was his own hiding spot
  • The tree was dying
  • Boo asked him to do it

Why did Scout think the world was coming to an end?

  • Miss Maudie’s house was on fire
  • It was snowing for the first time in her life
  • Atticus was extremely angry
  • Uncle Jack punished her for using foul language

Who did Jem and Scout hate?

  • Calpurnia
  • Miss Stephanie
  • Jack Finch
  • Mrs. Dubose

Why did Jem go get his pants?

  • Because he wanted to see Boo
  • To keep the trust of Atticus
  • To explore at night
  • To tag the house

Why did Scout tag along into the Radley’s yard?

  • To keep them safe
  • To prove herself
  • To not be left out
  • To spy on them

Who put the blanket on Scout?

  • Atticus
  • Boo Radley
  • Jem
  • Miss Maudie

What could Jem see through the loose shutter of the Radley house?

  • Nothing
  • Boo Radley
  • Curtains and a light
  • Nathan Radley’s gun

What gifts did both Jem and Scout get for Christmas?

  • A chemistry set
  • Books
  • A dog
  • Air rifles

What holiday do the Finches gather for?

  • Easter
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
  • Fourth of July

Originally, how long was Jem supposed to read to Mrs. Dubose?

  • 3 weeks
  • 4 weeks
  • 5 weeks
  • 6 weeks

What is the alarm clock in Mrs. Dubose’s room for?

  • To wake her up in the morning
  • To tell her that it’s time for her medicine
  • To tell her that it’s time for dinner
  • To tell her it’s time for Jem to leave

Which of the following does NOT describe Atticus?

  • He is almost blind in his left eye
  • He is over 50
  • One-shot Finch
  • Older than most fathers

Why did Jem have to read to Mrs. Dubose?

  • Because he wanted to
  • For skipping school
  • For throwing rocks at her window
  • For cutting her flower beds

What did Atticis shoot and why?

  • A dog – it had rabies
  • A cat – it had rabies
  • A dog – it was old
  • A mockingbird – it was an accident

Why did Scout walk away from a fight for the first time?

  • She was smaller
  • She would hurt the other kid badly
  • She promised Atticus
  • She promised Jem

Why is Scout excited about Jem’s chemistry set?

  • She wants to have invisible ink for writing to Dill
  • She wants to concoct potions
  • She thinks Jem will use it to prank Atticus
  • She’s interested in science.

What month are most rabid dogs found in Maycomb County?

  • February
  • December
  • July
  • August

What word best describes Mrs. Dubose’s reaction when she heard Jem call his father Atticus?

  • Ecstatic
  • Pleased
  • Disappointed
  • Apoplectic

How old is Atticus?

  • 40
  • 45
  • 50
  • 55

What reason does Uncle Jack give for not marrying?

  • He cannot find a suitable wife
  • Miss Maudie refuses to accept his proposal
  • He is not wealthy enough
  • He’s afraid of having children

Why did Miss Maudie dislike the snow?

  • It’s too cold
  • It kills her plants
  • It’s uncomfortable
  • It ruins her deck
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