To Kill a Mockingbird Chapters 12-15
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Why doesn't Atticus take Jem & Scout to church in Chapter 12?
    answer choices
    He thinks they are too old for it.
    He is away at a meeting with the State Legislature.
    He doesn't believe in God anymore.
    He never takes them to church. This is no different.
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Where is Dill during the summer of Chapter 12?
    answer choices
    According to his letter, Dill is in Meridian with his new father.
    According to his letter, Dill is in Meridian because they are too poor for him to travel.
    He stays in Meridian because Aunt Rachel is sick.
    He is back in Maycomb and he kisses Scout.
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Why does Calpurnia decide to take the children to church with her?
    answer choices
    She doesn't trust them to behave on their own.
    She wants them to see what life is like for black people in Maycomb.
    She wants to show them off to the people in her church.
    All of the above.
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Why is Calpurnia's church called First Purchas African M.E. Church?
    answer choices
    The church is named after its founder, M.E. Purchase, who was African.
    The name is to remind people that the first thing they should spend money on (or purchase) is the church.
    The church was the first purchase of freed African slaves.
    The church is in Purchase, Alabama in the Maycomb East county.
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. What do the children observe about Calpurnia's behavior in church?
    answer choices
    She is quiet and shy.
    She seems frightened of Reverend Sykes and of most of the people there.
    She speaks differently there than she does at home.
    She loud and laughs a lot.
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Zeebo reads the words of hymns and then the people sing those words. What is this called?
    answer choices
    Hymning
    Wording
    Canting
    Lining
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Why are there no hymn books in First Purchase?
    answer choices
    Most of the people cannot read.
    They are not allowed to sing in that church.
    Nobody knows.
    They are not allowed books because of Jim Crow laws.
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What is Tom Robinson's wife's name?
    answer choices
    Harriet
    Helen
    Lula
    Zeebo
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Reverend Sykes locks the door of the church until...
    answer choices
    his sermon is over.
    people apologize to Scout and Jem.
    the hour is over.
    they collect ten dollars.
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. For what crime has Tom Robinson been accused?
    answer choices
    Rape
    Assault
    Robbery
    It never says.
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. For what purpose will Reverend Sykes use the money from the collection?
    answer choices
    to pay Atticus.
    to help Tom Robinson's family while he is in court.
    to pay for a roof.
    to pay Tom Robinson's bail money.
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Who accused Tom Robinson of the crime?
    answer choices
    Atticus
    Link Deas
    Bob Ewell
    Reverend Syjkes
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Who appears on the Finch porch at the end of chapter 12?
    answer choices
    Aunt Alexandra
    Aunt Rachel
    Boo Radley
    Dill
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. What brings Aunt Alexandra to the Finch house in chapter 13?
    answer choices
    She always visits at Christmas.
    Atticus asked her to come because he'll be busy in court.
    Calpurnia asked her to come help her manage the children.
    She has come to bring the children back to Finch's Landing with her.
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Aunty thinks Scout is "sluggish" and "dull" because
    answer choices
    Scout does not like to talk to Aunt Alexandra and so seems kind of stupid.
    Scout does not do well in school.
    Scout isn't very smart and says stupid things.
    Scout pretends to be stupid around her aunt.
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. How does Aunt Alexandra fit into the social scene of Maycomb?
    answer choices
    She is instantly hated by everyone.
    She gets a boyfriend right away.
    She fits right in with the ladies of Maycomb.
    Her only friend is Maudie.
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. In the following quote, what does "shinny" most likely mean?
    Miss Maudie Atkinson baked a Lane cake with so much shinny it made me tight.
    answer choices
    Alcohol
    Coconut
    Love
    Food coloring
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. What does Aunt Alexandra believe about social class?
    answer choices
    Anybody can be a good person.
    People born into bad families can't help but be bad too.
    Nobody is truly good.
    Breeding and social class do not matter.
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. What does Aunt Alexandra believe about the Finch family line?
    answer choices
    They have a Morbid Streak.
    They are Flighty.
    They have a Drinking Streak.
    They are Fine Folks.
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. About what does Atticus try to speak to the children at the end of Chapter 13?
    answer choices
    The fact that he is leaving them.
    The Tom Robinson case.
    What it means to die.
    The facts of life and growing up.
  • Question 21
    45 seconds
    Q. Why do a group of men come to the Finch house in the evening?
    answer choices
    to arrest Atticus
    to tell Atticus that Tom has been killed
    to offer their help in preparing for Tom's case
    To warn Atticus that Tom is in danger
  • Question 22
    45 seconds
    Q. What does Scout do when she sees the men surrounding her father outside the jail?
    answer choices
    She screams.
    She runs into the middle of the group.
    She runs home.
    She starts hitting the men.
  • Question 23
    45 seconds
    Q. Why does Mr. Cunningham tell the group to leave?
    answer choices
    because Scout has shamed him by talking about his son
    because Jem won't stop kicking him
    because someone has a gun trained on them from a window above
    because Atticus threatens to stop giving him legal advice
  • Question 24
    45 seconds
    Q. Who was guarding Atticus with a gun in his window the whole time?
    answer choices
    Mr. Underwood, the newspaper owner
    Sheriff Tate
    Boo Radley
    Reverend Sykes
  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q. What do the children observe about Calpurnia's behavior in church?
    answer choices
    She is quiet and shy.
    She seems frightened of Reverend Sykes and of most of the people there.
    She speaks differently there than she does at home.
    She loud and laughs a lot.
  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q. Who appears on the Finch porch at the end of chapter 12?
    answer choices
    Aunt Alexandra
    Aunt Rachel
    Boo Radley
    Dill
  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q. How does Aunt Alexandra fit into the social scene of Maycomb?
    answer choices
    She is instantly hated by everyone.
    She gets a boyfriend right away.
    She fits right in with the ladies of Maycomb.
    Her only friend is Maudie.
  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q. In the following quote, what does "shinny" most likely mean?
    Miss Maudie Atkinson baked a Lane cake with so much shinny it made me tight.
    answer choices
    Alcohol
    Coconut
    Love
    Food coloring
  • Question 29
    30 seconds
    Q. What disagreement to Aunt Alexandra and Atticus have about Calpurnia?
    answer choices
    That she can't cook very well.
    That she should live with them permanently. 
    That they don't need her anymore.
    That they should pay her more for her services because she is very important. 
  • Question 30
    30 seconds
    Q. What happens when Scout discovers something under her bed.
    answer choices
    The snake is removed by Jem.
    The snake is actually Dill. 
    The snake is poked with a broom and Jem runs to get Atticus. 
    None of these.
  • Question 31
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the actual reason does Dill give for running away?
    answer choices
    Dill says his parents just aren't interested in him. 
    Dill was chained to a bed and starved. 
    Dill missed his fiance and wanted to return to Maycomb to marry her. 
    Jem sent him a letter about the Tom Robinson Case. 
  • Question 32
    30 seconds
    Q. How does Atticus explain the "mob" outside their house when news gets out that they are moving Tom Robinson to the Courthouse Jail. 
    answer choices
    He says that they were their friends and not to worry. 
    He says they were probably KKK members. 
    He says they were just bullying and not to worry. 
    None of these
  • Question 33
    30 seconds
    Q. What do some of the Cunninghams plan to do the night Atticus stays out at the Jail. 
    answer choices
    They want to find Heck Tate and have Tom Robinson released. 
    They plan to beat up Atticus. 
    They plan to protect Tom Robinson.
    They plan to kill Tom Robinson.
  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q. What makes Mr. Cunningham change his mind. 
    answer choices
    Mr. Underwood's Shot gun
    Scout's words about Walter Cunningham, Jr. 
    Atticus's ability to argue that Tom deserves a fair trial. 
    All of these. 
  • Question 35
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What does Scout realize after the Cunninghams get back in their ramshackle cars?

    answer choices

    That Atticus was actually frightened.

    That her persuasive speaking abilities were actually quite strong.

    That the sun was coming up and she had been out all night.

    That Mr. Underwood was both a friend and a foe.

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