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by Mark Twain

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Quiz 1

1. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first published in:

  • 1700
  • 1774
  • 1800
  • 1884

2. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn can best be described as:

  • a humor novel
  • a social commentary
  • an epic
  • an abolitionist novel

3. Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer each received ________ dollars when they found money that the robbers had hidden in the cave:

  • 3,000 dollars
  • 6,000 dollars
  • 12,000 dollars
  • no money

4. Huck's Pap returns because he:

  • wants Huck's money
  • misses his son
  • wants revenge on Judge Thatcher
  • all of the above

5. When Jim first sees Huck Finn on the island, he thinks Huck:

  • is trying to bewitch him
  • has come to arrest him
  • has run away from home
  • is a ghost

6. Jim runs away from Miss Watson because:

  • she is planning to sell him to a slave trader who will take him to New Orleans
  • he wants to spend time with Huck
  • he wants to be re-united with his family
  • he is tired of being a slave

7. During their travels down the river, Huck talks to Jim about all of the following except:

  • royalty
  • King Solomon
  • women
  • money

8. Tom Sawyer has the other boys form a band of:

  • beggars
  • robbers
  • pirates
  • seducers

9. Huck escapes to Jackson Island and discovers that:

  • Miss Watson is there
  • Pa is there
  • it is deserted
  • Jim is there

10. Mark Twain's approach to the issue of racism in Huckleberry Finn is that:

  • he sarcastically denounces it.
  • he supports it.
  • he does not deal with the issue of racism in Huckleberry Finn.
  • he attacks it directly.

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