The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Tom Sawyer: practice test Flashcards


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1

How does Tom trick his friends into helping him whitewash the fence

He convinces them that the job is fun

2

Why do Tom and Huck first go to the graveyard

To charm away warts

3

What is Jackson's Island

A small island in the middle of the Mississippi River

4

Who is Sid

Tom's younger half-brother

5

What does Injun Joe do after Tom testifies against him

He flees out the window

6

What insect does Tom release in church

A pinch-bug

7

Who is blamed for the murder of Dr. Robinson

Muff Potter

8

What does Tom do to win a bible in Sunday school

He trades the other children for their tickets

9

What does Huck do outside Tom's window to summon him to their midnight adventures

He meows like a cat

10

Who is the first of the boys to suggest abandoning the pirating expedition

Joe Harper

11

Who is unaffected by the revival that sweeps through town

Tom Sawyer, who is sick at the time

12

What day is bad luck for hunting buried treasure

Friday

13

Why does Huck not go on the picnic

Because he has not been invited

14

What happens when Tom and Joe learn to smoke

They get sick

15

Who decides to have McDougal's Cave bolted shut

Judge Thatcher

16

What will become of the treasure Huck and Tom find

It will be invested for the boys

17

Who is the only person to hug Huck when the three boys return for the funeral

Aunt Polly

18

Who adopts Huck Finn at the end of the novel

The Widow Douglas

19

Whom does Tom encounter in the cave

Injun Joe

20

What keeps Injun Joe from finding Tom and Huck hidden upstairs in the haunted house

The staircase begins to crumble

21

Why does Injun Joe want revenge on the Widow Douglas

Because her husband once punished and humiliated him

22

Whom does Tom suspect of spilling ink on his spelling book

Himself

23

What is Huck most afraid of when he and Tom return to the cave to find the treasure

Injun Joe's ghost

24

Who doesn't believe Tom's claim that he dreamed about things that occurred at home while he was pirating on Jackson's Island

Sid

25

What does Tom find behind door No. 2 at the Temperance Tavern

Whiskey and Injun Joe