The Adventures of
Huck Finn Review
What do you call the every
day language used in
A. Dialect
B. Satire
C. Context
D. Colloquial Language
What is a Dialect?
A. The way of speaking and writing that is
particular to a specific region of the country
B. Dead words
C. Everyday language used in
D. A lecture about Huckleberry Finn
The narrator of the story
A. Jim
B. Bob
C. Mark Twain
D. Huck Finn
Who is Jim?
 Runaway slave
 Huck’s father figure
 Huck’s best friend
Regionalism can be
defined as…
A. A satirical statement
B. Words or phrases peculiar to a particular
C. The every day language we use in
D. Colloquial Language
Who is Tom Sawyer?
A. The narrator of the novel
B. The author of the novel
C. Jim’s owner
D. A youngster with a wild imagination
How much did Tom and Huck
get apiece from the gold the
robbers left in the cave?
Who came to live with Widow
Douglas and kept nagging
Huck about spelling and
 Miss Watson
What happens to the gang
of robbers?
 They break up because they never did
any real pillaging…it was all make
believe. Huck, the realist, quit because
he couldn’t understand why Tom’s stories
were never true.
Satire can be defined as…
A. Superstitions
B. A literary tone used to ridicule or make
fun of human vice or weakness
C. Everyday language we use in
D. A crazy way to sit
Does the book take place
before or after the Civil War?
Why do Jim and Huck
escape Jackson Island?
A. They are scared of bad luck
B. People know that Jim is hiding there
C. They are scared of Ghosts
D. People have told them that it is invested
with snakes
True or false? The book has
been on the “most banned
books of all time” list.
What decade (time period)
does the book take place in?
Why do Jim and Huck
want to reach Cairo?
Because it is the gateway to the
free states.
How does the Widow
Douglas try to “sivilize”
Reads him the bible
Dresses him nicely
Teaches him manners
Teaches him to pray
Makes him sleep inside
Why is Jim frightened when
he sees Huck on Jackson
He thinks Huck is a ghost
Why would Twain name
chapter 10 “What comes of
handlin’ snake-skin”?
It shows what the bad luck is
that they encounter after Huck
touched the snake skin. Jim
gets bit by a snake.
What is Jim’s hairball able
to do?
Tell the future
What is the purpose of the
cannon ball shots?
Find the dead body
What are three actions that
give Huck’s identity away to
Mrs. Loftus?
Needle and thread
Throwing lead
Catching led
Forgets name
What happens to Buck?
Why do Jim and Huck steal
the robbers skiff from the
Walter Scott
Their own raft floated away
What are three new
identities Huck takes on?
Sarah Williams
Mary Williams
George Jackson
George Peters
The novel was written in
what year?
 1885
What is the climax of the
 When Jim is sold
What is the denouement
of the novel?
 The Ah-ha moment—when Huck decides
he’d rather go to hell than turn Jim in
Who is Miss Sophia’s
 Harney Shepherdson
What is weird about Huck’s
reaction to his father’s
A. he knew about it all along
B. He shows no emotion about it
C. He cries
D. He yells at Jim for not telling him
What is Huck’s biggest
 He is a follower of Tom
What is the major point of
transformation for Huck?
 When he appologizes to Jim
Why is Jim freed?
 Because Miss Watson felt guilty about
thinking about selling him and when she
died she set him free in her will.
Which do Jim and Huck
prefer? The river or the
 River
Why do Jim and Huck
prefer the river?
 It is more peaceful, calm and quiet. It is a
retreat from the world.
Whose God does Huck
prefer? Widow Douglas or
Miss Watson’s?
 Widow Douglas
Explain how Tom’s plan for
freeing Jim is more
“romantical” than Hucks.
 IT is elaborate and it follows the romantic
novels that Tom reads. He brings in
creatures and “ransom” notes etc and
makes it more complicated and
imaginative so he can have a fun
adventure game.

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