To Kill a Mockingbird

Chapters 1-31
• Who is from Meridian, Mississippi and
spending the summer with his Aunt?
Boo Radley
• Who has not been seen for 15 years –
locked inside the house?
• Who dares Jem to touch the Radley
Miss Caroline Fisher
• Who told Scout to tell her father not to
teach her to read anymore?
Nathan Radley
• Who took the place of Mr. Radley in
watching Arthur after Mr. Radley died?
• Who is blamed for teaching Scout how
to write versus print?
Walter Cunningham Jr.
• Who refused to take a quarter
from Miss Fisher?
• Who tells Miss Fisher, “The
Cunninghams never took anything
they can’t pay back….they get
along on what they have.”
Walter Cunningham Sr.
• Who pays Atticus with stove wood,
holly and turnip greens?
• Whose hand get slapped for
embarrassing Miss Fisher?
Walter Cunningham Jr.
• Who does Scout invite home for
Maple syrup
• What does Walter Jr. pour all over
his food?
• Who said, “That boy is your
company and if he wants to eat up
the table cloth you let him, you
hear.” ?
Little Chuck Little
• Who said, “There ain’t no need to
fear a cootie, ma’am. Ain’t you
ever seen one? Now don’t you be
afraid, you just go back to your
desk and teach us some more.”
Burris Ewell
• Who had the cootie in his hair?
Miss Caroline Fisher
• Who tells Burris to go home and
take a bath?
Burris Ewell
• Who only goes to school on the
first day of school each year?
• Who never wants to go to school
Atticus Finch
• Who said, “You never really
understand a person until you
consider things from his point of
view-until you climb into his skin
and walk around in it.”?
Mr. Ewell
• Who is allowed to hunt and trap
out of season?
Twine, gum, 2 shiny pennies, 2 soap
figures, a tarnished medal, a pocket watch
on a chain with an aluminum knife
• Name the items found by Scout &
Jem in the knot hole of the tree on
front of the Radley house.
• Who tells Scout that his father is
taller than Atticus, has a black
beard and is president of the L&N
Scout (Jean Louise Finch)
• Who is pushed in a tire that rolls
into the Radley’s yard?
Boo Radley
• What was the new game called
that the children played?
Boo Radley
• Who was laughing at Scout when
she was in the tire and it rolled into
the Radley’s yard?
Miss Maudie
• Who bakes the best cakes – one
big one and 3 little ones?
Miss Maudie (talking about Foot-Washing
• Who said “..but sometimes the
Bible in the hand of one man is
worse than a whiskey bottle in the
hands of another.”?
• Who tells the children to leave Boo
Radley alone – no more playing
the game?
Nathan Radley
• Who shoots his gun toward the
collard greens patch?
• Who gets his pants stuck in the
gate at the Radley’s house?
He won them in a game of strip poker.
• Where does Dill say Jem’s pants
Nathan Radley
• Who filled the knot hole in the tree
with cement?
Boo Radley
• Who sewed Jem’s pants and left
them on the gate?
Mr. Avery
• Who does the snowman that the
children make look like?
Miss Maudie
• Whose house caught on fire?
Boo Radley
• Who put a blanket on Scout while
she was watching the fire?
His Aunt – Miss Rachel
• Who does Dill (Charles Baker
Harris) stay with when he visits
Maycomb in the summer?
Miss Stephanie Crawford
• Who is the neighborhood gossip?
Cecil Jacobs
• Who does Scout fight for saying
“Scout Finch’s daddy defends
• Who said to Scout, “..You might
hear some ugly talk about it at
school, but do one thing for me, if
you will: You just hold your head
high and keep those fits down.”?
• Who is Aunt Alexandra’s
Uncle Jack
• Who is Atticus’s brother?
• Who cusses making Uncle Jack
Knee pants, a red leather backsack, 5
shirts, and a bow tie
• What did Francis receive for
Aunt Alexandra
• Who is upset with the way Scout is
being raised?
• Who beats Francis up?
Uncle Jack
• Who spanks Scout?
• Who tells Jem, “Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you
can hit’em but remember it is a sin to kill a mockingbird?”
Miss Maudie
• Who explains to Scout, “Mockingbirds don’t do but one
thing but make music for us to enjoy…”
• Who shoots Old Tim Johnson?
• Whose nickname is Ol’ One-Shot?
• Whose son is the garbage truck driver?
• What is the name of the garbage truck driver?
Mrs. Dubose
• Who is the neighbor that Scout and Jem dislike – she
always has something negative to say?
Mrs. Dubose
• Who yelled at Jem saying, “…Your father’s no better than
the niggers and trash he works for!”
• Who takes Scout’s baton and cuts the tops off every
camellia bush that Mrs. Dubose owned? Also broke
Scout’s baton in half.
Mrs. Dubose
• Who does Jem have to read to?
Mrs. Dubose
• Who is a morphine addict?
Mrs. Dubose
• Who said, “I don’t want to leave this world beholden to
nothing and nobody?”
• Who said, “Real courage is when you know you’re licked
before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it
through no matter what.”
Mrs. Dubose
• Who is the bravest person Atticus ever knew?
• Who do Scout and Jem go to church with when Atticus is
called away to the State Legislature?
• Who said to Calpurnia, “I wants to know why you bringin’
white chillun to nigger church?”
• Who leads the congregation in singing at Calpurnia’s
Tom Robinson
• Who do the congregation at Calpurnia’s church collect
money for?
Rev. Sykes
• Who tells the congregation at Calpurnia’s church that no
one is leaving until $10.00 is collected?
Aunt Alexandra
• When coming home from Calpurnia’s church who is sitting
on the Finch’s porch?
Aunt Alexandra
• Who is very proud of the Finch name and insists that the
children behave accordingly?
Aunt Alexandra
• Who wants Atticus to fire (let go) Calpurnia?
• Who is hiding under Scout’s bed?
• Who breaks the code of childhood by telling Atticus that
Dill ran away and is hiding under Scout’s bed?
• Who tells Scout that he ran away because his mother and
new step-father don’t want him around?
Mr. Tate
• Who comes to tell Atticus that trouble is brewing over
moving Tom Robinson to the county jail?
Link Deas
• Who does Atticus tell that Tom Robinson might go to the
electric chair, but he is not going till the truth’s told.
Aunt Alexandra
• Who thinks Atticus is disgracing the family by defending
Tom Robinson?
Jem, Scout, Dill
• Who sneaks out of the house to see what Atticus is going
to do with an extension cord with a light bulb on the end of
• Who runs to Atticus’ side when the mob confronts him at
the jail?
Mr. Cunningham (Walter’s father)
• Who does Scout recognize in the mob of men?
• Who tells Mr. Cunningham that his son is a nice boy and
tell him hey?
Mr. Underwood
• Who tells Atticus he had his double-barreled shot gun
pointed at the mob the whole time?
• Who said that Mr. Cunningham is basically a good man. A
mob’s always made up of people, no matter what. Mr.
Cunningham was part of a mob last night, but he was still
a man.
• Who is the eight year old that brought the mob to their
Miss Maudie
• Who won’t go to town to watch the trial – it’s morbid
watching a poor devil on trial for his life. Look at all those
folks, its like a Roman carnival?
Mr. Dolphus Raymond
• Who drinks from a brown paper bag that has a co-cola
bottle full of whiskey in it?
Mr. Dolphus Raymond
• Who’s bride to be killed herself because she found out
about his colored woman and has been drunk ever since?
Rev. Sykes
• Who asked the children if they wanted to sit in the balcony
in the colored section with him?
Mr. Gilmer
• Who is the prosecuting attorney?
• What side of the face was Mayella Ewell beaten on?
The Ewells
• Who lives near the dump?
The Ewells
• Whose house has no glass in the windows and the roof is
made out of tin cans?
• What does Mayella grow in her yard?
Bob Ewell
• Who said that he never called a doctor after finding
Mayella all beaten up?
Bob Ewell
• Who is left handed?
• Would you be right – handed or left-handed if you beat a
person on the right side of the face?
Bob Ewell
• Who said Atticus Finch was taking advantage of him.
Tricking lawyers like Atticus Finch took advantage of him
all the time with their tricking ways?
Mayella Ewell
• Who takes the stand after Bob Ewell?
Tom Robinson
• Who did Mayella ask to chop the chiffarobe?
Mayella Ewell
• Who thinks Atticus is mocking her by calling her ma’am?
Mayella Ewell
• Who said her paw has never touched a hair on her head
in her whole life – he never touched me?
Tom Robinson
• Who does Mayella say hit her in the face?
Tom Robinson
• Who left arm was injured in a cotton-gin machine and is
now unable to use it (all the muscles were torn)?
Atticus Finch
• Who keeps asking Mayella questions about how Tom
could beat her with only one arm?
Mayella Ewell
• Who said, “I got something to say an’then I ain’t gonna
say no more. That nigger yonder took advantage of me
an’ if you fine fancy gentlemen don’t wanta do nothin
about it then you’re all yellow stinkin’ cowards, stinkin
cowards, the lot of you. Your fancy airs don’t come to
nothin’’-your ma’amin and Miss Mayellerin’ don’t come to
nothin’, Mr. Finch.”
Mayella Ewell
• Who glared at Atticus with such hatred while walking past
his table?
Tom Robinson
• Who is Atticus’ last witness?
Mayella Ewell
• Who asked Tom Robinson to do little jobs for her every
time he passed by her house?
Mayella Ewell
• Who does Scout think is the loneliest person in the world-
even lonelier than Boo Radley?
Tom Robinson
• Who is probably the only person who was nice to
Getting ice cream
• Where were all the children when Tom came to help
Mayella Ewell
• Who grabbed Tom around the legs and when he jumped
off the chair, grabbed him and kissed him on the face?
Mayella Ewell
• Who said to Tom, I never kissed a grown man before an’ I
might as well kiss a nigger. What her papa do to her don’t
Bob Ewell
• Who saw Mayella kiss Tom Robinson?
Link Deas
• Who stands in the audience and said, “Tom Robinson has
worked for me eight years an’ I ain’t had a speck o’trouble
outa him. Not a speck.”
Tom Robinson
• Who does Mr. Gilmer ask if he is strong enough to choke
the breath out of a woman and sling her to the floor?
Tom Robinson
• Who said he felt sorry for Mayella – she seemed to try
more’n the rest of ‘em?
Feeling sorry for Mayella
• What does Tom say that is a big mistake to say during his
• Who starts to cry while listening to Tom’s testimony?
Mr. Gilmer
• Who does Dill think is talking in a hateful manner to Tom
Atticus Finch
• Who is a contrast to Mr. Gilmer – he is the same in the
courtroom as he is on public streets?
Mr. Dolphus Raymond
• Who tells Dill he knows what he means about people
being mean to a person because of their skin color?
Mr. Dolphus Raymond
• Who offers Dill his paper sack with a straw sticking out of
• What is in the bottle that Dill drinks?
Mr. Dolphus Raymond
• Who has only been pretending to be drunk?
Mr. Dolphus Raymond
• Who said some folks don’t like the way I live. Now I could
say the hell with’em. I don’t care if they don’t like it – but I
don’t – I try to give’em reason, you see. It helps folks if
they can latch onto a reason – “he lives that way because
he is in the clutches of whiskey”?
Mr. Dolphus Raymond
• Who said to Scout, “I am not much of a drinker, but you
see they could never, never understand that I live like I do
because that’s the way I want to live?”
Mr. Dolphus Raymond
• Who tells Dill when he gets older he won’t cry about the
hell white people give colored folks, without even stopping
to think that they’re people too?
Atticus Finch
• Who tells Scout – cheatin’ a colored man is ten times
worse than cheatin a white man – says it’s the worst thing
you can do?
• Who tells Scout – we’re gonna win – I don’t see how we
Mayella Ewell
• Who is Atticus talking about when he said, “I have nothing
but pity in my heart for the chief witness for the state, but
my pity does not extend so far as to her putting a man’s
life at stake, which she has done in an effort to get rid of
her own guilt – she tempted a Negro.”
Atticus Finch
• Who said, “Gentlemen, a court is no better than each man
that is sitting before me on this jury. A court is only as
sound as its jury, and a jury is only as sound as the men
who make it up. I am confident that you gentlemen will
review without passion the evidence you have heard,
come to a decision, and restore this defendant to his
• Who comes into court and walks straight toward Atticus
with a note in her hand?
Aunt Alexandra
• Who is the note from that Calpurnia gives to Atticus,
saying the children are missing?
Aunt Alexandra
• Who is hurt by Atticus allowing the children to return to the
court after they eat dinner?
Rev. Sykes
• Who said to Jem, “Now don’t you be so confident, Mr.
Jem, I ain’t ever seen any jury decide in favor of a colored
man over a white man?
• What is the verdict for Tom Robinson?
Stood – out of respect
• What did all the people in the balcony do as Atticus
walked down the aisle?
• Who cries when he hears the verdict of guilty?
• Who said, “It seems that only the children weep over
people not doing the right thing?”
Tom Robinson’s father and friends
(Black Community)
• Who appreciates the job Atticus did for Tom Robinson?
Send Food
• How does the Black Community show their appreciation?
Aunt Rachel
• Who does Dill say has a drinking problem?
2 Small and 1 Big Cake
• How many cakes does Miss Maudie make?
• Who gets to eat from the Big Cake?
• Who said, “It’s like bein a caterpillar in a cocoon, like
something asleep wrapped up in a warm place. I always
though Maycomb folks were the best folks in the world
least that’s what they seemed like?”
Miss Maudie
• Who said, “We’re the safest folks in the world. We’re so
rarely called on to be Christians, but when we are we’ve
got men like Atticus to go for us.”
Appointed Atticus to defend Tom
• How did Judge Taylor start to change the way the Black
Community is treated – exp. A fair trial for Tom Robinson?
Miss Maudie
• Who said, “…Atticus Finch won’t win, he can’t win, but
he’s the only man in these parts who can keep a jury out
so long in a case like that. I thought to myself, well, we’re
making a step- it’s just a baby step, but it’s a step.”
Bob Ewell
• Who stopped Atticus on the post office corner, spat in his
face, and told him he’d get him if it took the rest of his life?
• Who said, “I wish Bob Ewell wouldn’t chew tobacco?”
• Who does Atticus tell to stand in Bob Ewell’s shoes for a
• Who said, “I destroyed his last shred of credibility at that
trial…he had to have some come back…so if spitting in
my face and threatening me saved Mayella Ewell one
extra beating, that’s something I’ll gladly take. He had to
take it out on somebody and I’d rather it be me than that
household of children out there…”
• Who said, “We don’t have anything to fear from Bob
Ewell, he got it all out of his system that morning?”
Go to Electric Chair
• What will happen to Tom Robinson if he loses his appeal?
• Who said, “There’s something in our world that makes
men lose their heads – they couldn’t be fair if they tried.
In our courts, when it’s a white man’s word against a black
man’s, the white man always wins. They’re ugly, but
those are the facts of life?”
• Who was the one person that was on the jury that wanted
an acquittal for Tom Robinson?
Aunt Alexandra
• Who said, “The Cunningham’s are good folks, but they’re
not our kind of folks?”
Walter Cunningham
• Who does Aunt Alexandra say Scout can not invite over to
her house?
• Who realizes that there is a hierarchy of people in society
– four types – 1 ordinary (like him and neighbors) 2
Cunninghams 3 Ewells 4 and the Negroes
• Who thinks there is just one kind of folks, folks?
• Who thinks he understands why Boo Radley stayed shut
up in his house all this time – because he wants to?
• What is Dill unable to do?
Miss Stephanie Crawford
• Who tries to insult Scout about her behavior and not being
lady like?
Mrs. Merriweather
• Who does Miss Maudie have issues with at the Ladies
• Does Miss Maudie think the ladies at the tea are very
Christian in their actions?
• Who is Mrs. Merriweather talking about when she said
that someone in town thought they were doing the right
thing…but all they did was stir them (Black Community)
Aunt Alexandra
• Who is grateful that Miss Maudie stuck up for Atticus?
• Who feels more comfortable in the men’s world than the
Gave Up Hope
• What did Tom Robinson do when he was taken away to
• Who interrupts the tea and wants to talk to Calpurnia?
Helen Robinson’s
• Where does Atticus want Cal to go with him to?
Tom Robinson
• Who is dead?
Running toward fence (escape)
• What was Tom trying to do when he was killed?
• How many shots were fired into Tom?
Tired of White Justice
• Why did Tom run when he had a chance with an appeal?
Miss Maudie
• Who said, “Whether Maycomb knows it or not, we’re
paying the highest tribute we can pay a man (Atticus).
We trust him to do right. It’s that simple.”
A Roly-Poly
• What does Scout want to smash with her hand?
• Who won’t let Scout kill the Roly-Poly?
Jem and Dill
• Who did Atticus pick up on the way to Helen Robinson’s
Mr. Underwood
• Who wrote, “…it was a sin to kill cripple, be they standing,
sitting, or escaping. He likened Tom’s death to the
senseless slaughter of song birds by hunters and
Who finally understands the meaning about Tom
Robinson’s case – Atticus had used every tool available to
free men to save Tom Robinson, but in the secret courts
of men’s hearts Atticus had no case. Tom was a dead
man the minute Mayella Ewell opened her mouth and
• Who reveals that he knew that Nathan Radley was really
shooting his gun to scare the children off his property?
• What type of government does Miss Gates say we have?
Miss Gates
• Who is totally against people who are prejudice?
• Who is confused about Miss Gates behavior – when
leaving court was in favor of Tom being found guilty – how
can you hate Hitler so bad an then turn around and be
ugly about folks right at home?
• Who gets angry and tells Scout he never wants to hear
about the courthouse again?
• Why is Bob Ewell fired from his job?
Someone broke into his house – ripped
the screen
• What happened to Judge Taylor?
Bob Ewell
• Who started following and staying inappropriate things to
Helen Robinson?
Bob Ewell
• Who do they suspect is the person who broke (cut the
screen) into Judge Taylor’s house?
Halloween would be organized at High
School - pageant
• Because of a prank played on Miss Tutti and Miss Barber
what does Maycomb decide to do about Halloween?
A Ham
• What will Scout be in the pageant?
Only Jem
• Who goes to see Scout in pageant?
Cecil Jacobs
• Who jumps out and scares Jem and Scout while walking
to the school?
It was smashed
• What happened to Scout’s costume?
Fell Asleep
• What did Scout do during the pageant?
Was embarrassed and ruined pageant
• Why does Scout keep her costume on?
Her Shoes
• What does Scout forget at school?
Thinks hears someone following them
• On the way home from the pageant what does Jem
become concerned about?
Cecil Jacobs
• Who does Jem and Scout think is following them home?
• Was the person following Jem and Scout a child or adult?
• What does Jem tell Scout to do when he hears the person
following them start to run?
Knocked her down, crushing her costume
around her
• What did the follower do to Scout?
• Jem and Scout run to the road. Who is picked up and
thrown to the ground?
• What do you think the man following Jem and Scout is
searching for on the ground?
• How many people are under the tree?
• What does Scout smell on the man’s that is following
Someone carrying Jem
• What does Scout notice when she looks down the street?
Is Jem Dead
• What does Scout ask everyone when she gets safely
inside her house?
Unconscious and broken arm
• What is wrong with Jem?
Arthur Radley
• Who is standing in the corner of Jem’s bedroom?
Bob Ewell is dead
• What does Heck Tate tell Atticus about what he found
under the big tree?
Her costume
• What probably saved Scout’s life?
Stab her
• What did Bob Ewell try to do to Scout – Heck Tate noticed
it on her costume?
Jem’s broken arm and Scout being
• What is the climax of the novel?
Arthur Radley
• Who does Scout walk to the porch?
• Who does Atticus think killed Bob Ewell?
Fell on his knife
• How does Heck Tate say Bob Ewell died?
• Who won’t believe Heck Tate that Jem did not kill Bob
Heck Tate
• Who said, “There’s a black boy dead for no reason, and
the man responsible for it is dead. Let the dead bury the
dead this time, Mr. Finch. Let the dead bury the dead.”
Arthur Radley
• Who is Heck Tate talking about, “Mr. Finch, taking the one
man who’s done you and this town a great service an’
draggin’ him with his shy ways into the limelight – to me,
that’s a sin. It’s a sin and I’m not about to have it on my
head. If it was any other man it’d be different. But not this
man, Mr. Finch.”
Like Shooting a Mockingbird
• What does Scout say it would be like if they went after
Arthur Radley?
Arthur Radley
• Who does Scout take into Jem’s room to check to make
sure he is alright?
Walk him home
• What does Arthur ask Scout to do?
She had not given him anything
• Why is Scout sad about the gifts Boo left her and Jem in
the tree?
Radley porch
• Where is Scout standing when she realizes you never
know a person until you stand in their shoes?
They are nice.
• What does Scout realize about The Gray Ghost and Boo

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