There isn't anything nice to say about Bob Ewell. He is mentally and physically abusive. His actions and attitudes at home are bad enough, but they turn deadly in the real world. Do you understand Bob's effect on his family and community? Take the quiz over the character of Bob Ewell in To Kill a Mockingbird from eNotes and find out! Five questions will let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of this character and his purpose in the novel.