The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

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Chapters 12 and 13 Questions and Answers

Study Questions
1. What is a towhead?

2. After it gets dark Jim builds a protection from the rain. What does he build?

3. What is the “texas” part of a steamboat?

4. Why does Huck want to rescue the robbers on the wrecked steamboat?

5. Why does Huck wish Tom Sawyer could be with him to explore the wrecked steamboat?

6. What does Huck finally say to get action from the captain of the ferryboat?

7. What does Huck mean when he says “I lifted a chicken” and “borrowed a watermelon”?

8. What happens to the raft while Huck and Jim explore the wrecked steamboat?

9. Do they find the raft again?

10. What happened to the skiff at the end of Chapter 13?

Answers
1. A towhead is a sandbar that has a thick growth of cottonwoods on it.

2. Jim builds a wigwam in the center of the...

(The entire section is 277 words.)