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To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee

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Chapter 25 Questions and Answers

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1. What does Jem order Scout not to kill?

2. Why do Jem and Dill go with Atticus to the Robinson Place?

3. What condition does Atticus make for the two boys to go?

4. What game are the children playing at the Robinson Place?

5. What tender gesture does Atticus make while waiting for Helen?

6. What is Helen’s reaction to seeing Atticus’s face?

7. What does Mr. Underwood do to confront society?

8. To what does Mr. Underwood compare Tom Robinson?

9. What does Mr. Ewell say when he hears of Tom’s death?

10. Why does Scout not tell Atticus what Mr. Ewell said?

1. Jem orders Scout not to kill a roly-poly bug.

2. Dill and Jem are on their way back from swimming when they meet Atticus and flag him down to get a ride. He picks them up, but tells them that he is not going straight home.

3. He tells the boys that they must stay in the car.

4. The children at the Robinson Place are playing marbles.

5. Atticus helps one of Tom’s little girls down the steps.

6. Helen Robinson faints after seeing Atticus’s face.

7. Mr. Underwood writes an editorial to confront society.

8. Mr. Underwood compares Tom to a songbird.

9. Mr. Ewell says, “One down and two to go” when he hears of Tom’s death.

10. Jem says he would never speak to Scout again if she told. He says Mr. Ewell was hot air.

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