To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 17 Quiz

The trial has begun and one of the main witnesses, Bob Ewell, has some significant inconsistencies in his story. What lies is Bob telling and how do you know? Be sure you understand the events and characters of this fast-paced chapter by taking the quiz over Chapter 17 of To Kill a Mockingbird from eNotes! Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of this chapter.

  1. Who is Robert E. Lee Ewell?

  2. The court scene is told from whose point-of-view?

  3. What evidence indicates that Ewell himself beat up Mayella?

  4. Why does Reverend Sykes want Jem to take Scout out of the courtroom?

  5. What does Robert E. Lee Ewell say he saw?