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To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee

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To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 23 Quiz

"Growing up is losing some illusions in order to acquire others,” Virginia Woolf said. Chapter 23 is mostly about Jem, who is becoming a man and having to shed some earlier notions while acquiring some new ones. Scout is doing some growing up as well, as both she and her brother contend with values that conflict with those with which Atticus has raised them. Be sure you understand the evolution of Jem as well as other events by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz over Chapter 23 of To Kill a Mockingbird. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand the level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try!

  1. What does Jem figure out about Boo Radley?

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  2. In Chapter 23, Scout and Jem are afraid this person will hurt Atticus:

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  3. In Chapter 23, what does Aunt Alexandra forbid Scout from doing?

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  4. What secret does Jem share with Scout?

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