To Kill a MockingbirdIn honor of Harper Lee’s 80th birthday on April 28, we've put together a special To Kill a Mockingbird quiz to test your knowledge of her Pulitzer Prize-winning book

Plus, share your insights as to why you think Ms. Lee never published another book.

[See collectible editions of To Kill a Mockingbird.]

1. In what year was To Kill a Mockingbird first published?

1959
1960
1961
1962

2. Jem Finch is one of the story's key characters. What is Jem short for?

Jeremy
Jeremiah
Jerald
John

3. Jem's sister, and the story's narrator, is called 'Scout' Finch - what were her real first names?

Joan Louise
Louise Joan
Jean Louise
Louise Jean

4. What is Boo Radley's real first name?

Archibald
Andrew
Anthony
Arthur

5. The story is set in which town?

Maycomb
Blaycomb
Haycomb
Waycomb

6. What was Tom Robinson's disfigurement?

A club foot
A useless arm
Blind in one eye
Webbed toes

7. How is Bob Ewell killed?

Strangled
Stabbed with a knife
Struck by a stone
Drowned

8. Gregory Peck won an Oscar as Atticus Finch in the 1962 movie of To Kill a Mockingbird, but who played Boo Radley?

Harrison Ford
Dennis Hopper
Martin Sheen
Robert Duvall

9. When telling Jem and Scout what they can and cannot shoot with an air rifle, Atticus says what?

"...remember it's a shame to kill a mockingbird"
"...remember it's a scandal to kill a mockingbird"
"...remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird"
"...remember it's a scam to kill a mockingbird"

10. Which celebrity couple named their daughter Scout?

Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor
Demi Moore and Bruce Willis
Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley
Steve McQueen and Ali McGraw

In addition, please tell us:

Is To Kill a Mockingbird the most influential novel in modern American literature?

Yes
No
Maybe

Do you own a copy of To Kill a Mockingbird?

Yes
No

How many times have you read To Kill a Mockingbird?

Why do you think Harper Lee never published another novel?



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