Mark Twain: Quiz


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Question 1: Although Twain was raised as a Presbyterian, he was critical of organized religion and certain elements of ________ through most of his later life.
Christian denominationBaptistChristianityEcumenism

Question 2: A year later, he traveled to the Sandwich Islands (present-day Hawaii) as a reporter for the ________.
United StatesSacramento, CaliforniaThe Sacramento UnionNewspaper

Question 3:
Which of the following genres does Mark Twain produce?

Question 4:
How is Mark Twain described?
American humorist, novelist, writer, and lecturer
United States Navy Navy Cross recipient
Russian-American novelist, lepidopterist, professor

Question 5: This type of storyline would later become a common feature of the science fiction sub-genre, ________.
Isaac AsimovParallel universe (fiction)Science fantasyAlternate history

Question 6:
What is Mark Twain also known as?
Brouthers, Samuel; Brouthers, Samuel E.
Vandiver, Samuel Ernest Jr.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Oji, Samuel

Question 7: Twain's first important work, "________", was first published in the New York Saturday Press on November 18, 1865.
A Dog's TaleThe Adventures of Tom SawyerThe American ClaimantThe Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

Question 8: In March 1847, when Twain was 11, his father died of ________.
Respiratory diseaseCommunity-acquired pneumoniaObstructive lung diseasePneumonia

Question 9:
What is the nationality of Mark Twain?
American/ Comanche
British and Naturalized American

Question 10: The family home he had built in Hartford, Connecticut, where he and his wife raised their three daughters, is preserved and open to visitors as the ________.
Historic district (United States)A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's CourtMark Twain HouseThe Prince and the Pauper

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