Life on the Mississippi Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 31-45.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did the men treat Huck after finding him?
(a) Rough, but good natured.
(b) Harshly.
(c) Without mercy.
(d) With respect.

2. What did Twain compare steamboats to in Chapter 38?
(a) An average hotel.
(b) An average fancy house.
(c) An average train.
(d) A large farm.

3. Where did Marquette come from when he explored the Mississippi junction in Chapter 2?
(a) New York.
(b) Wisconsin
(c) Mexico.
(d) England.

4. Where was Twain's friend when he saw the body of the second soldier?
(a) Munich.
(b) Rome.
(c) Bonn.
(d) Paris.

5. What did the manufacturing city in Chapter 39 produce?
(a) Ice and oil from cotton seeds.
(b) Oil and wine.
(c) Cannons.
(d) Ice and cannon powder.

Short Answer Questions

1. What choice did the captain of the steamboat in Chapter 19 choose at the end?

2. What was the steamboat industry replaced by during Twain's lifetime?

3. What special event did Twain describe in Chapter 16?

4. What did the Calhoun Line Company decide to sell in Chapter 33?

5. What did Twain think he would do using a steamboat according to Chapter 5?

(see the answer key)

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