Life on the Mississippi Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 45-60.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Twain discover after talking with the pilot in Chapter 24?
(a) That they knew each other.
(b) That the pilot was unexperienced.
(c) That Twain was a better pilot.
(d) That they were both journalists.

2. How much money did Twain's friend leave after his death?
(a) $75,000.
(b) $10,000.
(c) $15,000.
(d) $5,000.

3. What was the name of the man in competition with Twain for a girl?
(a) Tom.
(b) Harry.
(c) Tim.
(d) Stan.

4. What is Chapter 11 about?
(a) Bridge construction.
(b) Navigating smaller parts of the Mississippi.
(c) Navigating difficult pieces of the river.
(d) Boat construction.

5. What did Twain's friend say people never skimp on?
(a) Baked goods.
(b) Funerals.
(c) Lawyers.
(d) Jewelry.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happened to Napoleon?

2. Who borrowed money from everyone in Chapter 17?

3. What did the steamboat pilots have to do to navigate the Mississippi according to Chapter 9?

4. Where was Twain at the end of Chapter 52?

5. What city did Twain write about in Chapter 40?

(see the answer key)

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