The Autobiography of Mark Twain Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 35-37.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did Olivia help Twain in his writing career?
(a) She was an honest critic.
(b) She gave him ideas.
(c) She pushed him to work harder.
(d) She was his editor.

2. What happens to Twain on his first day of school?
(a) He is teased.
(b) He is sent home.
(c) He is put ahead a few classes.
(d) He is whipped.

3. Which of Twain's famous characters was inspired by Tom Blankenship?
(a) Tom Sawyer.
(b) Huckleberry Finn.
(c) Injun Joe.
(d) The Pauper.

4. What did Twain want to have happen to the editor who told him to resign?
(a) To have one of his stories turned down.
(b) God to punish him.
(c) To have his paper go out of business.
(d) To watch Twain become rich and famous.

5. Where did Twain's older brother work?
(a) An editor.
(b) A newspaper office.
(c) A printing press.
(d) A publisher.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whom did Twain accidentally copy in his book about his sailing trip around the world?

2. Where did Twain go after leaving Nevada?

3. What was Harte's occupation?

4. How did Harte survive financially at the end of his life?

5. What did Twain hope to do after returning from his trip around the world?

(see the answer key)

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