The Autobiography of Mark Twain Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 26.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Twain say his mother thought of the trouble he caused as a boy?
(a) She liked it.
(b) She expected it.
(c) She was confused by it.
(d) She hated it.

2. What did Twain's father die of?
(a) Palsy.
(b) Pneumonic plague.
(c) Pneumonia.
(d) Pleurisy.

3. How old was Twain when he first went to school?
(a) 9.
(b) 8.
(c) 6.
(d) 7.

4. Twain's father takes what position at a court house in 1847?
(a) Lawyer.
(b) Clerk.
(c) Judge.
(d) Bailiff.

5. How does Twain hope to write?
(a) Inspiringly.
(b) Truly.
(c) Beautifully.
(d) Freely.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Twain notice when he wrote his autobiography in pen?

2. Which of Twain's famous characters was inspired by Tom Blankenship?

3. What did Twain once give a man in jail?

4. How much was Twain paid as Orion's apprentice?

5. How did the person who Twain tricked into seeing a minstrel show react?

(see the answer key)

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