Quiz! What do you know about Mark Twain?


Mark Twain is one of the great writers of American literature, whose works are a source of inspiration for many important literary works. Do you think you know everything about this famous writer? Then try this Mark Twain quiz:

1. Where was Mark Twain born?

2. His real name is Samuel Langhorne Clemens?

3. Which of the following books is written by Mark Twain?

4. How old was Mark Twain when he left school?

5. What was his first job?

6. During the Civil War he had to choose between union and confederation? Who did he support?

7. When did Mark Twain become a licensed steamboat pilot?

8. In what year did Mark Twain visit Canada for the first time?

9. When did he first use his pseudonym?

10. The birth and death of Mark Twain coincided with an astronomical appearance? Can you name it?

11. What was the first book written by Mark Twain?

12. How many times was Mark Twain married?

13. Why did he go bankrupt in 1894?

14. Complete the following quote: "The secret of getting ahead…

15. Which of the following books was published after Mark Twain’s death?



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