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Teaching Mark Twain Books Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why were the people excited in the beginning of The War Prayer?

Question 2 2. Many of Mark Twain's epigrams touch on the subject of _____.

Question 3 3. In ''A Ghost Story,'' Twain has the ghost leave with the narrator's pipe and blanket to suggest _____.

Question 4 4. Why is Twain's Huckleberry Finn considered to be from the school of Realism?

Question 5 5. What is Injun Joe's primary motivation?

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Question 6 6. How does The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn end?

Question 7 7. What was Mark Twain's real name?

Question 8 8. What is Twain trying to convey about something being forbidden in his epigram, ''There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable''?

Question 9 9. When the narrator of Mark Twain's ''A Ghost Story'' finally sees the ghost, he _____.

Question 10 10. What followed Mark Twain's fun childhood adventures?

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Question 11 11. What does Tom do that makes Becky like him again?

Question 12 12. Who were the Duke and the King?

Question 13 13. What year was The War Prayer written?

Question 14 14. What can we determine from Twain's epigram, ''Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits''?

Question 15 15. In Mark Twain's ''A Ghost Story,'' the ghost is embarrassed when the narrator tells him that he _____.

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Question 16 16. What made The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain such a groundbreaking work of literature when it was first published?

Question 17 17. Who is Injun Joe plotting to hurt when Huck runs and gets help?

Question 18 18. Why did Huck feel the need to leave St. Petersburg?

Question 19 19. What was Mark Twain trying to say the prayer from the preacher meant in The War Prayer?

Question 20 20. All of these are general characteristics of an epigram EXCEPT which?

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Question 21 21. The Cardiff Giant in Mark Twain's ''A Ghost Story'' refers to _____.

Question 22 22. What was Mark Twain's given name?

Question 23 23. Where do Tom Sawyer and Becky get lost?

Question 24 24. How do Huck and Jim show that they really care for one another?

Question 25 25. What did the man who spoke after the preacher look like in The War Prayer?

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Question 26 26. What is the purpose of satire in an epigram?

Question 27 27. In ''A Ghost Story,'' Twain uses light and dark to suggest _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following experiences had the biggest influence on Mark Twain's writing?

Question 29 29. What chore does Tom pretend to like doing in order to get his friends to offer to do it for him instead?

Question 30 30. What motivated Jim during his journey?

Teaching Mark Twain Books Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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