Mark Twain's The Million Pound Bank Note: Summary and Analysis


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In Mark Twain's ''The Million Pound Bank Note,'' why is Henry Adams in London?

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1. In Mark Twain's ''The Million Pound Bank Note,'' how do Londoners respond to Henry Adams' possession of the note?

2. In Mark Twain's ''The Million Pound Bank Note,'' what is the bet between Brother A and Brother B?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Focusing on a relatively lesser-known story of Mark Twain, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of 'The Million Pound Bank Note.' Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding why Henry Adams is in London in the story, as well as, knowing why a million pound banknote is so conspicuous.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Reason Henry Adams is in London
  • Why a million pound banknote is so noticeable
  • Bet between the two brothers
  • Best part of the note according to Henry
  • Unexpected relationship revealed at the end of the story

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the reason Henry Adams is in London and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the surprise relationship revealed at the end of the story
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related 'The Million Pound Bank Note' lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about what makes this a captivating story, review the corresponding lesson named, Mark Twain's 'The Million Pound Bank Note': Summary and Analysis. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what 'The Million Pound Bank Note' is
  • Identify who wrote the story
  • Describe how this story was received over other works by the author
  • Explain the main parts of the plot of the story
  • Appreciate how other works and films have been influenced by the story