Mark Twain Lesson for Kids: Biography & Books - Quiz & Worksheet


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What was Mark Twain's name when he was born?

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1. Which of the following jobs did Mark Twain NOT have at some point in his life?

2. Which statement about Mark Twain is NOT true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this worksheet and quiz combination will test you on the life and works of Mark Twain, one of America's most famous and beloved writers. You will answer quiz questions on what he wrote, the many kinds of jobs he did, and other interesting facts about him.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions cover:

  • Who traded lives with each other, and in which book
  • Which jobs Mark Twain held
  • What book had Tom and Jim going to Africa

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about which of Twain's books was about two boys who changed places with each other
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to tell which of a list of statements about him are true
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about what Mark Twain's real name was

Additional Learning

To find out more about this interesting man, study the lesson called Mark Twain Lesson for Kids: Biography & Books. The lesson will teach you to:

  • Tell where and when Mark Twain was born
  • Explain who he married and how many children they had
  • Discuss where he got many of the ideas that he wrote about