Quiz: "The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County" By D. Clements

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Quiz: "The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County" By D. Clements

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is an 1865 short story by Mark Twain. It was his first great success as a writer and brought him national attention. Have you read the whole book? Take the test below and see just how much you remember about this great book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is your name?
  • 2. 
    What vice does Jim Smiley like to indulge in?
    • A. 

      Smoking

    • B. 

      Boozing

    • C. 

      Gambling

    • D. 

      Swearing

  • 3. 
    Identify the human characters in this story (mark all that apply).
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Daniel Webster

    • C. 

      Jim Smiley

    • D. 

      Simon Wheeler

  • 4. 
    Identify the non-human characters in this story (mark all that apply).
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Daniel Webster

    • C. 

      Jim Smiley

    • D. 

      Simon Wheeler

  • 5. 
    How does the stranger rig the bet with the frogs?
  • 6. 
    What is your personal response to this story? What do you think its purpose is?
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