"The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County" Quiz

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"The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" Quiz is a delightful exploration of Mark Twain's classic short story. This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of the amusing characters, clever plot twists, and the humor that defines Twain's storytelling. Dive into the world of competitive frog jumping, bets gone awry, and the unique narrative style that has made this tale a timeless piece of American literature.

Expect questions that challenge your understanding of the story's events, characters like Smiley and his celebrated frog, and the overall themes presented by Mark Twain. Whether you're a literature enthusiast, a student studying Read moreAmerican literature, or simply a fan of engaging storytelling, this quiz is a chance to revisit the humorous and memorable moments in "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." Uncover the layers of wit and satire that make Twain's work enduring and enjoyable.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What vice does Jim Smiley like to indulge in?

    • A.

      Smoking

    • B.

      Boozing

    • C.

      Gambling

    • D.

      Swearing

    Correct Answer
    C. Gambling
    Explanation
    Jim Smiley likes to indulge in gambling.

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  • 2. 

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

    • A.

      Andrew Jackson

    • B.

      Daniel Webster

    • C.

      Jim Smiley

    • D.

      Simon Wheeler

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. Jim Smiley
    D. Simon Wheeler
    Explanation
    The human characters in the story are Jim Smiley and Simon Wheeler.

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  • 3. 

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

    • A.

      Andrew Jackson

    • B.

      Daniel Webster

    • C.

      Jim Smiley

    • D.

      Simon Wheeler

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Andrew Jackson
    B. Daniel Webster
    Explanation
    The non-human characters in this story are Andrew Jackson and Daniel Webster.

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  • 4. 

    How does the stranger rig the bet with the frogs?

  • 5. 

    What is your personal response to this story? What do you think its purpose is?

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