Mark Twain Quizzes & Trivia

Another one of the great writers in American history, Mark Twain has given the world some of the most popular books ever and his works are studied in many schools around the world. But did you know that Mark Twain’s real name was not actually Mark Twain? If you did, then you might stand a chance at actually answering correctly all of the questions in this trivia.

Here are some of the samples: What was Mark Twain’s real name? What was the year when his books “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” was published? What is the name of Mark Twain’s novel often called “The Great American Novel”? What was the year when Mark Twain died? These are only a few of the questions that you’ll be facing. More are waiting in the full Mark Twain trivia.


This quiz features questions based on two famous short stories, "What Stumped the Blue Jays" and "Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall," written by Mark Twain. It follows the storyline of both the titles,...

Questions: 16  |  Attempts: 227   |  Last updated: Oct 14, 2019
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                        In “What Stumped the Blue Jays,” what is Jim Baker’s story about?

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is often considered Twain's greatest masterpiece. Huckleberry Finn is the main character, and through his eyes, the reader sees and judges the South, its faults, and its redeeming qualities....

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 83   |  Last updated: Jan 7, 2013
  • Sample Question
     At the beginning of the novel, who is Huckleberry Finn living with?

Mark TwainBy: Victoria CossmanDiltz Period 2

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 16   |  Last updated: Feb 22, 2017
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    Where was Mark Twain Born?




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  •                     In “What Stumped the Blue Jays,” what is Jim Baker’s story about?

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  • What is the main purpose of “What Stumped the Blue Jays”?

  •  At the beginning of the novel, who is Huckleberry Finn living with?
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  • Huck’s brutish, drunken father, Pap, reappears in town and demands Huck’s money.  He hangs around town for several months, harassing his son.  Finally, outraged when the Widow Douglas warns him to stay away from her house, he does what?
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  • Whenever Pap goes out, he locks Huck in the cabin, and when he returns home drunk, he beats the boy. Tired of his confinement and fearing the beatings will worsen, what does Huck do?
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  • Where was Mark Twain Born?
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  • When Mark Twain returned to San Fransisco what was his first public lecture called?
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