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Mark Twain

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Mark Twain's real name was Samuel Clemens and he lived from 1835 to 1910. He was born in Missouri and died in Connecticut. To this day, he is known as the "father of American literature" and author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He traveled widely and led a very interesting life.

  1. 1. Where was Twain born?
    1. a. Missouri
    2. b. California
    3. c. New York
  2. 2. What did Twain write?
    1. a. Novels
    2. b. Plays
    3. c. Poems
  3. 3. What was one of Twain's most famous books?
    1. a. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    2. b. Leaves of Grass
    3. c. Oliver Twist