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Mark Twain: Famous Quotations

written by: omseti
 
This is a multiple choice quiz (no fill-ins) containing some of the most famous quotes of Mark Twain, complied from his speeches, essays, and newspaper articles. You will have to choose the correct ending to each quote cited.

Question 1:


Finish this popular thought by Mark Twain: "Compliments embarass me - I always feel that they...
give me too much credit for things other people have done."
haven't said enough."
make me feel old and too revered."
praise me insincerely."

Question 2:


Which is the correct ending of this quotation by Mark Twain: "A classic is something everybody wants to have read and...?
everybody easily understands."
nobody has ever willingly read."
nobody wants to read."
everybody should have already read."

Question 3:


FInish the popular quote by Mark Twain: "...each place has its advantages - heaven for climate and hell for...
society."
punishment."
pleasure."
seeing one's enemies."

Question 4:


What is the correct answer to the following question according to writer an humorist Mark Twain: What’s the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector?
There is no difference. They both skin you.
The tax collector has no warm blood.
The tax collector is an elected official.
The taxidemist only takes your skin.

Question 5:


Finish this humors remark by Mark Twain: "The report of my death was...
a bit premature."
based on rumor and hearsay."
an exaggeration."
only wishful thinking."

Question 6:


What is the correct ending of the following quote by Mark Twain: "Always obey your parents - especially when...?
they are still alive."
they are younger than you."
they are present."
they are in striking distance."

Question 7:


Finish this popular thought by humorist and author Mark Twain:"Always do right. This will gratify some people and...
astonish the rest."
shock the world."
get you into heaven."
be an example to others."

Question 8:


How does this thought by Mark Twain end: "Man is the only religious animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion--?
a guilty conscience."
money."
and endlessly betrays it."
several of them."

Question 9:


What is the correct ending of the following thought by Mark Twain: "Everybody talks about the weather, but...?
no one understands it."
no one does anything about it."
that's all they do...talk."
the weather doesn't really care."

Question 10:


How does this thought by Mark Twain end: To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and...?
saintly."
practically impossible."
more rewarding."
is no trouble."

 


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