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True or False: Mark Twain is a pen name.

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True! Mark Twain was the pen name for author Samuel Langhorne Clemens.

What title has been given to Mark Twain?

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Author William Faulkner famously dubbed Twain “Father of American Literature” after his death in 1910.

Which novels were famously penned by Mark Twain? Check all that apply.

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Twain was a columnist, humorist, and author. He wrote numerous short stories, articles, poems, and essays. His two most well-known novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

True or False: Twain used his home town as the setting for his novels.

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Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.

True or False: Mark Twain filed for bankruptcy.

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Twain made a great deal of money from his writings and lectures, but he invested the money in ventures that lost most of it. He filed for bankruptcy, but still repaid all of his debts anyway.