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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County


by Mark Twain

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County: Kermit’s Still the Man Quiz

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Q. Aside from jumping, what skill does Jim teach his frog?

Catching flies
Long-form improv
Q. After whom is the frog named?

A president
Jim’s first love, who had the same pouty lips
A senator
An author
Q. What does the stranger do to Jim’s frog?

Cuts the backs of his legs
Fills him with quail shot
Gives him a heart attack
Feeds him to a lizard
Kisses him. Unfortunately, the man will have to keep looking for his prince.
Q. What does Jim do to the stranger when he finds out what he has done?

He wrings his neck
He hands him over to the police
Punishment fits the crime - he serves the stranger’s legs as an entrée in a fancy restaurant
Nothing - he isn’t able to catch him
Q. Other than his eye, what was Jim’s one-eyed cow missing?

Its tail
One of its stomachs
Its front teeth
The will to live