Oliver Goldsmith Quiz

1. When was Oliver Goldsmith born?
a) 2 February 1744
b) 18 May 1742
c) 8 August 1736
d) 10 November 1730

2. Where was Oliver Goldsmith born?
a) Belfast
b) Kilkenny West
c) Durham
d) Falkirk

3. Which college did Oliver Goldsmith attend?
a) William and Mary College
b) Pembroke College
c) Rhodes College
d) Trinity College

4. Which book of Oliver Goldsmith is a collection of essays?
a) The Citizen of the World
b) The Vanity of Human Wishes
c) The Rambler
d) The Task

5. When did Oliver Goldsmith write The Vicar of Wakefield?
a) 1742
b) 1762
c) 1757
d) 1764

6. When did Oliver Goldsmith write The Deserted Village?
a) 1794
b) 1782
c) 1776
d) 1770

7. Which play did Oliver Goldsmith write in 1773?
a) Life of Richard Nash
b) The Good Natur’d Man
c) She Stoops to Conquer
d) Chinese Letters

8. Which poem of Oliver Goldsmith remained incomplete?
a) Retaliation
b) The Traveller
c) A Song of David
d) The Castaway

9. When did Oliver Goldsmith die?
a) 7 January 1779
b) 4 April 1774
c) 11 July 1773
d) 12 November 1785

10. Where did Oliver Goldsmith die?
a) Dublin
b) London
c) Roquebrune
d) Woking

Oliver Goldsmith Quiz Answers

1. When was Oliver Goldsmith born?
d) 10 November 1730

2. Where was Oliver Goldsmith born?
b) Kilkenny West

3. Which college did Oliver Goldsmith attend?
d) Trinity College

4. Which book of Oliver Goldsmith is a collection of essays?
a) The Citizen of the World

5. When did Oliver Goldsmith write The Vicar of Wakefield?
b) 1762

6. When did Oliver Goldsmith write The Deserted Village?
d) 1770

7. Which play did Oliver Goldsmith write in 1773?
c) She Stoops to Conquer

8. Which poem of Oliver Goldsmith remained incomplete?
a) Retaliation

9. When did Oliver Goldsmith die?
b) 4 April 1774

10. Where did Oliver Goldsmith die?
b) London

Updated: June 13, 2016 — 11:58 pm

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