Wystan Hugh Auden Quiz

Wystan Hugh Auden who published as W. H. Auden, was an Anglo-American poet and one of the leading literary figures of the 20th century. His early poetry made his reputation as a witty and technically accomplished writer. His work is noted for its stylistic and technical achievements, its engagement with moral and political issues, and its variety of tone, form and content. The central themes of his poetry are love, politics and citizenship, religion and morals, and the relationship between unique human beings and the anonymous, impersonal world of nature.

Wystan Hugh Auden Quiz Questions

1. When was Wystan Hugh Auden born?
a) 21 February 1907
b) 7 May 1905
c) 20 August 1906
d) 22 December 1902

Portrait of W.H. Auden

Portrait of W.H. Auden (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

2. Where was Wystan Hugh Auden born?
a) Berlin
b) Madrid
c) York
d) Florence

3. Which school did Wystan Hugh Auden attend in Surrey?
a) St, John’s School
b) St. Edmund’s Preparatory School
c) St. Albert’s School
d) Queen Mary School

4. Which university did Wystan Hugh Auden attend?
a) Edinburgh
b) Cambridge
c) London
d) Oxford

5. Where did Wystan Hugh Auden settle in 1939?
a) India
b) Mongolia
c) USA
d) USSR

6. When was Another Time published?
a) 1940
b) 1936
c) 1932
d) 1928

7. Which poem won Wystan Hugh Auden Pulitzer Prize in 1948?
a) The Double Man
b) The Age of Anxiety
c) Night Mail
d) Journey to a War

8. When did Wystan Hugh Auden win the Bollingen Prize?
a) 1942
b) 1947
c) 1953
d) 1964

9. When did Wystan Hugh Auden die?
a) 9 March 1974
b) 19 June 1977
c) 29 September 1973
d) 20 November 1972

10. Where did Wystan Hugh Auden die?
a) Holt
b) Birmingham
c) New York
d) Vienna

Wystan Hugh Auden Quiz Questions and Answers

1st UK edition (Faber & Faber)

1st UK edition (Faber & Faber) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Wystan Hugh Auden born?
a) 21 February 1907

2. Where was Wystan Hugh Auden born?
c) York

3. Which school did Wystan Hugh Auden attend in Surrey?
b) St. Edmund’s Preparatory School

4. Which university did Wystan Hugh Auden attend?
d) Oxford

5. Where did Wystan Hugh Auden settle in 1939?
c) USA

6. When was Another Time published?
a) 1940

7. Which poem won Wystan Hugh Auden Pulitzer Prize in 1948?
b) The Age of Anxiety

8. When did Wystan Hugh Auden win the Bollingen Prize?
c) 1953

9. When did Wystan Hugh Auden die?
c) 29 September 1973

10. Where did Wystan Hugh Auden die?
d) Vienna

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Originally posted 2015-05-23 11:52:33. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:32 am

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