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Henry Louis Mencken was an American journalist, essayist, editor, and critic of American life and culture. Mencken is known for writing The American Language.

Henry Louis Mencken Quiz Questions

1. When was Henry Louis Mencken born?
a) 4 February 1884
b) 9 May 1882
c) 12 September 1880
d) 30 December 1875

2. Where was Henry Louis Mencken born?
a) Baltimore
b) Philadelphia
c) New York
d) Atlanta

3. Which of the following did Henry Louis Mencken attend?
a) California Institute of Technology
b) Baltimore Polytechnic
c) Virginia Tech
d) St. Patrick’s College

4. Which magazine did Henry Louis Mencken co-edit in 1914-1923?
a) Time
b) Newsweek
c) The Smart Set
d) Life

5. When did Henry Louis Mencken publish The American Language?
a) 1912
b) 1919
c) 1907
d) 1911

6. Which magazine did Henry Louis Mencken and George Jean Nathan found?
a) American Mercury
b) National Enquirer
c) The Plain Truth
d) National Geographic

7. When did Henry Louis Mencken’s article appear on Encyclopaedia Britannica?
a) 1922
b) 1926
c) 1917
d) 1914

8. Which book of Henry Louis Mencken was published in 1943?
a) Happy Days
b) Prejudices
c) Newspaper Days
d) Heathen Days

9. When did Henry Louis Mencken die?
a) 29 January 1956
b) 10 June 1958
c) 11 July 1963
d) 12 November 1965

10. Where did Henry Louis Mencken die?
a) Seattle
b) Austin
c) Blacksburg
d) Baltimore

Henry Louis Mencken Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When was Henry Louis Mencken born?
c) 12 September 1880

2. Where was Henry Louis Mencken born?
a) Baltimore

3. Which of the following did Henry Louis Mencken attend?
b) Baltimore Polytechnic

4. Which magazine did Henry Louis Mencken co-edit in 1914-1923?
c) The Smart Set

5. When did Henry Louis Mencken publish The American Language?
b) 1919

6. Which magazine did Henry Louis Mencken and George Jean Nathan found?
a) American Mercury

7. When did Henry Louis Mencken’s article appear on Encyclopaedia Britannica?
b) 1926

8. Which book of Henry Louis Mencken was published in 1943?
d) Heathen Days

9. When did Henry Louis Mencken die?
a) 29 January 1956

10. Where did Henry Louis Mencken die?
d) Baltimore

Updated: June 14, 2016 — 12:00 am

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