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Virgil Quiz Questions

Ancient Roman bust (so-called "Bust of Ve...

Ancient Roman bust (so-called “Bust of Vergil”) from the Tomb of Vergil in Naples, Italy. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. What was Virgil’s original name?
a) Publius Vergilius Maro
b) Sextus Pompeius Pius
c) Marcus Vispanius Agrippa
d) Lucius Varius Rufus

2. When was Virgil born?
a) 27 January 90 BC
b) 24 May 82 BC
c) 23 July 76 BC
d) 15 October 70 BC

3. Where was Virgil born?
a) Naples
b) Andes
c) Florence
d) Venice

4. Which eclogue of Virgil is said to be prophetic about Christianity?
a) Sixth
b) Ninth
c) Fourth
d) Seventh

5. To whom did Virgil dedicate the Georgics?
a) Gaius Maecenas
b) Marcus Quintilianus
c) Lucius Seneca
d) Sextus Burrus

6. Which epic did Virgil write?
a) Iliad
b) Odyssey
c) Aeneid
d) Beowulf

7. Who considered Virgil as their national poet?
a) Greeks
b) Persians
c) Trojans
d) Romans

8. When did Virgil die?
a) 15 March 11 BC
b) 22 June 8 BC
c) 21 September 19 BC
d) 12 November 4 AD

9. Where did Virgil die?
a) Brundisium
b) Pharsalus
c) Actium
d) Carthage

10. Where was Virgil buried?
a) Florence
b) Geneva
c) Posilipo
d) Lausanne

Virgil Quiz Questions with Answers

1. What was Virgil’s original name?
a) Publius Vergilius Maro

2. When was Virgil born?
d) 15 October 70 BC

3. Where was Virgil born?
b) Andes

4. Which eclogue of Virgil is said to be prophetic about Christianity?
c) Fourth

5. To whom did Virgil dedicate the Georgics?
a) Gaius Maecenas

6. Which epic did Virgil write?
c) Aeneid

7. Who considered Virgil as their national poet?
d) Romans

8. When did Virgil die?
c) 21 September 19 BC

9. Where did Virgil die?
a) Brundisium

10. Where was Virgil buried?
c) Posilipo

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Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:35 am

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