John Steinbeck Quiz

John Steinbeck Quiz Questions

John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Which novel won John Steinbeck Pulitzer Prize in 1940?
a) East of Eden
b) The Winter of Our Discontent
c) Of Mice and Men
d) The Grapes of Wrath

2. When was John Steinbeck born?
a) 27 February 1902
b) 24 June 1898
c) 12 July 1900
d) 18 October 1904

3. Where was John Steinbeck born?
a) Peking
b) Salinas
c) Canton
d) Tokyo

4. Which University did John Steinbeck attend?
a) Cornell
b) Harvard
c) Stanford
d) Yale

5. Which was John Steinbeck’s first novel?
a) The Moon is Dawn
b) Cup of Gold
c) The Pearl
d) Burning Bright

John Steinbeck's poem plague.

John Steinbeck’s poem plague near the City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco Chinatown’s Jack Kerouac Alley. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. Which novel of John Steinbeck is about a strike by agricultural labourers?
a) The Pastures of Heaven
b) To a God Unknown
c) In Dubious Battle
d) The Wayward Bus

7. Who was John Steinbeck’s co-author in writing Sea of Cortez?
a) Charles Darwin
b) Percival Lowell
c) Edward F. Ricketts
d) Timothy Manning

8. When did John Steinbeck get Nobel Prize for Literature?
a) 1962
b) 1957
c) 1955
d) 1948

9. When did John Steinbeck die?
a) 7 March 1974
b) 2 April 1965
c) 21 September 1972
d) 20 December 1968

10. Where did John Steinbeck die?
a) Oslo
b) Cancun
c) Mexico
d) New York

John Steinbeck Quiz Questions with Answers

Cover of "The Grapes of Wrath

Cover of The Grapes of Wrath (Penguin Classics)

1. Which novel won John Steinbeck Pulitzer Prize in 1940?
d) The Grapes of Wrath

2. When was John Steinbeck born?
a) 27 February 1902

3. Where was John Steinbeck born?
b) Salinas

4. Which University did John Steinbeck attend?
c) Stanford

5. Which was John Steinbeck’s first novel?
b) Cup of Gold

6. Which novel of John Steinbeck is about a strike by agricultural labourers?
c) In Dubious Battle

7. Who was John Steinbeck’s co-author in writing Sea of Cortez?
c) Edward F. Ricketts

Signature of John Steinbeck

Signature of John Steinbeck (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8. When did John Steinbeck get Nobel Prize for Literature?
a) 1962

9. When did John Steinbeck die?
d) 20 December 1968

10. Where did John Steinbeck die?
d) New York

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Originally posted 2015-02-27 19:00:51. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:29 pm

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