Mary Shelley Quiz

Portrait of Mary Shelley

Reginald Easton painted this miniature portrait of Mary Shelley, on a flax coloured background. It incorporates a circlet backed by blue, the same seen in the Rothwell painting and a shawl. Seymour, p543 Abinger Collection (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mary Shelley Quiz Questions

1. Which is Mary Shelley’s most famous novel?
a) Frankenstein
b) Lodore
c) The Last Man
d) Valperga

2. What was Mary Shelley’s maiden name?
a) Maria Kempes
b) Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin
c) Marie Pen
d) Barbara Cartland

3. When was Mary Shelley born?
a) 31 January 1796
b) 30 August 1797
c) 4 May 1794
d) 19 December 1795

4. Where was Mary Shelley born?
a) Bristol
b) Edinburgh
c) London
d) Plymouth

5. When did Mary Shelley elope with Percy Bysshe Shelley?
a) 3 March 1812
b) 27 July 1814
c) 21 April 1816
d) 18 October 1811

6. When did Mary Shelley marry Percy Bysshe Shelley?
a) 3 March 1814
b) 29 June 1817
c) 21 August1818
d) 30 December 1816

7. Which volcano’s eruption is said to have caused Mary Shelley to write Frankenstein as the unnatural chill due to eruption confined her indoors at Vila Diodati on Lake Geneva?
a) Krakatoa
b) Mount Pinatubo
c) Eyjafjallajokull
d) Tambora

8. When did Mary Shelley write Falkner?
a) 1823
b) 1837
c) 1826
d) 1832

9. When did Mary Shelley die?
a) 1 February 1851
b) 11 November 1856
c) 7 August 1867
d) 18 May 1862

10. When was The Journals of Mary Shelley, 1814-1844 published?
a) 1956
b) 1944
c) 1972
d) 1987

Mary Shelley Quiz Questions with Answers

1. Which is Mary Shelley’s most famous novel?
a) Frankenstein

2. What was Mary Shelley’s maiden name?
b) Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin

3. When was Mary Shelley born?
b) 30 August 1797

4. Where was Mary Shelley born?
c) London

5. When did Mary Shelley elope with Percy Bysshe Shelley?
b) 27 July 1814

6. When did Mary Shelley marry Percy Bysshe Shelley?
d) 30 December 1816

7. Which volcano’s eruption is said to have caused Mary Shelley to write Frankenstein as the unnatural chill due to eruption confined her indoors at Vila Diodati on Lake Geneva?
d) Tambora

8. When did Mary Shelley write Falkner?
b) 1837

9. When did Mary Shelley die?
a) 1 February 1851

10. When was The Journals of Mary Shelley, 1814-1844 published?
d) 1987

Originally posted 2014-01-12 03:48:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: June 14, 2016 — 12:01 am

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