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Richard Brinsley Sheridan Quiz

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Richard Brinsley Sheridan Quiz Questions

1. When was Richard Brinsley Sheridan baptized?
a) 21 February 1744
b) 15 May 1752
c) 23 August 1749
d) 4 November 1751

2. Where was Richard Brinsley Sheridan born?
a) Belfast
b) Dublin
c) Kilkenny
d) Waterford

3. With whom did Richard Brinsley Sheridan fight two duels?
a) Warren Hastings
b) Jonathan Swift
c) Thomas Mathews
d) Oliver Goldsmith

4. Where did Richard Brinsley Sheridan marry Elizabeth Ann Linley?
a) Marylebone Church
b) St. Paul’s Cathedral
c) Waltham Abbey
d) Middle Temple

5. Which play of Richard Brinsley Sheridan has the character Mrs. Malaprop?
a) St. Patrick’s Day
b) The Duenna
c) The Rivals
d) A Trip to Scarborough

6. Who is the model for the character of Sir Fretful Plagiary in Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s play The Critic?
a) Richard Cumberland
b) Charles James Fox
c) William Pitt
d) Edmund Burke

7. Which play of Richard Brinsley Sheridan is considered the greatest comedy of manners in English?
a) Pizarro
b) The Relapse
c) The School for Scandal
d) The Beggar’s Opera

8. Which party did Richard Brinsley Sheridan represent in Parliament?
a) Democratic
b) Republican
c) Jacobin
d) Whig

9. When did Richard Brinsley Sheridan die?
a) 26 January 1819
b) 10 June 1818
c) 7 July 1816
d) 12 December 1815

10. Where did Richard Brinsley Sheridan die?
a) Harrow
b) London
c) Bath
d) Bristol

Richard Brinsley Sheridan Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Richard Brinsley Sheridan baptized?
d) 4 November 1751

2. Where was Richard Brinsley Sheridan born?
b) Dublin

3. With whom did Richard Brinsley Sheridan fight two duels?
c) Thomas Mathews

4. Where did Richard Brinsley Sheridan marry Elizabeth Ann Linley?
a) Marylebone Church

5. Which play of Richard Brinsley Sheridan has the character Mrs. Malaprop?
c) The Rivals

6. Who is the model for the character of Sir Fretful Plagiary in Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s play The Critic?
a) Richard Cumberland

7. Which play of Richard Brinsley Sheridan is considered the greatest comedy of manners in English?
c) The School for Scandal

8. Which party did Richard Brinsley Sheridan represent in Parliament?
d) Whig

9. When did Richard Brinsley Sheridan die?
c) 7 July 1816

10. Where did Richard Brinsley Sheridan die?
b) London

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