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Leo Tolstoy Quiz Questions

English: Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When Leo Tolstoy was born Russia followed Julian calendar. His date of birth according to Julian calendar was 28 August 1828. What was his date of birth according to Gregorian calendar?
a) 16 August 1828
b) 14 August 1828
c) 9 September 1828
d) 11 September 1828

2) Where was Leo Tolstoy born?
a) Yasnaya Polyana
b) Moscow
c) St. Petersburg
d) Vladivostok

3) Where did Leo Tolstoy study languages and law but returned without degree?
a) St. Petersburg University
b) Moscow University
c) Kazan University
d) Tashkent University

4) Which story of Leo Tolstoy was based on a military manouvre against Chechens?
a) How much does a man need?
b) The Raid
c) The Live Corpse
d) After the Ball

5) During which war did Leo Tolstoy command a battery?
a) Peninsular War
b) Balkan War I
c) Crimean War
d) World War I

English: Signature of Leo Tolstoy

Signature of Leo Tolstoy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) For whom the harshest judgment in Leo Tolstoy’s novel War and Peace is reserved?
a) Alexander I
b) Louis XVIII
c) Napoleon
d) George III

Leo Tolstoy 1848

Leo Tolstoy 1848 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7) Which novel of Leo Tolstoy opens with the sentence “Happy families are all alike, every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”?
a) Anna Karenina
b) The Lion and the Honeycomb
c) Father Sergius
d) Master and Man

8) Which church excommunicated Leo Tolstoy in 1901?
a) Lutheran Church
b) Russian Orthodox Church
c) Greek Orthodox Church
d) Catholic Church

9) What caused Leo Tolstoy’s death?
a) Heart attack
b) Brain tumour
c) Pneumonia
d) Cholera

10) Who said, “I lived with Lev Nikolayevich for forty-eight years, but I never really learned what kind of man he was.” ?
a) Vladimir Chertkov
b) Sonya Andreyevna Behrs
c) Nikolai Tolstoy
d) Dmitrii Ivanovich Nekhliudov

Leo Tolstoy Quiz Questions with Answers

Yasnaya Polyana. Maxim Gorky and Leo Tolstoy.

Yasnaya Polyana. Maxim Gorky and Leo Tolstoy. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When Leo Tolstoy was born Russia followed Julian calendar. His date of birth according to Julian calendar was 28 August 1828. What was his date of birth according to Gregorian calendar?
c) 9 September 1828

2) Where was Leo Tolstoy born?
a) Yasnaya Polyana

3) Where did Leo Tolstoy study languages and law but returned without degree?
c) Kazan University

4) Which story of Leo Tolstoy was based on a military manouvre against Chechens?
b) The Raid

5) During which war did Leo Tolstoy command a battery?
c) Crimean War

6) For whom the harshest judgment in Leo Tolstoy’s novel War and Peace is reserved?
c) Napoleon

7) Which novel of Leo Tolstoy opens with the sentence “Happy families are all alike, every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”?
a) Anna Karenina

8) Which church excommunicated Leo Tolstoy in 1901?
b) Russian Orthodox Church

9) What caused Leo Tolstoy’s death?
c) Pneumonia

10) Who said, “I lived with Lev Nikolayevich for forty-eight years, but I never really learned what kind of man he was.” ?
b) Sonya Andreyevna Behrs

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Originally posted 2016-06-13 23:59:37.

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