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James Boswell

James Boswell (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was James Boswell born?
a) 14 February 1744
b) 15 June 1742
c) 11 August 1736
d) 29 October 1740

2. Where was James Boswell born?
a) Glasgow
b) Edinburgh
c) Colonsay
d) Tiree

3. Whom did James Boswell interview in Corsica?
a) Pasquale de Paoli
b) Napoleon Bonaparte
c) Jean Jacques Rousseau
d) Isabelle de Charriere

4. Where did James Boswell tour with Samuel Johnson?
a) Switzerland
b) Naples
c) Amsterdam
d) Hebrides

Cover of "The Life of Samuel Johnson"

Cover of The Life of Samuel Johnson

5. What was the title of James Boswell’s essays published in The London Magazine?
a) The Tourist
b) Alpha of the Plough
c) The Hypochondriack
d) Troubadour

6. When was The Life of Samuel Johnson published?
a) 1802
b) 1791
c) 1797
d) 1804

7. When did James Boswell die?
a) 22 January 1815
b) 19 May 1795
c) 31 July 1840
d) 12 November 1799

8. Where did James Boswell die?
a) London
b) Lausanne
c) Utrecht
d) Berlin

9. Who sold private papers of James Boswell found at Malahide Castle near Dublin to Ralph Isham?
a) Joshua Reynolds
b) Frederick Albert Pottle
c) Margaret Montgomerie
d) Talbot de Malahide

10. Which university published Boswell’s London Journal?
a) Yale
b) Harvard
c) Princeton
d) Regent

James Boswell Quiz Questions and Answers

Portrait of James Boswell (1740-1795) at twent...

Portrait of James Boswell (1740-1795) at twenty-five (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was James Boswell born?
d) 29 October 1740

2. Where was James Boswell born?
b) Edinburgh

3. Whom did James Boswell interview in Corsica?
a) Pasquale de Paoli

4. Where did James Boswell tour with Samuel Johnson?
d) Hebrides

5. What was the title of James Boswell’s essays published in The London Magazine?
c) The Hypochondriack

6. When was The Life of Samuel Johnson published?
b) 1791

7. When did James Boswell die?
b) 19 May 1795

8. Where did James Boswell die?
a) London

9. Who sold private papers of James Boswell found at Malahide Castle near Dublin to Ralph Isham?
d) Talbot de Malahide

10. Which university published Boswell’s London Journal?
a) Yale

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Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:31:59.

Updated: July 17, 2018 — 4:52 pm

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