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J. B. Priestley Quiz

John Boynton Priestley

Statue of John Boynton (J.B.) Priestley This statue is situated at the side of the National Media Museum, near the Public Library. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Boynton Priestley Quiz Questions

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1. When was John Boynton Priestley born?
a) 18 January 1884
b) 19 April 1888
c) 13 September 1894
d) 30 December 1892

2. Where was John Boynton Priestley born?
a) Bradford
b) Manchester
c) Liverpool
d) Edinburgh

3. Which college did John Boynton Priestley attend?
a) Christ College
b) St. Joseph’s College
c) St. Andrew’s College
d) Trinity College

4. Which book of John Boynton Priestley was published in 1925?
a) The English Comic Characters
b) Lost Empires
c) Bright Day
d) When We Are Married

5. Which book of John Boynton Priestley is a novel about travelling performers?
a) The English Novel
b) The Good Companions
c) Found, Lost, Found
d) Johnson over Jordan

6. Whose time theories influenced John Boynton Priestley?
a) Herbert George Wells
b) Jules Verne
c) Albert Einstein
d) John William Dunne

7. When was An Inspector Calls published?
a) 1914
b) 1946
c) 1918
d) 1940

8. Which honour did John Boynton Priestley accept in 1977?
a) George Cross
b) Knighthood
c) Order of Merit
d) Peerage

9. When did John Boynton Priestley die?
a) 7 March 1974
b) 8 June 1979
c) 14 August 1984
d) 20 November 1978

10. Where did John Boynton Priestley die?
a) Alveston
b) York
c) Conway
d) Dover

 

John Boynton Priestley Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was John Boynton Priestley born?
c) 13 September 1894

2. Where was John Boynton Priestley born?
a) Bradford

3. Which college did John Boynton Priestley attend?
d) Trinity College

4. Which book of John Boynton Priestley was published in 1925?
a) The English Comic Characters

5. Which book of John Boynton Priestley is a novel about travelling performers?
b) The Good Companions

6. Whose time theories influenced John Boynton Priestley?
d) John William Dunne

7. When was An Inspector Calls published?
b) 1946

8. Which honour did John Boynton Priestley accept in 1977?
c) Order of Merit

9. When did John Boynton Priestley die?
c) 14 August 1984

10. Where did John Boynton Priestley die?
a) Alveston

27 novels of John Boynton Priestley

  1. Adam in Moonshine (1927)
  2. Benighted (1928)
  3. The Good Companions (1929)
  4. Angel Pavement (1930)
  5. Faraway (1932)
  6. Wonder Hero (1933)
  7. They Walk in the City (1936)
  8. The Doomsday Men (1937)
  9. Let the People Sing (1939)
  10. Blackout in Gretley (1942)
  11. Daylight on Saturday (1943)
  12. Three Men in New Suits (1945)
  13. Bright Day (1946)
  14. Jenny Villiers (1947)
  15. Festival at Farbridge (1951)
  16. Low Notes on a High Level (1954)
  17. The Magicians (1954)
  18. Saturn over the Water (1961)
  19. The Thirty-First of June (1961)
  20. Salt Is Leaving (1961)
  21. The Shapes of Sleep (1962)
  22. Sir Michael and Sir George (1964)
  23. Lost Empires (1965)
  24. It’s an Old Country (1967)
  25. The Image Men Vol. 1: Out of Town (1968)
  26. The Image Men Vol. 2: London End (1968)
  27. Found Lost Found (1976)
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Archibald Joseph Cronin Quiz

Archibald Joseph Cronin Quiz Questions

1. When was Archibald Joseph Cronin born?
a) 29 March 1894
b) 6 April 1898
c) 19 July 1896
d) 14 November 1895

2. Where was Archibald Joseph Cronin born?
a) Cardross
b) Limerick
c) Belfast
d) Dublin

3. Which college did Author attend?
a) Bowdoin College
b) Lafayette College
c) Trinity College
d) St. Aloysius’ College

4. Which university did Archibald Joseph Cronin attend?
a) Oxford
b) Glasgow
c) Cambridge
d) Victoria

5. Which was Archibald Joseph Cronin’s first novel?
a) Hatter’s Castle
b) A Thing of Beauty
c) Shannon’s Way
d) A Song of Sixpence

6. When did Archibald Joseph Cronin marry Agnes Mary Gibson?
a) 2 February 1922
b) 22 May 1918
c) 31 August 1921
d) 12 October 1925

7. When did Archibald Joseph Cronin write The Citadel?
a) 1942
b) 1945
c) 1934
d) 1937

8. Which Archibald Joseph Cronin novel is about a Roman Catholic missionary in China?
a) The Green Years
b) The Stars Look Down
c) The Keys of the Kingdom
d) Vigil in the Night

9. When did Archibald Joseph Cronin die?
a) 6 January 1981
b) 3 June 1988
c) 28 September 1992
d) 21 December 1985

10. Where did Archibald Joseph Cronin die?
a) Helensburgh
b) Montreux
c) Dumbarton
d) Tredegar

Archibald Joseph Cronin Quiz Questions with Answers

The Keys of the Kingdom

The Keys of the Kingdom (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Archibald Joseph Cronin born?
c) 19 July 1896

2. Where was Archibald Joseph Cronin born?
a) Cardross

3. Which college did Author attend?
d) St. Aloysius’ College

4. Which university did Archibald Joseph Cronin attend?
b) Glasgow

5. Which was Archibald Joseph Cronin’s first novel?
a) Hatter’s Castle

6. When did Archibald Joseph Cronin marry Agnes Mary Gibson?
c) 31 August 1921

7. When did Archibald Joseph Cronin write The Citadel?
d) 1937

8. Which Archibald Joseph Cronin novel is about a Roman Catholic missionary in China?
c) The Keys of the Kingdom

9. When did Archibald Joseph Cronin die?
a) 6 January 1981

10. Where did Archibald Joseph Cronin die?
b) Montreux

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James Cook Quiz

James Cook Quiz Questions

Official portrait of Captain James Cook

Official portrait of Captain James Cook (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was James Cook born?
a) 17 January 1717
b) 11 June 1718
c) 22 July 1715
d) 27 October 1728

2. Where was James Cook born?
a) Wellington
b) Marton-in-Cleveland
c) Dunedin
d) Perth

3. Which ship did James Cook command in 1763-1768?
a) Grenville
b) Sheffield
c) Victory
d) Invincible

4. What did James Cook observe and send a report to the Royal Society in 1766?
a) Lunar eclipse
b) Solar eclipse
c) Earthquake
d) Volcanic eruption

5. When was James Cook commissioned as lieutenant?
a) 1734
b) 1744
c) 1768
d) 1752

English: James Cook's signature, vectorized

James Cook’s signature, vectorized (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. How long it took James Cook to chart New Zealand?
a) Four months
b) Six months
c) Eight months
d) Nine months

7. What James Cook could not find?
a) New Caledonia
b) South Sandwich Islands
c) South Georgia Island
d) Terra Australis

8. What was the award to James Cook for his work against scurvy?
a) George Cross
b) Copley Medal
c) Victoria Cross
d) Nobel Prize

9. When did James Cook die?
a) 14 February 1779
b) 2 April 1785
c) 21 September 1782
d) 21 December 1780

10. Where did James Cook die?
a) Louisburg
b) Halifax
c) Kealakekua
d) Sydney

James Cook Quiz Questions and Answers

This is a portrait of Captain James Cook with ...

This is a portrait of Captain James Cook with a facsimile of his signature (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was James Cook born?
d) 27 October 1728

2. Where was James Cook born?
b) Marton-in-Cleveland

3. Which ship did James Cook command in 1763-1768?
a) Grenville

4. What did James Cook observe and send a report to the Royal Society in 1766?
b) Solar eclipse

5. When was James Cook commissioned as lieutenant?
c) 1768

6. How long it took James Cook to chart New Zealand?
b) Six months

7. What James Cook could not find?
d) Terra Australis

8. What was the award to James Cook for his work against scurvy?
b) Copley Medal

9. When did James Cook die?
a) 14 February 1779

10. Where did James Cook die?
c) Kealakekua

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Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:32:27.