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Dante Alighieri Quiz

Dante Alighieri's portrait by Sandro Botticelli.

Dante Alighieri’s portrait by Sandro Botticelli. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dante Alighieri Quiz Questions

1) Divine Comedy, originally known as Comedy, is the most famous book written by Dante Alighieri. Which of the following is not a canticle of Divine Comedy?
a) Inferno
b) Limbo
c) Paradisio
d) Purgatorio

2) When was Dante Alighieri born?
a) 1248
b) 1260
c) 1265
d) 1270

3) Where was Dante Alighieri born?
a) Venice
b) Florence
c) Naples
d) Genoa

4) To whom did Dante Alighieri dedicate many of his poems?
a) Gemma Donati
b) Beatrice Portinari
c) Simone dei Bardi
d) Charles of Valois

5) In which battle that took place on 11 June 1289 did Dante Alighieri fight?
a) Battle of Benevento
b) Battle of Campaldino
c) Battle of Ulm
d) Battle of Madrid

Statue of Dante in the Piazza di Santa Croce in Florence

Statue of Dante in the Piazza di Santa Croce in Florence (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) Which political faction did Dante Alighieri join?
a) Black Guelphs
b) Red Guelphs
c) White Guelphs
d) Yellow Guelphs

7) Which is Dante Alighieri’s first book?
a) New Life
b) Banquet
c) Canzone of the Three Ladies
d) Monarchy

8) Who guides Dante Alighieri through hell and purgatory in Divine Comedy?
a) Horace
b) Seneca
c) Virgil
d) Cicero

9) Who of the following emperors is placed in heaven in Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri?
a) Napoleon
b) Constantine
c) Akbar
d) George V

10) Where did Dante Alighieri die?
a) Lisbon
b) Paris
c) Ravenna
d) Verona

Dante Alighieri Quiz Questions with Answers

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Folio 11)

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Folio 11) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Divine Comedy, originally known as Comedy, is the most famous book written by Dante Alighieri. Which of the following is not a canticle of Divine Comedy?
b) Limbo

2) When was Dante Alighieri born?
c) 1265

3) Where was Dante Alighieri born?
b) Florence

4) To whom did Dante Alighieri dedicate many of his poems?
b) Beatrice Portinari

5) In which battle that took place on 11 June 1289 did Dante Alighieri fight?
b) Battle of Campaldino

6) Which political faction did Dante Alighieri join?
c) White Guelphs

7) Which is Dante Alighieri’s first book?
a) New Life

8) Who guides Dante Alighieri through hell and purgatory in Divine Comedy?
c) Virgil

9) Who of the following emperors is placed in heaven in Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri?
b) Constantine

10) Where did Dante Alighieri die?
c) Ravenna

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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:31:52.

Honore De Balzac Quiz

Honore De Balzac Quiz Questions

Portrait of Honore de Balzac

Portrait of Honore de Balzac (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. What was Honore de Balzac’s original name?
a) Edmund Nantes
b) George Sand
c) Honore Balssa
d) Horatio Alger

2. When was Honore de Balzac born?
a) 3 January 1794
b) 20 May 1799
c) 14 July 1801
d) 22 October 1795

3. Where was Honore de Balzac born?
a) Tours
b) Vendome
c) La Rochelle
d) New Rochelle

4. When did Honore de Balzac write Cromwell?
a) 1819
b) 1825
c) 1827
d) 1831

5. Under what pseudonym did Honore de Balzac publish Le Centenaire?
a) Lord R’Hoone
b) Alpha of the plough
c) Horace de Saint-Aubin
d) John Beynon

First page of first proofs of Balzac's Béatrix

First page of first proofs of Balzac’s Béatrix (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. Which was Honore de Balzac’s first successful novel?
a) Corsino
b) Falthume
c) Stenie
d) Les Chouans

7. How is the collection of Honore de Balzac’s novels and short stories known?
a) The Divine Comedy
b) Le Comedie humaine
c) Clytemnestra and Other Poems
d) Stories of the Wild

Image which appears at the start of Honore de ...

Image which appears at the start of Honore de Balzac’s novel La Peau de chagrin (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8. Where did Honore de Balzac marry Eveline Hanska?
a) Warsaw
b) Krakow
c) Vienna
d) Berdichiv

9. When did Honore de Balzac die?
a) 19 March 1826
b) 12 June 1858
c) 18 August 1850
d) 1 November 1855

10. Where did Honore de Balzac die?
a) Lyon
b) Paris
c) Bordeaux
d) Lille

Honore De Balzac Quiz Questions and Answers

Illustration of Honoré de Balzac's The Chouans...

Illustration of Honoré de Balzac’s The Chouans (1829). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. What was Honore de Balzac’s original name?
c) Honore Balssa

2. When was Honore de Balzac born?
b) 20 May 1799

3. Where was Honore de Balzac born?
a) Tours

4. When did Honore de Balzac write Cromwell?
a) 1819

5. Under what pseudonym did Honore de Balzac publish Le Centenaire?
c) Horace de Saint-Aubin

6. Which was Honore de Balzac’s first successful novel?
d) Les Chouans

7. How is the collection of Honore de Balzac’s novels and short stories known?
b) Le Comedie humaine

8. Where did Honore de Balzac marry Eveline Hanska?
d) Berdichiv

9. When did Honore de Balzac die?
c) 18 August 1850

10. Where did Honore de Balzac die?
b) Paris

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Originally posted 2016-05-03 21:33:35.