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Emily Bronte Quiz

Emily Bronte Quiz Questions

1. When was Emily Bronte born?
a) 3 March 1815
b) 4 August 1814
c) 30 July 1818
d) 6 November 1812

2. Where was Emily Bronte born?
a) Derbyshire
b) Dover
c) Tweed
d) Thornton

3. Which school did Emily Bronte attend?
a) Queen Anne School
b) Kilkenny Grammar School
c) Clergy Daughters’ School
d) Holy Family School

4. Where did Emily Bronte teach?
a) Queen Mary School
b) Miss Patchett’s School
c) St. Joseph’s School
d) St. Patrick’s School

5. Where did Emily Bronte go to learn foreign languages and school management?
a) Brussels
b) Paris
c) Copenhagen
d) Helsinki

6. When was Wuthering Heights published?
a) 1842
b) 1847
c) 1832
d) 1836

7. What was Emily Bronte’s pen name?
a) Currer Bell
b) Ellis Bell
c) Acton Bell
d) John Bull

8. When did Emily Bronte die?
a) 6 May 1850
b) 9 February 1860
c) 18 September 1852
d) 19 December 1848

9. Where did Emily Bronte die?
a) Boston
b) New York
c) Haworth
d) London

10. What caused Emily Bronte’s death?
a) Malaria
b) Brain haemorrage
c) Cholera
d) Tuberculosis

Emily Bronte Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Emily Bronte born?
c) 30 July 1818

2. Where was Emily Bronte born?
d) Thornton

3. Which school did Emily Bronte attend?
c) Clergy Daughters’ School

4. Where did Emily Bronte teach?
b) Miss Patchett’s School

5. Where did Emily Bronte go to learn foreign languages and school management?
a) Brussels

6. When was Wuthering Heights published?
b) 1847

7. What was Emily Bronte’s pen name?
b) Ellis Bell

8. When did Emily Bronte die?
d) 19 December 1848

9. Where did Emily Bronte die?
c) Haworth

10. What caused Emily Bronte’s death?
d) Tuberculosis

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:35:10.

Edmond Halley Quiz

Edmond Halley Quiz Questions

Portrait of Edmond Halley

Portrait of Edmond Halley painted around 1687 by Thomas Murray (Royal Society, London) uploaded from http://www.phys.uu.nl/~vgent/astrology/newton.htm (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Edmond Halley born?
a) 9 February1643
b) 5 April 1648
c) 23 July 1652
d) 8 November 1656

2. Where was Edmond Halley born?
a) Bristol
b) Haggerston
c) Cardiff
d) Liverpool

3. Which school did Edmond Halley attend?
a) St. Paul’s School
b) Kilkenny Grammar School
c) St. John’s School
d) Holy Family School

4. Which college did Edmond Halley attend?
a) Bethany College
b) Eton College
c) Queen’s College
d) Trinity College

5. Where did Edmond Halley compile a catalogue of southern stars?
a) Cape of Good Hope
b) Cape Comorin
c) St. Helena
d) Hobart

6. When was Edmond Halley elected a fellow of the Royal Society?
a) 1672
b) 1676
c) 1678
d) 1702

7. When did Edmond Halley publish A Synopsis of the Astronomy of Comets?
a) 1675
b) 1686
c) 1700
d) 1705

Plaque in South Cloister of Westminster Abbey

Plaque in South Cloister of Westminster Abbey (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8. Edmond Halley predicted the return of a comet in 1758. How is that comet known?
a) Iseya Seki Comet
b) Halley’s Comet
c) Encke’s Comet
d) Crommelin’s Comet

9. When did Edmond Halley die?
a) 14 January 1742
b) 28 June 1738
c) 12 September 1740
d) 16 December 1746

10. Where did Edmond Halley die?
a) Greenwich
b) Manchester
c) Leeds
d) Dublin

Edmond Halley Quiz Questions and Answers

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Edmond Halley born?
d) 8 November 1656

2. Where was Edmond Halley born?
b) Haggerston

3. Which school did Edmond Halley attend?
a) St. Paul’s School

4. Which college did Edmond Halley attend?
c) Queen’s College

5. Where did Edmond Halley compile a catalogue of southern stars?
c) St. Helena

6. When was Edmond Halley elected a fellow of the Royal Society?
c) 1678

7. When did Edmond Halley publish A Synopsis of the Astronomy of Comets?
d) 1705

8. Edmond Halley predicted the return of a comet in 1758. How is that comet known?
b) Halley’s Comet

9. When did Edmond Halley die?
a) 14 January 1742

10. Where did Edmond Halley die?
a) Greenwich

Originally posted 2016-10-02 02:54:47.

Anne Bronte Quiz

Anne Bronte Quiz Questions

Anne Brontë, by Charlotte Brontë, 1834

Anne Brontë, by Charlotte Brontë, 1834 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Anne Bronte born?
a) 17 January 1820
b) 21 April 1816
c) 30 July 1818
d) 6 November 1812

2. Where was Anne Bronte born?
a) Hampshire
b) Liverpool
c) Tweed
d) Thornton

3. Which school did Anne Bronte attend?
a) Queen Anne School
b) Kilkenny Grammar School
c) Miss Wooler’s School
d) St. Mary’s School

4. Where did Anne Bronte work as a governess in 1841-1845?
a) Gretna Green
b) Thorpe Green
c) Kent
d) Sussex

5. When was Agnes Grey published?
a) 1845
b) 1847
c) 1838
d) 1836

Title-page of the first edition of The Tenant ...

Title-page of the first edition of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. What was Anne Bronte’s pen name?
a) Pearl S. Buck
b) Agatha Christie
c) Acton Bell
d) John Bull

7. When was The Tenant of Wildfell Hall published?
a) 1843
b) 1837
c) 1848
d) 1834

8. When did Anne Bronte die?
a) 31 March 1855
b) 28 May 1849
c) 18 September 1852
d) 19 December 1848

9. Where did Anne Bronte die?
a) Belfast
b) Scarborough
c) Haworth
d) London

10. What caused Anne Bronte’s death?
a) Pneumonia
b) Typhoid
c) Cholera
d) Tuberculosis

Anne Bronte Quiz Questions with Answers

ANN BRONTE'S WRITING DESK

Ann Bronte’s writing desk (Photo credit: summonedbyfells)

1. When was Anne Bronte born?
a) 17 January 1820

2. Where was Anne Bronte born?
d) Thornton

3. Which school did Anne Bronte attend?
c) Miss Wooler’s School

4. Where did Anne Bronte work as a governess in 1841-1845?
b) Thorpe Green

5. When was Agnes Grey published?
b) 1847

6. What was Anne Bronte’s pen name?
c) Acton Bell

7. When was The Tenant of Wildfell Hall published?
c) 1848

8. When did Anne Bronte die?
b) 28 May 1849

9. Where did Anne Bronte die?
b) Scarborough

10. What caused Anne Bronte’s death?
d) Tuberculosis

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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:38:59.