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Ernest Hemingway Quiz

1. When was Ernest Hemingway born?
a) 9 February 1864
b) 17 May 1862
c) 21 July 1899
d) 30 December 1865

2. Where was Ernest Hemingway born?
a) Cicero
b) Boston
c) Anchorage
d) San Francisco

3. What was Ernest Hemingway’s role in World War I?
a) Corporal
b) Marine
c) Flight Lieutenant
d) Ambulance driver

4. When did Ernest Hemingway publish The Sun Also Rises?
a) 1914
b) 1926
c) 1918
d) 1922

5. Which book of Ernest Hemingway was a parody of Sherwood Anderson’s Dark Laughter?
a) Men without Women
b) The Killers
c) The Snows of Kilimanjaro
d) The Torrents of Spring

6. Which novel did Ernest Hemingway publish in 1940?
a) For Whom the Bell Tolls
b) Death in the Afternoon
c) The Fifth Column
d) To Have and Have Not

7. Which novel got Ernest Hemingway Pulitzer Prize?
a) A Farewell to Arms
b) The Old Man and the Sea
c) Across the River and into the Seas
d) The Green Hills of Africa

8. When did Ernest Hemingway get Nobel Prize for Literature?
a) 1931
b) 1937
c) 1945
d) 1954

9. When did Ernest Hemingway die?
a) 15 January 1956
b) 2 July 1961
c) 3 April 1962
d) 12 December 1955

10. Where did Ernest Hemingway die?
a) Barcelona
b) Ketchum
c) Havana
d) Milan

Ernest Hemingway Quiz Answers

1. When was Ernest Hemingway born?
c) 21 July 1899

2. Where was Ernest Hemingway born?
a) Cicero

3. What was Ernest Hemingway’s role in World War I?
d) Ambulance driver

4. When did Ernest Hemingway publish The Sun Also Rises?
b) 1926

5. Which book of Ernest Hemingway was a parody of Sherwood Anderson’s Dark Laughter?
d) The Torrents of Spring

6. Which novel did Ernest Hemingway publish in 1940?
a) For Whom the Bell Tolls

7. Which novel got Ernest Hemingway Pulitzer Prize?
b) The Old Man and the Sea

8. When did Ernest Hemingway get Nobel Prize for Literature?
d) 1954

9. When did Ernest Hemingway die?
b) 2 July 1961

10. Where did Ernest Hemingway die?
b) Ketchum

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:31.

Pearl Buck Quiz

1. What was Pearl Buck’s original name?
a) Gina Harrison
b) Pearl Comfort Sydenstricker
c) Jane Seymour
d) Victoria Crawford

2. When was Pearl Buck born?
a) 10 February 1889
b) 26 June 1892
c) 11 July 1894
d) 17 November 1896

3. Where was Pearl Buck born?
a) Peking
b) Hillsboro
c) Canton
d) Tokyo

4. Which college did Pearl Buck attend?
a) William and Mary College
b) Randolph-Macon Woman’s College
c) Rhodes College
d) Trinity College

5. Which University did Pearl Buck attend?
a) Cornell
b) Harvard
c) Shanghai
d) Yale

6. Which novel won Pearl Buck Pulitzer Prize in 1932?
a) The House of Earth
b) The Good Earth
c) Dragon Seed
d) The Imperial Woman

7. When did Pearl Buck get Nobel Prize for Literature?
a) 1921
b) 1927
c) 1935
d) 1938

8. What pen name did Pearl Buck use to write The Townsman?
a) James Hadley Chase
b) Barbara Cartland
c) John Sedges
d) Agatha Christie

9. When did Pearl Buck die?
a) 6 March 1973
b) 3 April 1975
c) 28 September 1977
d) 29 December 1968

10. Where did Pearl Buck die?
a) Danby
b) New York
c) Reno
d) Lynchburg


Entertaining and Educative!
A Mixture of Past and Present!!
A Way to an Ideal World!!!
KING – A novel by Vincent Augustine D’Souza

Pearl Buck Quiz Questions with Answers

1. What was Pearl Buck’s original name?
b) Pearl Comfort Sydenstricker

2. When was Pearl Buck born?
b) 26 June 1892

3. Where was Pearl Buck born?
b) Hillsboro

4. Which college did Pearl Buck attend?
b) Randolph-Macon Woman’s College

5. Which University did Pearl Buck attend?
a) Cornell

6. Which novel won Pearl Buck Pulitzer Prize in 1932?
b) The Good Earth

7. When did Pearl Buck get Nobel Prize for Literature?
d) 1938

8. What pen name did Pearl Buck use to write The Townsman?
c) John Sedges

9. When did Pearl Buck die?
a) 6 March 1973

10. Where did Pearl Buck die?
a) Danby

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:14.

Arthur Conan Doyle Quiz

Arthur Conan Doyle Quiz Questions

Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle

1. When was Arthur Conan Doyle born?
a) 31 March 1854
b) 22 May 1859
c) 25 September 1857
d) 30 December 1855

2. Where was Arthur Conan Doyle born?
a) Edinburgh
b) Glasgow
c) Aberdeen
d) Dundee

3. When did Arthur Conan Doyle receive doctorate in medicine?
a) 1880
b) 1874
c) 1885
d) 1882

4. Who impressed Arthur Conan Doyle by his diagnostic deduction?
a) Alexander Fleming
b) Joseph Bell
c) Bryan Charles Waller
d) John Watson

5. Who was the fictional detective created by Arthur Conan Doyle?
a) Anthony Burgess
b) Kim Philby
c) James Bond
d) Sherlock Holmes

6. When was The Hound of the Baskervilles published?
a) 1920
b) 1924
c) 1902
d) 1912

7. Which novel of Arthur Conan Doyle was published in 1895?
a) The Stark Munro Letters
b) A Study in Scarlet
c) The Firm of Girdlestone
d) The White Company

8. Where did Arthur Conan Doyle serve in a field hospital during the Boer War?
a) Salisbury
b) Bloemfontein
c) Windhoek
d) Nairobi

9. When did Arthur Conan Doyle die?
a) 18 January 1936
b) 3 June 1938
c) 7 July 1930
d) 12 November 1935

10. Where did Arthur Conan Doyle die?
a) Stromness
b) Crowborough
c) Kampala
d) Pretoria

Arthur Conan Doyle Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Arthur Conan Doyle born?
b) 22 May 1859

2. Where was Arthur Conan Doyle born?
a) Edinburgh

3. When did Arthur Conan Doyle receive doctorate in medicine?
c) 1885

4. Who impressed Arthur Conan Doyle by his diagnostic deduction?
b) Joseph Bell

5. Who was the fictional detective created by Arthur Conan Doyle?
d) Sherlock Holmes

6. When was The Hound of the Baskervilles published?
c) 1902

7. Which novel of Arthur Conan Doyle was published in 1895?
a) The Stark Munro Letters

8. Where did Arthur Conan Doyle serve in a field hospital during the Boer War?
b) Bloemfontein

9. When did Arthur Conan Doyle die?
c) 7 July 1930

10. Where did Arthur Conan Doyle die?
b) Crowborough


Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle Bibliography

Source: http://www.sherlockholmesonline.org/Bibliography/index.htm

Sherlock Holmes novels:

1887 – A Study in Scarlet
1890 – The Sign of Four
1902 – The Hound of the Baskervilles
1915 – The Valley of Fear

Sherlock Holmes short story collections:

1892 – The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
1894 – The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
1905 – The Return of Sherlock Holmes
1917 – His Last Bow
1927 – The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
1928 – The Complete Sherlock Holmes Short Stories

Professor Challenger Stories:

1912 – The Lost World
1913 – The Poison Belt
1926 – The Land of Mist
1927 – The Disintegration Machine
1928 – When The World Screamed
1952 – The Professor Challenger Stories

Plays

1893 – Jane Annie or the Good Conduct prize (with J.M. Barrie)
1895 – A Question of Diplomacy
1899 – Brothers
1903 – A Duet. A Duologue
1907 – The Story of Waterloo
1909 – The Fires of Fate
1910 – Brigadier Gerard
1912 – A Pot of Caviare
1912 – The Dramatic Works of Arthur Conan Doyle
1912 – The Speckled Band
1912 – The House of Temperley
1922 – Sherlock Holmes (with William Gillette)

Pamphlets:

1902 – The War in South Africa: Its Cause and Conduct
1907 – The Case of Mr. George Edalji
1912 – The Case of Oscar Slater
1914 – In Quest of Truth
1914 – To Arms!
1914 – Great Britain and the Next War
1915 – The Treatment of our Prisoners
1920 – Our Reply to the Cleric
1920 – A Debate with Dr. Joseph McCabe
1920 – Spiritualism and Rationalism
1925 – The Early Christian Church and Modern Spiritualism
1925 – Psychic Experiences (reprint)

Fiction:

1879 – The Mistery of Sasassa Valley
1885 – The Surgeon of Gaster Fell
1889 – Micah Clarke, his statement as made to his three grandchildren
1889 – The Mystery of Cloomber
1889 – Mysteries and Adventures
1890 – The Captain of the Polestar and other tales
1890 – The Firm of Girdlestone: A Romance of the Unromantic
1891 – The White Company
1892 – The Doings of Raffles Haw
1892 – The Great Shadow
1892 – Beyond the City
1893 – The Gully of Bluemansdyke (reissue of Mysteries and Adventures 1889)
1893 – The Refugees. A Tale of Two Continents
1894 – An Actor’s Duel and The Winning Shot
1894 – The Parasite
1894 – Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of a Medical Life
1895 – The Stark Munro Letters
1896 – The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard
1896 – Rodney Stone
1896 – Uncle Bernac: A Memory of the Empire
1898 – The Tragedy of Korosko
1899 – A Duet, with an Occasional Chorus
1900 – The Croxley Master
1900 – The Green Flag and Other Stories of War and Sport
1901 – Strange Studies from Life
1903 – The Adventures of Gerard
1906 – Sir Nigel
1908 – Round the Fire Stories
1911 – The Last Galley: Impressions and Tales
1918 – Danger! and Other Stories
1922 – Tales of Long Ago
1922 – Tales of Pirates and Blue Water
1922 – Tales of Adventure and Medical Life
1922 – Tales of Terror and Mystery
1922 – Tales of Twilight and the Unseen
1922 – Tales of the Ring and Camp / The Croxley Master and Other Tales of the Ring and Camp
1928 – The Dreamers
1929 – The Maracot Deep and Other Stories
1929 – The Conan Doyle Stories
1931 – The Conan Doyle Historical Romances I (Includes:The White Company, Sir Nigel, Micah Clarke and Refugees)
1932 – The Conan Doyle Historical Romances II (Includes: Rodney Stone, Uncle Bernac, The Exploits of Gerard and The Adventures of Gerard)
1934,47 – The Field Bazaar (Private Printings)
1958 – The Crown Diamond (Private Printing)

Verse:

1898 – Songs of Action
1911 – Songs of the Road
1919 – The Guards Came Through and Other Poems
1922 – The Poems of Arthur Conan Doyle. Collected edition

Works on War, the Army and Spiritualism:

1900 – The Great Boer War
1901 – The Immortal Memory
1905 – The Fiscal Question
1906 – An Incursion into Diplomacy
1907 – Through the Magic Door [Essays on books.]
1909 – The Crime of the Congo
1909 – Divorce Law Reform: An Essay
1911 – Why He is Now in Favour of Home Rule
1914 – The German War
1914 – Civilian National Reserve
1914 – The World War Conspiracy
1914 – The German War
1915 – Western Wanderings
1915 – The Outlook on the War
1916 – An Appreciation of Sir John French
1916 – A Visit to Three Fronts
1916 – The British Campaign in France and Flanders, 1914-1918
1917 – Supremacy of the British Soldier
1918 – Life After Death (A Form Letter)
1918 – The New Revelation: or, What Is Spiritualism?
1919 – The Vital Message
1922 – Spiritualism-Some Straight Questions and Direct Answers
1921 – The Wanderings of a Spiritualist
1922 – The Case for Spirit Photography (with others)
1922 – The Coming of the Fairies
1923 – Our American Adventure
1923 – Three of them. A Reminiscence
1924 – Memoirs and Adventures
1924 – Our Second American Adventure
1924 – The Spiritualists Reader (Editor)
1924 – Leon Denis: The Mystery of Joan of Arc (Translator)
1926 – The History of Spiritualism 2 vol.
1927 – Pheneas Speaks. Direct Spirit Communications
1928 – A Word of Warning
1928 – What does Spiritualism actually Teach and Stand for?
1929 – An Open Letter to those of my Generation
1929 – Our African Winter
1929 – The Roman Catholic Church. A rejoinder.
1930 – [A Form Letter]
1930 – [A Second Form Letter]
1930 – The Edge of the Unknown

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:10.