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Ernest Hemingway

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Take this quiz and find out how much you really know about the life and work of the famous American novelist, short story writer, and journalist, Ernest Hemingway.

Question 1:


Earnest Hemingway was born in 1899 in a Chicago suburb, and later attended this high school.
Carl Rogers High School
Cook County High School
Fenwick High School
Oak Park and River Forest High School

Question 2:


At the age of seventeen Ernest Hemingway began working as a reporter for The Kansas City Star, where he remained for how long?
tree years
one year
six months
one month

Question 3:


On what date was Ernest Hemingway wounded, while performing his duties as a WW I ambulance driver?
May 6, 1916
June 8, 1916
July 8, 1918
July 9, 1918

Question 4:


In 1920 Ernest Hemingway accepted a job at this Canadian newspaper, where he met Morley Callaghan.
The Toronto Star
The Ottawa Sun
The Calgary Sun
The Quebec Star

Question 5:


In Our Time was first published in 1925 and marked Hemingway's American debut. Which of the following short story titles is not part of this collection?
Out of Season
The Battler
Indian Camp
The Killers

Question 6:


In his 1940 novel For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway tells the story of Robert Jordan, a U.S. guerrilla warrior serving in the Spanish Civil War. who is given the assignment to blow up a bridge near what Spanish city?
Madrid
Barcelona
Segovia
Valencia

Question 7:


What Ernest Hemingway novel was published in 1950, following For Whom the Bell Tolls?
The Old Mean and the Sea
The Sea When Young
The Garden of Eden
Across the River and Into the Trees

Question 8:


The Old Man and the Sea brought Ernest Hemingway enormous success and earned him the Noble Prize in Literature in what year?
1954
1952
1960
1953

Question 9:


This Ernest Hemingway book, published posthumously, tells the story of a bullfighter named Antonio Ordonez.
Under Kilimanjaro
Islands in the Stream
The Dangerous Summer
A Movable Feast

Question 10:


Ernest Hemingway belonged to this group of expatriate American writers, who lived in Paris from the end of World War I till the beginning of the Great Depression.
The G.I. Generation
The Greatest Generation
The Missionary Generation
The Lost Generation

 


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