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John Steinbeck

written by: mugimtv
 
A quiz about Steinbeck's life and works.

Question 1:


John Steinbeck was born in 1902 in this city.
Moscow, Soviet Union
Heiligenhaus, Germany
New York City
Salinas, California

Question 2:


Which of the following books by John Steinbeck won a Pulitzer prize?
The Grapes of Wrath
East of Eden
none of these
Of Mice and Men

Question 3:


Name the sequel to John Steinbeck's 1945 book "Cannery Row".
East of Eden
Sweet Thursday
The Wayward Bus
The Pearl

Question 4:


What was John Steinbeck's first published novel?
Tortilla Flat
The Red Pony
The Pastures of Heaven
Cup of Gold

Question 5:


In 1960 John Steinbeck set off on a trip around America, which he described in a book. What name did Steinbeck give to the vehicle he used during the trip?
Charley
Rocinante
Don Quihote
America

Question 6:


Upon its publishing in 1939 this book by John Steinbeck was banned from public schools and libraries in a lot of places in America.
The Grapes of Wrath
The Moon Is Down
To a God Unknown
In Dubious Battle

Question 7:


During World War II John Steinbeck worked as a war correspondent for this newspaper.
New York Herald Tribune
Los Angeles Times
The New York Times
San Francisco Chronicle

Question 8:


George Milton and Lennie Small were characters in which book by John Steinbeck?
The Pearl
Cannery Row
The Wayward Bus
Of Mice and Men

Question 9:


Which of the following women was not married to John Steinbeck?
Elaine Anderson Scott Steinbeck
Carol Henning Steinbeck Brown
Mary Steinbeck Dekker
Gwyndolyn Conger Steinbeck

Question 10:


What prize did John Steinbeck receive in 1962?
New York Drama Critics' Circle Award
Commonwealth Club of California Gold Medal for Best Novel by a Californian
Nobel Prize for Literature
Pulitzer Prize Fiction Award

 


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