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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.
Heiligenhaus, Germany
New York City
Salinas, California
Moscow, Soviet Union

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


What was John Steinbeck's first published novel?
The Red Pony
Tortilla Flat
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?
America
Charley
Don Quihote
Rocinante

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.
To a God Unknown
The Moon Is Down
The Grapes of Wrath
In Dubious Battle

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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