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

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

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?
Rocinante
Don Quihote
Charley
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 Moon Is Down
The Grapes of Wrath
In Dubious Battle
To a God Unknown

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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