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Oscar Wilde

written by: Eve
 
A quiz on Oscar Wilde's life and works.

Question 1:


Oscar Wilde is associated with this art movement that began in the late Victorian period and is considered to have ended with Oscar Wilde's trial in in 1895.
Symbolism
Neo-Classicism
Art Nouveau
Aestheticism

Question 2:


Oscar Wilde was imprisoned for two years after being convicted of this crime.
sexual assault
treason
gross indecency
domestic abuse

Question 3:


This literary work, whose preface ends with the sentence, "All art is quite useless", is Oscar Wilde's only published novel.
A Woman of No Importance
The Canterville Ghost
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Picture of Dorian Gray

Question 4:


What drama film, starring Scarlett Johansson as Meg Windermere, is based on Oscar Wilde's play "Lady Windermere's Fan"?
The Nanny Diaries
Lost in Translation
A Good Woman
The Other Boleyn Girl

Question 5:


This Oscar Wilde tragedy, originally written in French in 1891, was banned in England until 1931.
An Ideal Husband
Salome
A Florentine Tragedy
Vera; or, The Nihilists

Question 6:


While in prison Oscar Wilde wrote "De Profundis", an extended letter in which he expressed his bitter criticism towards this English author, better known as Wilde's intimate friend.
Robert Seymour Bridges
Lord Alfred Douglas
Lord Alfred Tennyson
Matthew Arnold

Question 7:


Which characters created by Oscar Wilde are not correctly paired with the literary work?
Lady Windermere's Fan - Mrs Erlynne, Lord Darlington
Salome - Simone Grosso, Beatrice
The Importance of Being Earnest - Gwendolen Fairfax, Algernon ("Algy") Moncrieff
The Picture of Dorian Gray - Basil Hallward, Sybil Vane

Question 8:


Name the witty nobleman who conveys to Dorian Gray his view of indulgent hedonism in one of Oscar Wilde's most famous works?
Basil Hallward
James Vane
Henry Wotton
Alan Campbell

Question 9:


The death penalty is the main theme of this poem by Oscar Wilde which contains the following often quoted lines:
"Yet each man kills the thing he loves
By each let this be heard,
Some do it with a bitter look,
Some with a flattering word,
The coward does it with a kiss,
The brave man with a sword!"
A House of Pomegranates
The Sphinx
The Ballad of Reading Gaol
The Fisherman and his Soul

Question 10:


Complete the following statement made by one of Oscar Wilde's characters: "Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is .............."
beautiful
a sinner
a good lover
a genius

 


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