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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.
Neo-Classicism
Aestheticism
Art Nouveau
Symbolism

Question 2:


Oscar Wilde was imprisoned for two years after being convicted of this crime.
treason
gross indecency
sexual assault
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.
The Picture of Dorian Gray
A Woman of No Importance
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Canterville Ghost

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

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.
Lord Alfred Douglas
Matthew Arnold
Robert Seymour Bridges
Lord Alfred Tennyson

Question 7:


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

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?
Henry Wotton
Basil Hallward
James Vane
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!"
The Ballad of Reading Gaol
A House of Pomegranates
The Fisherman and his Soul
The Sphinx

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 good lover
a sinner
a genius

 


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