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Trivia Quiz - Lewis Carroll: English Author


How much do you know about English writer Lewis Carroll?

Quiz Number: 3251
Date Submitted: October 15, 2009
Quiz Categories: British Authors
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: Secret_Author
Average Score: 43 percent
Times Taken: 90 times
Taken by Registered Users: 7
Quiz is about: Lewis Carroll

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1. In Lewis Carroll's book, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", to whom did Alice first speak after jumping in the hole?
  A.   The rabbit
  B.   The Queen
  C.   The Cat
  D.   The mouse

2. Where was Lewis Carroll born?
  A.   North Yorkshire, England
  B.   Daresbury, Cheshire, England
  C.   London, England
  D.   Manchester, England

3. What was Lewis Carroll's real name?
  A.   Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
  B.   Lewis Carroll Dodgson
  C.   Charles Lutwidge Carroll
  D.   Lewis Carroll

4. In 1856, Carroll used the name Lewis Carroll for the first time when he published a poem. What was the name of the poem?
  A.   Fairy Sylvie
  B.   Solitude
  C.   The Mad Gardner's Song
  D.   You Are Old, Father William

5. In 1876, Lewis Carroll produced a nonsense poem called?
  A.   Three Sunsets
  B.   A Tangled Tale
  C.   The Walrus And The Carpenter
  D.   The Hunting Of The Snark

6. What was the writing tablet invented by Lewis Carroll called?
  A.   hydrograph
  B.   monograph
  C.   nyctograph
  D.   cyncograph

7. Lewis Carroll invented an early version of a board game that is today known as what?
  A.   Scrabble
  B.   Monopoly
  C.   Bingo
  D.   Life

8. Lewis Carroll taught what subject at Christ Church College?
  A.   Language
  B.   History
  C.   Philosophy
  D.   Mathematics

9. A childhood illness left Carroll with what handicap?
  A.   blind in one eye
  B.   deaf in one ear
  C.   useless right hand
  D.   crippled leg

10. The Carroll novel, "Sylvie and Bruno" had two different settings. One was Victorian Britain. What was the other?
  A.   Wonderland
  B.   Fairyland
  C.   Dreamland
  D.   Fantasia


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