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How Well Do You Know Jane Austen And Her Books?

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Jane Austen Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz to see how well you know the life and works of Jane Austen. Since my own novel, The Time Baroness, was inspired by her writing, there are some hints to the answers that will help those who've read it. Any real Jane Austen devotees, however, should have no problem.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the sister Jane Austen corresponded with regularly during her life? Hint: it is also the name of the main character of The Time Baroness
    • A. 

      Emma

    • B. 

      Cassandra

    • C. 

      Fanny

  • 2. 
    In Mansfield Park, what is the name of the main character's unpleasant aunt? Hint: it is also the name of Argus Filch's cat in Harry Potter.
    • A. 

      Mrs. Norris

    • B. 

      Mary Crawford

    • C. 

      Mrs. Russell

  • 3. 
    In Persuasion, what is the name of the town where Louisa Musgrove injures herself?
    • A. 

      Lyme Regis

    • B. 

      Bath

    • C. 

      Steventon

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Georgiana Darcy

    • B. 

      William Collins

    • C. 

      Colonel Fitzwilliams

  • 5. 
    Where is Jane Austen buried? Hint: In The Time Baroness, Cassandra and Ben visit this place.
    • A. 

      Westminster Abbey

    • B. 

      Bath Abbey

    • C. 

      Winchester Cathedral

  • 6. 
    What county was Jane Austen born in? Hint: It is also where the majority of The Time Baroness takes place.
    • A. 

      Dorset

    • B. 

      Hampshire

    • C. 

      Kent

  • 7. 
    In Northanger Abbey, what is in Catherine's room that frightens her the first night she stays in the Tilney's abbey?
    • A. 

      A mirror

    • B. 

      A ghost

    • C. 

      A cabinet

  • 8. 
    In Sense and Sensibility, how old is Colonel Brandon?
    • A. 

      35

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      45

  • 9. 
    In Emma, what is Miss Fairfax's first name? Hint: in The Time Baroness, it is also Miss Holcomb's first name.
    • A. 

      Mary

    • B. 

      Elizabeth

    • C. 

      Jane

  • 10. 
    In Pride and Prejudice, what is the name of the Bennet's home? Hint: it is not answer # 3 - that is the name of Cassandra's home in The Time Baroness
    • A. 

      Pemberly

    • B. 

      Longbourn

    • C. 

      Sorrel Hall