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  • 1. 
    Where was William Golding born?
    • A. 

      Sydney, Australia

    • B. 

      London, England

    • C. 

      New York, USA

    • D. 

      Cornwall, England

  • 2. 
    Which year was William Golding born?
    • A. 

      1905

    • B. 

      1911

    • C. 

      1928

    • D. 

      1912

  • 3. 
    What was the name of William Golding's first novel?
    • A. 

      The Spire

    • B. 

      The Pyramid

    • C. 

      The Lord of the Flies

    • D. 

      Rites of Passage

  • 4. 
    What award did William Golding receive for his Lord of the Flies novel?
    • A. 

      Booker Prize

    • B. 

      Nobel Prize for Literature

    • C. 

      Paris Literary Prize

    • D. 

      Nobel Peace Prize

  • 5. 
    Who was William Golding knighted by?
    • A. 

      King of England

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth I

    • C. 

      Prime Minister of England

    • D. 

      Queen Elizabeth II

  • 6. 
    Which two authors influenced William Golding's writing?
    • A. 

      Thomas Eliot and William Faulkner

    • B. 

      George Bernard Shaw and Jules Verne

    • C. 

      Jules Verne and John Milton

    • D. 

      Thomas Mann and Ernest Hemingway