How Well Do You Know Jack London?

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How Well Do You Know Jack London? - Quiz

Jack London, also known as John Griffith Chaney, born in 1876, is a writer who is known to be a pioneer of American magazines and commercial fiction. How well do you know Jack London? If you know him and also keep knowledge about his contribution to the field of literature, then here is a quiz for you. Give it a try, and also share it with others who love literature just like you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these clubs has Jack London been a part of?

    • A.

      The Mandarins

    • B.

      Bohemian Club

    • C.

      DeviantArt

    • D.

      Both A & C

    Correct Answer
    B. Bohemian Club
    Explanation
    Jack London has been a part of the Bohemian Club.

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  • 2. 

    What's the name of Jack London's daughter, who also happened to be an American writer?

    • A.

      Susy London

    • B.

      Alice London

    • C.

      Gianna London

    • D.

      Joan London

    Correct Answer
    D. Joan London
    Explanation
    Joan London is the correct answer because she is the daughter of Jack London and she is also an American writer.

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  • 3. 

    Which economic system did Jack London believe in?

    • A.

      Capitalism

    • B.

      Communism

    • C.

      Socialism

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Socialism
    Explanation
    Jack London believed in socialism.

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  • 4. 

    At his early age, which novel did Jack London read that he also considered the seed of his literary success?

    • A.

      Signa: A Novel by Ouida

    • B.

      The Paradise Lost by John Milton

    • C.

      Candide by Voltaire

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Signa: A Novel by Ouida
    Explanation
    Jack London considered "Signa: A Novel by Ouida" as the seed of his literary success. This suggests that reading this novel at an early age had a significant impact on London's development as a writer and influenced his future literary endeavors.

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  • 5. 

    How many short stories does "Lost Face" include?

    • A.

      Seven

    • B.

      Nine

    • C.

      Eleven

    • D.

      Twenty

    Correct Answer
    A. Seven
    Explanation
    "Lost Face" includes seven short stories.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these is amongst the most famous work of Jack London?

    • A.

      The Call of the Wild

    • B.

      White Fang

    • C.

      Love of Life

    • D.

      Both A & B

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A & B
    Explanation
    Both "The Call of the Wild" and "White Fang" are considered to be among the most famous works of Jack London. These novels are widely recognized and celebrated for their vivid portrayal of the harsh realities of life in the wilderness and the struggles faced by the main animal protagonists. London's ability to capture the raw emotions and instincts of his characters, combined with his skillful storytelling, has made these books enduring classics in the genre of adventure literature.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these Jack London's novels primarily deals with the theme of domination of one group of people over others?

    • A.

      A Son of the Sun

    • B.

      Adventure

    • C.

      The Star Rover

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. Adventure
    Explanation
    "Adventure" is the correct answer because it primarily deals with the theme of domination of one group of people over others. The novel follows the story of a wealthy businessman who becomes a shipwrecked sailor and is captured by a tribe of indigenous people. He is then forced to endure various trials and tribulations as he tries to escape their control and regain his freedom. This theme of domination is central to the plot and is explored throughout the novel.

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  • 8. 

    On which of Jack London's short stories is the film "Torture Ship" loosely based?

    • A.

      A Dream Image

    • B.

      O Haru

    • C.

      The White Silence

    • D.

      A Thousand Deaths

    Correct Answer
    D. A Thousand Deaths
    Explanation
    The film "Torture Ship" is loosely based on Jack London's short story "A Thousand Deaths".

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  • 9. 

    "The Iron Heel" came in

    • A.

      1908

    • B.

      1910

    • C.

      1921

    • D.

      1923

    Correct Answer
    A. 1908
    Explanation
    "The Iron Heel" was published in 1908.

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  • 10. 

    Billy and Saxon Roberts are the main characters in the novel

    • A.

      The Mutiny of the Elsinore

    • B.

      Jerry of the Islands

    • C.

      The Valley of the Moon

    • D.

      Hearts of Three

    Correct Answer
    C. The Valley of the Moon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Valley of the Moon." This novel features the main characters Billy and Saxon Roberts.

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