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How much do you love American poetry? Have you heard of Stephen Crane? Are you ready for this Stephen Crane quiz? Stephen Crane was a very famous American poet, novelist, as well as a short story writer. He has been prolific throughout his short life. He has been known to have written notable works in the Realist tradition and early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism. Let's see if you can answer these questions about him and his work.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was Stephen Crane born?

    • A.

      1869

    • B.

      1871

    • C.

      1873

    • D.

      1877

    Correct Answer
    B. 1871
    Explanation
    Stephen Crane was born in 1871.

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  • 2. 

    According to critics, he is known as

    • A.

      One of the most innovative writers of his generation

    • B.

      One of the most authentic writers of his generation

    • C.

      One of the most honest writers of his generation

    • D.

      One of the most advanced writers of his generation

    Correct Answer
    A. One of the most innovative writers of his generation
    Explanation
    The given answer, "One of the most innovative writers of his generation," suggests that the person being referred to is highly regarded by critics for his ability to bring fresh and original ideas to his writing. This indicates that he is known for pushing the boundaries and introducing new concepts and techniques, setting him apart from others in his generation.

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  • 3. 

    In which state was Stephen Crane born?

    • A.

      California

    • B.

      New Jersey

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. New Jersey
    Explanation
    Stephen Crane was born in New Jersey.

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  • 4. 

    In which year did Stephen Crane publish his first novel, entitled "A Girl of the Streets."?

    • A.

      1887

    • B.

      1889

    • C.

      1891

    • D.

      1893

    Correct Answer
    D. 1893
    Explanation
    Stephen Crane published his first novel, entitled "A Girl of the Streets," in 1893.

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  • 5. 

    Stephen Crane's novel "The Red Badge of Courage" came in

    • A.

      1891

    • B.

      1893

    • C.

      1895

    • D.

      1896

    Correct Answer
    C. 1895
    Explanation
    Stephen Crane's novel "The Red Badge of Courage" was published in 1895. This information is not explicitly stated in the question, but it can be inferred based on the given options. The question asks for the year in which the novel was published, and among the options provided, 1895 is the only year mentioned. Therefore, it can be concluded that 1895 is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    In 1898, hostilities between which two countries were covered by Stephen Crane when he was hired by the New York Journal?

    • A.

      Greece and Turkey

    • B.

      The USA and Russia

    • C.

      The UK and China

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Greece and Turkey
    Explanation
    Stephen Crane was hired by the New York Journal to cover hostilities between Greece and Turkey in 1898.

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  • 7. 

    "The Open Boat" was published in

    • A.

      1896

    • B.

      1897

    • C.

      1898

    • D.

      1899

    Correct Answer
    B. 1897
    Explanation
    "The Open Boat" was published in 1897. This information can be inferred from the options given. The options are listed in chronological order, starting from 1896 and ending with 1899. Therefore, the correct answer is 1897, as it is the only option that falls within the given range.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is true about Stephen Crane?

    • A.

      He feared water too much.

    • B.

      He wanted to study medicine but couldn't.

    • C.

      He used to be very sick as a child.

    • D.

      He never liked any writer of his time.

    Correct Answer
    C. He used to be very sick as a child.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He used to be very sick as a child." This can be inferred from the given options as it is the only statement that provides information about Stephen Crane's health condition during his childhood. The other options do not provide any information about his health or childhood experiences.

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  • 9. 

    He was _______ surviving child of his parents.

    • A.

      The fourteenth

    • B.

      The eighth

    • C.

      The seventh

    • D.

      The sixth

    Correct Answer
    A. The fourteenth
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The fourteenth." This means that the person in question is the fourteenth surviving child of his parents. This implies that there were at least thirteen other children before him who did not survive.

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  • 10. 

    Stephen Crane has studied in

    • A.

      Cambridge University

    • B.

      Harvard University

    • C.

      Oxford University

    • D.

      Syracuse University

    Correct Answer
    D. Syracuse University
    Explanation
    Stephen Crane studied at Syracuse University.

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