A Lesson Before Dying Novel Trivia Quiz

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A Lesson Before Dying Novel Trivia Quiz

A Lesson Before Dying is an award winning novel that gives the reader an outlook on the status of African Americans after World War II and before the civil rights movement. This quiz covers general information about the book and the author. It also includes questions about its publishing and awards.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Lesson Before Dying was written by _____
    • A. 

      Ernest J. Gairnes

    • B. 

      Ernest J. Gaines

    • C. 

      Ernest T. Gairnes

    • D. 

      Ernest T. Gaines

  • 2. 
    A Lesson Before Dying is the authors _____ novel
    • A. 

      5th

    • B. 

      1st

    • C. 

      3rd

    • D. 

      8th

  • 3. 
    This novel was first published in ____
    • A. 

      1993

    • B. 

      1994

    • C. 

      1995

    • D. 

      1988

  • 4. 
    This novel is loosely based on the true story of _____
    • A. 

      Travis Scott

    • B. 

      Martin Luther

    • C. 

      Willie Francis

    • D. 

      Trayvon Martin

  • 5. 
    What country is the book set in?
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      US

    • C. 

      UK

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 6. 
    How many pages does this novel have?
    • A. 

      256

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      199

    • D. 

      190

  • 7. 
    What company published this novel?
    • A. 

      Sifiso Publishers

    • B. 

      Knopf Publishing Group

    • C. 

      Moran Publishers

    • D. 

      Hybrid Publishers

  • 8. 
    In what language was A Lesson Before Dying originally published in?
    • A. 

      Arabic

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      Spanish

  • 9. 
    In what year did the scenes in the book take place?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      1948

    • D. 

      1972

  • 10. 
    In what year did A Lesson Before Dying win the National Books Critics Award For Fiction?
    • A. 

      1993

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      1997

    • D. 

      1992

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