Do You Know Kenneth Grahame?

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Do You Know Kenneth Grahame? - Quiz

​​​​​Kenneth Grahame was a Scottish writer born on 8 March 1859 and died on 6 July 1932. He is popularly known for his classic children literature "The Wind in the Willows" which he wrote in the year 1908. How well do you know Kenneth Grahame? Find out here by taking the quiz.


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  • 1. 

    Kenneth Grahame was in what year?

    • A.

      1859

    • B.

      1900

    • C.

      1870

    • D.

      1880

    Correct Answer
    A. 1859
    Explanation
    Kenneth Grahame was born in 1859.

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  • 2. 

    What year did he die?

    • A.

      1865

    • B.

      1932

    • C.

      1890

    • D.

      1888

    Correct Answer
    B. 1932
    Explanation
    The year of his death is stated in the answer choice "1932".

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  • 3. 

    Kenneth Grahame was also a ....

    • A.

      Banker

    • B.

      Doctor

    • C.

      Lawyer

    • D.

      Singer

    Correct Answer
    A. Banker
    Explanation
    Kenneth Grahame was also a banker. This suggests that in addition to his other professions or interests, Grahame had a career in banking.

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  • 4. 

    He is most famous for which of his books?

    • A.

      The Wind in the Willows

    • B.

      The Reluctant Dragon

    • C.

      Toad of Toad Hall

    • D.

      Golden Age

    Correct Answer
    A. The Wind in the Willows
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Wind in the Willows" because the question asks for the book that the person is most famous for, and "The Wind in the Willows" is his most well-known and celebrated work.

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  • 5. 

    Grahame married Elspeth Thomson in ....

    • A.

      1899

    • B.

      1978

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1798

    Correct Answer
    A. 1899
    Explanation
    Grahame married Elspeth Thomson in 1899.

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  • 6. 

    While still in a young in his .... Grahame began to publish light stories in London periodicals.

    • A.

      20s

    • B.

      30s

    • C.

      40s

    • D.

      50s

    Correct Answer
    A. 20s
    Explanation
    In his twenties, Grahame started publishing light stories in London periodicals.

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  • 7. 

    Some of these stories were collected and published as ....

    • A.

      Golden Age

    • B.

      Toad of Toad Hall

    • C.

      Pagan Papers

    • D.

      Dream Days

    Correct Answer
    C. Pagan Papers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pagan Papers" because the question states that some stories were collected and published, and "Pagan Papers" is the only option that fits this description. "Golden Age" is a term used to describe a period of prosperity and cultural achievement, not a collection of stories. "Toad of Toad Hall" is a play based on the characters from "The Wind in the Willows" and not a collection of stories. "Dream Days" is a collection of stories by the same author, but it is not mentioned in the question that these particular stories were published under that title. Therefore, "Pagan Papers" is the most fitting option.

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  • 8. 

    Some of these stories were collected and published as Pagan Papers in ....

    • A.

      1890

    • B.

      1891

    • C.

      1982

    • D.

      1983

    Correct Answer
    D. 1983
  • 9. 

    There is a how many year gap between Grahame's penultimate book and the publication of his triumph, The Wind of the Willows?

    • A.

      Five-year gap

    • B.

      Ten-year gap

    • C.

      Two-year gap

    • D.

      Four-year gap

    Correct Answer
    B. Ten-year gap
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ten-year gap". This means that there is a ten-year gap between Grahame's penultimate book and the publication of his triumph, The Wind of the Willows.

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  • 10. 

    He has how many works?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    D. 7
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7 because the question is asking for the number of works that he has. Among the given options, 7 is the only number that represents the total number of works he possesses.

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