Do You Know Nathaniel Hawthorne?

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Do You Know Nathaniel Hawthorne? - Quiz

American literature is filled with innovative style and creativity that has helped creative writing move forward and further help readers evade and cultivate themselves. That's what can be said about Nathaniel Hawthorne. How much do you know about this American icon? Try our quiz and see if you can successfully complete it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was he born?
    • A. 

      Washington DC

    • B. 

      San Francisco, CA

    • C. 

      Salem, MA

    • D. 

      Suitland, Maryland

  • 2. 
    In what year did he die?
    • A. 

      1860

    • B. 

      1864

    • C. 

      1868

    • D. 

      1870

  • 3. 
    Who was he married to?
    • A. 

      Barbara Bodichon

    • B. 

      Mary Baker

    • C. 

      Sophia Peabody

    • D. 

      Joanna Mary Boyce

  • 4. 
    How many children did he have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      3

  • 5. 
    In what year was he sent to the Bowdoin College?
    • A. 

      1824

    • B. 

      1823

    • C. 

      1822

    • D. 

      1821

  • 6. 
    In what year did he graduate from College?
    • A. 

      1825

    • B. 

      1826

    • C. 

      1828

    • D. 

      1830

  • 7. 
    In what year did he become the editor of the " American Magazine of Useful and Entertaining Knowledge"?
    • A. 

      1830

    • B. 

      1832

    • C. 

      1834

    • D. 

      1836

  • 8. 
    How is the essay where he wrote about his encounter with Lincoln called?
    • A. 

      The scarlet letters

    • B. 

      The house of the seven wars

    • C. 

      Chiefly About War Matters

    • D. 

      Twice fought wars

  • 9. 
    What was his literary style?
    • A. 

      Expressionism

    • B. 

      Romanticism

    • C. 

      Dark Romanticism

    • D. 

      Horror

  • 10. 
    What inspired most of his work?
    • A. 

      Puritan New England

    • B. 

      The civil War

    • C. 

      Elizabethan England

    • D. 

      Protestant England

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