How Much You Know About Toni Morrison? Quiz

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Toni Morrison is an American teacher and editor who won the Pulitzer Prize for her book, Beloved. Additionally, Toni Morrison received the Nobel Prize in literature in 1993. She was born to a businessman father in 1938 at Ohio. Toni Morrison had a poor childhood but broke through later in life. Have you read about her?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was she awarded the Nobel prize in literature?

    • A.

      1984

    • B.

      1993

    • C.

      1983

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    B. 1993
    Explanation
    In 1993, she was awarded the Nobel prize in literature.

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  • 2. 

    When was she presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom? 

    • A.

      May 29, 1998

    • B.

      June 12, 2000

    • C.

      June 12, 2005

    • D.

      May 29, 2012 

    Correct Answer
    D. May 29, 2012 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is May 29, 2012. This date refers to when she was presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these is her favorite author? 

    • A.

      Leo Tolstoy 

    • B.

      William Shakespeare 

    • C.

      John Donne 

    • D.

      Alice Watkins 

    Correct Answer
    A. Leo Tolstoy 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Leo Tolstoy. This can be inferred from the question that asks about her favorite author, and Leo Tolstoy is one of the options provided. Without any further information given, it can be assumed that Leo Tolstoy is her favorite author based on the fact that he is included as a possible answer.

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  • 4. 

    How old was she when she became a catholic? 

    • A.

      12 years old 

    • B.

      15 years old 

    • C.

      10 years old 

    • D.

      13 years old 

    Correct Answer
    A. 12 years old 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 12 years old. This means that she became a catholic when she was 12 years old.

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  • 5. 

    What is Toni Morrison's baptismal name? 

    • A.

      Elizabeth 

    • B.

      Mary 

    • C.

      Deborah 

    • D.

      Anthony 

    Correct Answer
    D. Anthony 
    Explanation
    Toni Morrison's baptismal name is Anthony.

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  • 6. 

    What year saw her enroll at Howard University? 

    • A.

      1947

    • B.

      1949

    • C.

      1938 

    • D.

      1951

    Correct Answer
    B. 1949
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1949. This means that the year in which she enrolled at Howard University was 1949.

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  • 7. 

    When did she graduate from Howard University? 

    • A.

      1951 

    • B.

      1953

    • C.

      1959

    • D.

      1958

    Correct Answer
    B. 1953
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, the correct answer is 1953. This is because the question is asking about the year she graduated from Howard University, and out of the given options, 1953 is the only year mentioned.

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  • 8. 

    Hat did Toni Morrison study in the university? 

    • A.

      History 

    • B.

      Linguistics 

    • C.

      English 

    • D.

      Psychology 

    Correct Answer
    C. English 
    Explanation
    Toni Morrison studied English in the university.

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  • 9. 

    When was Toni Morrison's Sula published? 

    • A.

      1978

    • B.

      1973

    • C.

      1979

    • D.

      1983

    Correct Answer
    B. 1973
    Explanation
    Toni Morrison's novel "Sula" was published in 1973. This novel explores the lives of two African American women, Sula and Nel, and their complex friendship. Set in a fictional town called Medallion, Ohio, the story spans several decades and delves into themes of race, gender, identity, and the consequences of societal expectations. Morrison's powerful storytelling and vivid characters have made "Sula" a significant contribution to American literature, earning her critical acclaim and establishing her as a prominent voice in contemporary fiction.

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  • 10. 

    What is the title of her fourth novel? 

    • A.

      Tar Baby 

    • B.

      Dreaming Emmett 

    • C.

      Sula 

    • D.

      Beloved 

    Correct Answer
    A. Tar Baby 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Tar Baby" because the question asks for the title of her fourth novel, and out of the given options, "Tar Baby" is the only one that fits this criteria.

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