How Well Do You Know Joseph Conrad?

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How Well Do You Know Joseph Conrad?

​​​​Joseph Conrad was born 3 December 1857 and died 3 August 1924. He was a Polish-British writer referred as one of the greatest novelists to ever write in the English language. Conrad wrote majorly about his experiences at the sea. How well do you know Joseph Conrad? Take the quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Joseph Conrad was born in ....
    • A. 

      1857

    • B. 

      1818

    • C. 

      1780

    • D. 

      2018

  • 2. 
    He died in the year ....
    • A. 

      1924

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      1900

    • D. 

      1990

  • 3. 
    Conrad announced his intention to become a sailor at what age?
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      14

  • 4. 
    Conrad has the knowledge of the following languages except ....
    • A. 

      Greek

    • B. 

      Latin

    • C. 

      German

    • D. 

      Chinese

  • 5. 
    On 2 July .... he applied for British nationality.
    • A. 

      1886

    • B. 

      1889

    • C. 

      1818

    • D. 

      2003

  • 6. 
    What year did Conrad left Poland to start a merchant-marine career?
    • A. 

      1886

    • B. 

      1987

    • C. 

      1874

    • D. 

      1888

  • 7. 
    Conrad reluctantly gave up the sea at the age of ....
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      22

  • 8. 
    His first novel, Almayer's Folly, set on the east coast of Borneo, was published in ....
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      1765

    • C. 

      1889

    • D. 

      1895

  • 9. 
    In March .... Conrad married an Englishwoman, Jessie George
    • A. 

      1896

    • B. 

      1888

    • C. 

      1885

    • D. 

      1890

  • 10. 
    Joseph Conrad wrote and published how many novels in his lifetime?
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      10

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