How Well Do You Know King Solomon's Mines Novel?

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How Well Do You Know King Solomon

King Solomon's Mines is a popular novel written by the English adventure writer Sir H. Ridder Haggard. The novel recounts the story of search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers led by one of the main characters called Allan Quatermain for the missing brother of Sir Henry. It has been noted that King Solomon's Mines is the first English Adventure novel set in Africa.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The book was first published in ....
    • A. 

      1885

    • B. 

      1985

    • C. 

      1975

    • D. 

      1999

  • 2. 
    By what century did explorers uncover ancient civilisations around the world?
    • A. 

      20th century

    • B. 

      19th century

    • C. 

      17th century

    • D. 

      18th century

  • 3. 
    Haggard knew Africa well, he travelled deep within the continent at what age?
    • A. 

      10-years-old

    • B. 

      7-years-old

    • C. 

      17-years-old

    • D. 

      19-years-old

  • 4. 
    Haggard also owed a considerable debt to Joseph Thompson, the Scottish explorer whose book Through Masai Land  was a hit in ....
    • A. 

      1885

    • B. 

      1865

    • C. 

      1875

    • D. 

      1895

  • 5. 
    Allan Quatermain, an adventurer and white hunter based in ....
    • A. 

      Kampala

    • B. 

      Accra

    • C. 

      Lagos

    • D. 

      Durban

  • 6. 
    Allan Quatermain was approached by who to find his brother?
    • A. 

      Sir Henry

    • B. 

      King Twala

    • C. 

      Kukuana Warriors

    • D. 

      Gagool

  • 7. 
    Who killed his own brother for power?
    • A. 

      Sir Henry

    • B. 

      Captain Good

    • C. 

      King Twala

    • D. 

      Allan Quatermain

  • 8. 
    Who singled out Umbopa for killing?
    • A. 

      Gagool

    • B. 

      Captain Good

    • C. 

      Sir Henry

    • D. 

      Allan Quatermain

  • 9. 
    Who reluctantly led the Englishmen to King Solomon's Mines?
    • A. 

      Gagool

    • B. 

      King Twala

    • C. 

      Sir Henry

    • D. 

      Captain Good

  • 10. 
    The King Solomon's Mines is a book of how many pages?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      320

    • C. 

      250

    • D. 

      140

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