Take This Quiz On William Wordsworth!

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William Wordsworth was born in 1770, in Cockermouth, Cumberland, England. His mother died when he was 7, and he became an orphan at 13. Despite these losses, he did well at Hawkshead Grammar School where he wrote his first poetry and went on to study at Cambridge University. He did not excel there but managed to graduate in 1791. This short quiz will test your knowledge of William Wordsworth.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    William Wordsworth admire all these writers except?
    • A. 

      Alexandra Pope

    • B. 

      Samuel Taylor

    • C. 

      John Milton

    • D. 

      John Spenser

  • 2. 
    ________ is the name of the work jointly written by William and Coleridge?
    • A. 

      The Prelude

    • B. 

      Lyrical Ballads 

    • C. 

      Kubla Kahn

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What is the name of his work published in 1793?
    • A. 

      The Prelude

    • B. 

      Lyrical Ballads

    • C. 

      Descriptive sketches

    • D. 

      Kubla Kahn

  • 4. 
    Who did William succeed as English's poets Laureate?
    • A. 

      John Milton

    • B. 

      Robert Southey

    • C. 

      Samuel Taylor

    • D. 

      John Spenser

  • 5. 
    His Son, William Willy Wordsworth was born in?
    • A. 

      1800

    • B. 

      1820

    • C. 

      1790

    • D. 

      1810

  • 6. 
    Annette Vallon was a?
    • A. 

      British

    • B. 

      French 

    • C. 

      Spanish

    • D. 

      African

  • 7. 
    Annette gave birth Caroline Vallon in?
    • A. 

      1972

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      1948

    • D. 

      1640

  • 8. 
    He died at the age of?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      72

    • D. 

      80

  • 9. 
    ______  was his first child?
    • A. 

      Caroline

    • B. 

      William

    • C. 

      Hellen

    • D. 

      John

  • 10. 
    He was buried in?
    • A. 

      Cumbria

    • B. 

      Canterbury

    • C. 

      Carlisle

    • D. 

      Carnforth

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