How Much Do You Actually Know About The William Wordsworth?

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How Much Do You Actually Know About The William Wordsworth?

William Wordsworth was an English poet and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom before his death on April 18, 1850. He worked on the famous Lyrical Ballads with his partner Samuel Taylor Coleridge, while his sister Dorothy Wordsworth provided the duo with helpful insights. Many consider the Prelude to be his masterpiece. Here is a quiz to test your knowledge of William.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Wordsworth had how many siblings?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 2. 
    What year did Wordsworth and his friend produce the first edition of Lyrical Ballard?
    • A. 

      1791

    • B. 

      1805

    • C. 

      1798

    • D. 

      1787

  • 3. 
    Where did Wordsworth first meet Mary his wife?
    • A. 

      Yorkshire

    • B. 

      Penrith

    • C. 

      Calais

    • D. 

      Somerset

  • 4. 
    Who published Wordsworth's poem the Prelude?
    • A. 

      His friend

    • B. 

      His sister

    • C. 

      His brother

    • D. 

      His wife

  • 5. 
    What magazine did Wordsworth publish his first sonnet?
    • A. 

      The European Magazine

    • B. 

      The American Magazine

    • C. 

      The English Magazine

    • D. 

      The British Magazine

  • 6. 
    What year did Wordsworth receive his first degree?
    • A. 

      1787

    • B. 

      1791 

    • C. 

      1798

    • D. 

      1805

  • 7. 
    How many children did Wordsworth have with his wife Mary Hutchinson?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      7

  • 8. 
    Where did Wordsworth meet Samuel Taylor Coleridge?
    • A. 

      Somerset

    • B. 

      Racedown

    • C. 

      Dorset

    • D. 

      Calais

  • 9. 
    What year did Wordsworth make is official debut as a writer? 
    • A. 

      1787

    • B. 

      1778

    • C. 

      1820

    • D. 

      1847

  • 10. 
    What age did Wordsworth become Britain's poet laureate?
    • A. 

      71

    • B. 

      73

    • C. 

      75

    • D. 

      74