What Do You Know About Wilde Oscar?

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What Do You Know About Wilde Oscar? - Quiz

Wilde Oscar was an Irish poet and playwright who became one of London`s most popular playwrights. You think you know him, attempt this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Wilde became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of what?

    • A.

      Aestheticism

    • B.

      Astheticism

    • C.

      Esthaticism

    • D.

      Statheticism

    Correct Answer
    A. Aestheticism
    Explanation
    Wilde became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of Aestheticism. Aestheticism emphasized the importance of art and beauty in life, advocating for the pursuit of pleasure and the rejection of societal conventions. Wilde's works, such as "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and his plays, reflected these ideas and he became a prominent figure in the Aesthetic movement.

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  • 2. 

    What were the name of Wilde's tutors?

    • A.

      Pater John and walter Ruskin

    • B.

      Walter Pater and John Ruskin

    • C.

      Pater Ruskin and John Walter

    • D.

      John Akis and Walter Pater

    Correct Answer
    B. Walter Pater and John Ruskin
    Explanation
    Wilde's tutors were Walter Pater and John Ruskin.

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  • 3. 

    When did Wilde moved to London?

    • A.

      Before university

    • B.

      At age 30

    • C.

      After university

    • D.

      After he got married

    Correct Answer
    C. After university
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "After university." This means that Wilde moved to London after completing his university education.

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  • 4. 

    What year was Wilde Oscar born?

    • A.

      1880

    • B.

      1830

    • C.

      1837

    • D.

      1854

    Correct Answer
    D. 1854
    Explanation
    Oscar Wilde was born in 1854.

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  • 5. 

    How old was Wilde Oscar before he died?

    • A.

      56 years

    • B.

      50 years

    • C.

      75 years

    • D.

      80 years

    Correct Answer
    A. 56 years
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 56 years. This implies that Wilde Oscar was 56 years old at the time of his death.

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  • 6. 

    What was Wilde's Nationality?

    • A.

      British

    • B.

      Irish

    • C.

      French

    • D.

      Scottish

    Correct Answer
    B. Irish
    Explanation
    Wilde's nationality was Irish because he was born and raised in Ireland. He was a prominent Irish writer and playwright known for his wit and satire. Wilde's Irish heritage and his connection to Irish culture and society greatly influenced his work.

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  • 7. 

    The drama Salome was written by Wilde in what year?

    • A.

      1890

    • B.

      1894

    • C.

      1891

    • D.

      1889

    Correct Answer
    C. 1891
    Explanation
    The drama Salome was written by Wilde in 1891.

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  • 8. 

    What was the last  work written by Wilde Oscar?

    • A.

      The Importance of Being Earnest

    • B.

      The Marquess of Queensberry

    • C.

      De Profundis

    • D.

      The Ballad of Reading Gaol

    Correct Answer
    D. The Ballad of Reading Gaol
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Ballad of Reading Gaol." This poem was written by Oscar Wilde during his time in prison and was published in 1898. It reflects on his experiences and observations while incarcerated and is considered one of his most powerful works. The poem explores themes of punishment, suffering, and the human condition, and is often seen as a reflection on Wilde's own downfall and the injustices of the Victorian penal system.

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  • 9. 

    Where did Wilde read his classics?

    • A.

      Trinity College Dublin

    • B.

      Dublin College Trinity

    • C.

      University Philosophycal Society

    • D.

      Oxford Union

    Correct Answer
    A. Trinity College Dublin
    Explanation
    Wilde read his classics at Trinity College Dublin.

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  • 10. 

    At what year did Wilde read Greats?

    • A.

      1874 to1879

    • B.

      1874 to1878

    • C.

      1874 to 1880

    • D.

      1874 to 1877

    Correct Answer
    B. 1874 to1878
    Explanation
    Wilde read Greats from 1874 to 1878. This means that he started reading Greats in 1874 and finished in 1878.

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