Is William Trevor A Celebrity?

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Is William Trevor A Celebrity?

William Trevor KBE was an Irish novelist, playwright and short story writer. He is considered one of the greatest short story authors of the last century, receiving honors and winning many awards for his contribution to the literary world.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which was the first book he wrote?
    • A. 

      Miss Gomez and the Brethren

    • B. 

      The Children of Dynmouth

    • C. 

      The Distant Past

    • D. 

      A Standard of Behaviour

  • 2. 
    Which day is William Trevor's birthday?
    • A. 

      24th June

    • B. 

      24th January

    • C. 

      24th May

    • D. 

      24th August

  • 3. 
    Which book gained him the Giles Cooper Award in 1980?
    • A. 

      Beyond the Pale

    • B. 

      The Day We Got Drunk on Cake

    • C. 

      The Dressmaker's Child

    • D. 

      Lover and Summer

  • 4. 
    Where was he born?
    • A. 

      Wales

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Scotland

    • D. 

      Ireland

  • 5. 
    What was the name of Trevor's wife'
    • A. 

      J. K. Rowling

    • B. 

      Emma Watson

    • C. 

      Zadie Smith

    • D. 

      Jane Ryan

  • 6. 
    What is William Trevor's other name?
    • A. 

      Cox

    • B. 

      Smith

    • C. 

      Bond

    • D. 

      McCarthy

  • 7. 
    In which year was he born?
    • A. 

      1938

    • B. 

      1928

    • C. 

      1948

    • D. 

      1958

  • 8. 
    In which year did he receive the PEN award?
    • A. 

      2002

    • B. 

      2003

    • C. 

      2005

    • D. 

      2007

  • 9. 
    In which year did he die?
    • A. 

      2015

    • B. 

      2014

    • C. 

      2016

    • D. 

      2012

  • 10. 
    How many times did he win the Whitbread Prize?
    • A. 

      2 times

    • B. 

      3 times

    • C. 

      1 time

    • D. 

      Never won

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