Ernest Hemingway Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Him?

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Ernest Hemingway Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Him?

Here is an interesting Ernest Hemingway quiz. Take this quiz to see how much knowledge you have about this famous American writer. Answer a few simple questions about the life and work of Ernest Hemingway and see how well you can score. So, are you ready to take this quiz? Let's begin then.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the city where Ernest Hemingway was born. 
    • A. 

      Oak Park, Illinois

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Columbia

  • 2. 
    What was the cause of Ernest's death?
    • A. 

      Accident

    • B. 

      Suicide

    • C. 

      Cancer

    • D. 

      Lung failure

  • 3. 
    Why was Ernest request for joing U.S. Army rejected?
    • A. 

      Because he wasn't very tall 

    • B. 

      Because he was very weak

    • C. 

      Because he had poor eyesight

    • D. 

      He never applied to US Army

  • 4. 
    What job did Ernest use to do during World War I?
    • A. 

      He worked as an ambulance driver for the Red Cross recruitment. 

    • B. 

      He used to be a nurse. 

    • C. 

      He used to sell medicines.  

  • 5. 
    Name the newspaper where Ernest used to work as a foreign correspondent in Paris. 
    • A. 

      Toronto Star Weekly

    • B. 

      Paris Star Weekly

    • C. 

      The French Times

    • D. 

      Toronto Times

  • 6. 
    Which of these novels made Ernest win a Pulitzer Prize in May 1952?
    • A. 

      The Old Man and the Sea

    • B. 

      Across the River and Into the Trees

    • C. 

      The Garden of Eden 

  • 7. 
    In which year did Ernest win the Nobel Prize in Literature?
    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1964

    • C. 

      1958

    • D. 

      1972

  • 8. 
    How many wives did Ernest had in his lifetime?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      3

  • 9. 
    Name the first novel written by Ernest. 
    • A. 

      The Sun Also Rises

    • B. 

      The Garden of Eden 

    • C. 

      A Farewell to Arms

    • D. 

      For Whom the Bell Tolls

  • 10. 
    Which one novel that Ernest wrote from his personal experiences of World War I
    • A. 

      A Farewell to Arms

    • B. 

      For Whom the Bell Tolls

    • C. 

      Across the River and Into the Trees

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