From Prada To Nada's Jane Austen Quiz

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Jane Austen wrote “Sense and Sensibility, a novel that inspired the movie, “From Prada to Nada”. She gave life to some pretty well-known characters, such as Mr. Darcy from Pride and Prejudice and many more. “How much do you know about this amazing writer?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which era did Jane Austen live in?
    • A. 

      Victorian

    • B. 

      Edwardian

    • C. 

      Elizabethan

    • D. 

      [English] Regency

  • 2. 
    Jane Austen came from a family with several sisters.  Do you know how many sister’s she had?
    • A. 

      Three – Cassandra, Anne and Elizabeth.

    • B. 

      Actually, she only had brothers.

    • C. 

      One – Cassandra. They were only two sisters.

    • D. 

      Two – Cassandra and Elizabeth.

  • 3. 
    Do you know how many of Jane Austen's novels were published while Jane was still alive? 
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Ten

    • D. 

      Four

  • 4. 
    When Jane Austen began to write “Pride and Prejudice”, she originally titled it differently.  Do you know what the original title was?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth and Jane.

    • B. 

      Elizabeth, the Will of a Lady.

    • C. 

      First Impressions.

    • D. 

      Prejudiced Pride.

  • 5. 
    In which novel does Jane Austen make fun of women who read gothic novels?
    • A. 

      Persuasion.

    • B. 

      Emma.

    • C. 

      Sense and Sensibility.

    • D. 

      Northanger Abbey.

  • 6. 
    Which actress portrayed Jane Austen opposite actor James McAvoy?
    • A. 

      Kirsten Bell.

    • B. 

      Anne Hathaway.

    • C. 

      Emma Stone.

    • D. 

      Emma Watson.

  • 7. 
    The author of Jane Eyre apparently did not care for Jane Austen at all. Do you know the name of this writer?
    • A. 

      Emily Brontë.

    • B. 

      Elizabeth Gaskell.

    • C. 

      Virginia Woolf.

    • D. 

      Charlotte Brontë.

  • 8. 
    In the book Pride and Prejudice, Lizzy is asked for her hand in marriage by a man who is a guest in her house. Who was he?
    • A. 

      Mr Collins.

    • B. 

      Mr Bingley.

    • C. 

      Mr Darcy.

    • D. 

      Mr Wickham.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following actresses have portrayed the lead character in screen adaptations of Austen's Emma? 
    • A. 

      Keira Knightley, Natalie Portman, & Scarlett Johansson.

    • B. 

      Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, & Jennifer Ehle.

    • C. 

      Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Beckinsale, & Romola Garai.

    • D. 

      Jessica Alba, Kirsten Dunst , & Hayden Panettiere.

  • 10. 
    In Jane Austen’s last novel, Persuasion, which deals with a Love, what is the name of the protagonist?
    • A. 

      Anne Elliot.

    • B. 

      Emma Woodhouse.

    • C. 

      Catherine Morland.

    • D. 

      Fanny Price.