Truth And Facts About F. Scott Fitzgerald And Zelda!

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F. Scott Fitzgerald was a famous American Writer born on 24 September 1896 to a salesman father and an Irish-Catholic mother. His first detective story was published when he was 13. After graduation, he wrote articles for the college humor magazine, stories, and literary magazine. This quiz has been developed to test your knowledge about the life of F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where was Fitzgerald born?

    • A.

      St. Paul, Minnesota

    • B.

      Florida

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      California

    Correct Answer
    A. St. Paul, Minnesota
    Explanation
    Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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  • 2. 

    In college, Fitzgerald's problem with what became apparent?

    • A.

      Alcohol

    • B.

      Smoking

    • C.

      Drugs

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Alcohol
    Explanation
    Fitzgerald's problem with alcohol became apparent in college.

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  • 3. 

    What kind of reputation did Zelda have at school and what kind of things did she do?

    • A.

      Zelda was a party girl and she drank and smoked all the time.

    • B.

      She was naughty

    • C.

      She always fight

    • D.

      She always use to humiliate everyone

    Correct Answer
    A. Zelda was a party girl and she drank and smoked all the time.
    Explanation
    The given answer states that Zelda had a reputation of being a party girl who frequently engaged in drinking and smoking. This suggests that she was known for her wild and rebellious behavior. The answer does not mention anything about her being naughty, fighting, or humiliating others, so it is not relevant to the question.

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  • 4. 

    What was Fitzgerald's first published novel?

    • A.

      This Side of Paradise

    • B.

      Macbeth

    • C.

      The Great Gatsby

    • D.

      The Cherry Orchard

    Correct Answer
    A. This Side of Paradise
    Explanation
    Fitzgerald's first published novel was "This Side of Paradise." This novel, published in 1920, follows the life of Amory Blaine, a young man who struggles with his identity and finds himself caught between love and ambition. It explores themes of love, social status, and the disillusionment of the American dream. "This Side of Paradise" catapulted Fitzgerald to fame and established him as a prominent voice of the Jazz Age.

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  • 5. 

    Fitzgerald did not easily and quickly produce novels. His writing process included several what?

    • A.

      Drafts

    • B.

      Letter

    • C.

      Essay

    • D.

      Note

    Correct Answer
    A. Drafts
    Explanation
    Fitzgerald's writing process involved creating multiple drafts of his novels. This suggests that he did not simply write a novel in one go, but rather went through a series of revisions and edits before finalizing his work. Drafts are an essential part of the writing process as they allow authors to refine their ideas, improve the structure and flow of their writing, and make necessary changes to create a polished final product.

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  • 6. 

    Fitzgerald meets and becomes rivals with what other famous American writer?

    • A.

      Hemingway

    • B.

      Stephen king

    • C.

      Charles Dickens

    • D.

      Mark Twain

    Correct Answer
    A. Hemingway
    Explanation
    Fitzgerald meets and becomes rivals with Hemingway, another famous American writer. This suggests that Fitzgerald and Hemingway had a competitive relationship in the literary world, possibly due to their similar backgrounds and writing styles. Their rivalry may have stemmed from their contrasting approaches to writing and their desire to outshine each other in the literary industry. This rivalry between Fitzgerald and Hemingway is well-documented and is often discussed in the context of American literature.

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  • 7. 

    Zelda is diagnosed with what mental illness?

    • A.

      Schizophrenia

    • B.

      Depression

    • C.

      Sleep Disorder

    • D.

      Anxiety

    Correct Answer
    A. Schizophrenia
    Explanation
    Zelda is diagnosed with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a mental illness characterized by abnormal social behavior, disorganized thinking, and hallucinations or delusions. It affects the way a person thinks, feels, and behaves, often leading to difficulties in daily life. Symptoms of schizophrenia can include hallucinations, delusions, disorganized speech, reduced emotions, and impaired cognitive abilities. It is a chronic condition that requires long-term treatment and support.

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  • 8. 

    At age 40, Fitzgerald went to Hollywood to become a what?

    • A.

      Screenwriter

    • B.

      Cinematographer

    • C.

      Director

    • D.

      Actor

    Correct Answer
    A. Screenwriter
    Explanation
    At age 40, Fitzgerald went to Hollywood to become a screenwriter. This is because screenwriting involves the process of writing scripts for films or television shows, which would align with Fitzgerald's interest in storytelling and writing. Becoming a cinematographer, director, or actor would involve different roles and responsibilities in the filmmaking industry, which may not have been Fitzgerald's intended career path.

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  • 9. 

    How old was Fitzgerald when he died and from what?

    • A.

      44 from a mild heart attack

    • B.

      42 Died in an Accident

    • C.

      40 died due to snake bite 

    • D.

      44 died in plane crash

    Correct Answer
    A. 44 from a mild heart attack
    Explanation
    Fitzgerald was 44 years old when he died from a mild heart attack.

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  • 10. 

    How did Zelda die?

    • A.

      Died in a fire at the mental hospital

    • B.

      Died in an accident

    • C.

      Died in a fire

    • D.

      Died by gun 

    Correct Answer
    A. Died in a fire at the mental hospital
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that Zelda died in a fire at the mental hospital. This implies that she was a patient at the mental hospital and unfortunately lost her life in a fire incident.

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