How Much Do You Know Wole Soyinka?

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How Much Do You Know Wole Soyinka? - Quiz

Try out this quiz about Wole Soyinka! He is a Nigerian,a poet,playwright, and author. More so He is the first African to be awarded the noble prize in literature. So how much do you know about him?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka born?
    • A. 

      13 May,1914

    • B. 

      13 June,1924

    • C. 

      13 July,1934

    • D. 

      13 August,1944

  • 2. 
    What year was Wole Soyinka awarded Noble prize in Literature?
    • A. 

      1985

    • B. 

      1986

    • C. 

      1996

    • D. 

      1995

  • 3. 
    What state in Nigeria is Wole Soyinka from?
    • A. 

      Oyo state

    • B. 

      Osun state

    • C. 

      Ekiti State

    • D. 

      Ogun state

  • 4. 
    What is Wole Soyinka Father's name?
    • A. 

      Samuel Ayodele Soyinka

    • B. 

      Samson Ayoola Soyinka

    • C. 

      Stephen Ayodele Soyinka

    • D. 

      Sola Samson Soyinka

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is Wole Soyinka?
    • A. 

      An Atheist

    • B. 

      A Christian

    • C. 

      A Muslim

    • D. 

      A Traditional Worshipper

  • 6. 
    How many siblings does Wole Soyinka have?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 7. 
    How long was Wole Soyinka imprisoned during the civil war?
    • A. 

      11 months

    • B. 

      12 months

    • C. 

      22 months

    • D. 

      23 months

  • 8. 
    Which of Wole Soyinka play was produced in Accra during his imprisonment in 1967?
    • A. 

      The Lion and the Jewel

    • B. 

      The trials of brother Jero

    • C. 

      The dance of the forest

    • D. 

      The man died

  • 9. 
    What year was Wole Soyinka Awarded Academy of Achievement Golden plate?
    • A. 

      2006

    • B. 

      2009

    • C. 

      2012

    • D. 

      2013

  • 10. 
    When was Wole Soyinka awarded an Honoris causa doctorate by Leeds University in England?
    • A. 

      1962

    • B. 

      1972

    • C. 

      1981

    • D. 

      1991

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