De Grote Jane Austen Quiz!

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De Grote Jane Austen Quiz!

Voor de Christmas Meeting van het Jane Austen.nl forum heeft forumlid Karenlee een fantastische quiz gemaakt. Het gaat om 28 vragen - over Jane Austen, haar werk en de tijd waarin zij leefde. Test nu jouw kennis van Jane Austen!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year was Jane Austen born?
    • A. 

      1775

    • B. 

      1785

    • C. 

      1805

  • 2. 
    In Mansfield Park, what is Fanny’s chief form of exercise?
    • A. 

      Long walks

    • B. 

      She doesn't exercise

    • C. 

      Horseback riding

  • 3. 
    Emma Woodhouse is described as being
    • A. 

      Rich, lovely and clever

    • B. 

      Wealthy, handsome, clever

    • C. 

      Rich, handsome and clever

  • 4. 
    How old is Mr Darcy in P&P?
    • A. 

      26

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      30

  • 5. 
    Which of these ladies plays the harp?
    • A. 

      Caroline Bingley

    • B. 

      Jane Fairfax

    • C. 

      Mary Crawford

  • 6. 
    Which Jane Austen novel was left unfinished at Chapter 12?
    • A. 

      The Watsons

    • B. 

      Lady Susan

    • C. 

      Sanditon

  • 7. 
    What is the name of Mr Collins’ humble abode?
    • A. 

      Rosings Vicarage

    • B. 

      Hunsford Parsonage

    • C. 

      Hunsford Vicarage

  • 8. 
    One poet in particular is mentioned and admired in several of Austen’s works, including Sense & Sensibility, Mansfield Park and Sanditon. Which one was he?
    • A. 

      Keats

    • B. 

      Coleridge

    • C. 

      Cowper

  • 9. 
    What is the name of Fanny Price’s youngest sister living at home in Southampton?
    • A. 

      Betsey

    • B. 

      Mary

    • C. 

      Susan

  • 10. 
    In Persuasion, who was Captain Benwick engaged to before Louisa Musgrove?
    • A. 

      Susan Harville

    • B. 

      Fanny Harville

    • C. 

      Eliza Harville

  • 11. 
    During the drive to Northanger Abbey, Henry Tilney makes up a scary story about what might happen to Catherine the first night that she’s there. What happens in the story?
    • A. 

      She finds a portrait covered with a sinister-looking black veil

    • B. 

      She discovers a mysterious secret passage in her bedroom

    • C. 

      She comes across a trail of blood in a dark hallway

  • 12. 
    What was the biggest difference in the Regency postal system compared to today’s?
    • A. 

      It took two weeks for a letter from Yorkshire to arrive in London

    • B. 

      The recipient, not the sender, paid for the postage

    • C. 

      Letters that were not clearly addressed were immediately destroyed

  • 13. 
    In Persuasion, Captain Benwick wants to know Anne’s preference between which of these two poems?
    • A. 

      Marmion and Giaour

    • B. 

      Marmion and Lady of the Lake

    • C. 

      Last Minstrel and Giaour

  • 14. 
    What book does Harriet Smith recommend that Robert Martin read?
    • A. 

      Camilla

    • B. 

      Romance of the Forest

    • C. 

      The Mysteries of Udolpho

  • 15. 
    Which of these gentlemen had the greatest income?
    • A. 

      Henry Crawford

    • B. 

      Mr Darcy

    • C. 

      Mr Rushworth

  • 16. 
    In Austen’s books, how many men proposed more than once to the same woman?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

  • 17. 
    When talking to Louisa Musgrove, what does Captain Wentworth refer to in making a point about the type of personality that has the greatest chance of happiness?
    • A. 

      A flower

    • B. 

      A hazelnut

    • C. 

      A reed

  • 18. 
    In P&P and S&S there are references to people in the army, in Persuasion and Mansfield Park there are references to those in the Navy. Any there any references to people in the army or navy in Emma?
    • A. 

      Yes, to the army

    • B. 

      Yes, to the navy

    • C. 

      No references at all

  • 19. 
    Which gentleman is described as wearing a blue coat and riding a black horse when he first makes an appearance?
    • A. 

      Edward Ferrars

    • B. 

      Frank Churchill

    • C. 

      Charles Bingley

  • 20. 
    In a letter, Jane’s mother once joked about the close relationship between the two sisters when they were very young, saying that...
    • A. 

      ... if Cassandra leapt off a cliff, Jane would leap after her

    • B. 

      ... if Cassandra's head was going to be cut off, Jane would have hers cut off too

    • C. 

      ... if Cassandra ever got engaged, she feared Jane might poison the groom-to-be

  • 21. 
    Which of these collections would have been Mr Collins preferred reading material?
    • A. 

      Elegant Extracts

    • B. 

      Fordyce’s Sermons

    • C. 

      Brown’s Moral Essays

  • 22. 
    The rain before the Netherfield ball meant a servant had to shop for what essential item?
    • A. 

      Ribbons

    • B. 

      Fans

    • C. 

      Shoe roses

  • 23. 
    What is Elinor Dashwood particularly talented at?
    • A. 

      Piano playing

    • B. 

      Singing

    • C. 

      Drawing

  • 24. 
    Where is Jane Austen buried?
    • A. 

      Westminster Cathedral

    • B. 

      St Paul’s Cathedral

    • C. 

      Winchester Cathedral

  • 25. 
    One of Austen’s brothers was handicapped, and farmed out to the care of another village family when he was young. What was his name?
    • A. 

      Charles

    • B. 

      George

    • C. 

      Richard

  • 26. 
    What was the name of the horse that Willoughby wanted to give to Marianne?
    • A. 

      Lady Luck

    • B. 

      Duchess

    • C. 

      Queen Mab

  • 27. 
    What was Northanger Abbey originally called?
    • A. 

      Susan

    • B. 

      Catherine

    • C. 

      Ideas & Imagination

  • 28. 
    Which of these is NOT one of Austen’s Juvenilia stories
    • A. 

      Frederic & Margaret

    • B. 

      The Three Sisters

    • C. 

      Lesley Castle