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This quiz was prepared to check the knowledge of the involved students about the poets and authors who were presented in the Anthology of Poets and Authors in Cafe Literature of LSVC project.


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  • 1. 

    Who wrote the poem Annabel Lee? 

    • A.

      Ernest Hemingway

    • B.

      Walt Whitman

    • C.

      Edgar Allan Poe

    Correct Answer
    C. Edgar Allan Poe
    Explanation
    Edgar Allan Poe is the correct answer because he is widely known as the author of the poem "Annabel Lee." Poe was an American writer and poet who is famous for his macabre and Gothic tales. "Annabel Lee" is one of his most renowned works, depicting a tragic love story between the narrator and his deceased lover. Poe's unique style and dark themes have made him a significant figure in American literature.

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  • 2. 

     Who is the poet of Turkish National Anthem? 

    • A.

      Mehmet Akif Ersoy

    • B.

      Arif Nihat Asya

    • C.

      Melih Cevdet Anday

    Correct Answer
    A. Mehmet Akif Ersoy
    Explanation
    Mehmet Akif Ersoy is the correct answer because he is the poet of the Turkish National Anthem. He wrote the lyrics of the anthem, which is titled "İstiklal Marşı" (The Independence March). Mehmet Akif Ersoy was a prominent Turkish poet and writer, and his work in the form of the national anthem is highly revered and celebrated in Turkey.

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  • 3. 

    He was born in Smyrna, Asia Minor, in 1900. He is one of the most important Greek poets of 20th century and Nobel Lauarate.He received many honours and prizes, among them honorary doctoral degrees from the universities of Cambridge (1960), Oxford (1964), Salonika (1964), and Princeton (1965).Who is he? 

    • A.

      Odysseas Elytis

    • B.

      Giorgos Seferis

    • C.

      Dionisios Solomos

    Correct Answer
    B. Giorgos Seferis
    Explanation
    Giorgos Seferis is the correct answer because he was born in Smyrna, Asia Minor in 1900 and is considered one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century. He was also a Nobel Laureate and received honorary doctoral degrees from various prestigious universities.

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  • 4. 

    He lived between 1809 and 1849. He was a polish romantic poet. He is considered one of the "Three Bards " of Polish literature — a major figure in the Polish Romantic period , and the father of modern Polish drama.Who is he?  

    • A.

      Juliusz Słowacki

    • B.

      Jan Kochanowski

    • C.

      Jan Jakub Twardowski

    Correct Answer
    A. Juliusz Słowacki
    Explanation
    Juliusz Słowacki is the correct answer because he fits the given description. He lived between 1809 and 1849, was a Polish romantic poet, and is considered one of the "Three Bards" of Polish literature. He was a significant figure in the Polish Romantic period and is known as the father of modern Polish drama.

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  • 5. 

     He is a playwright, theatre director and poet. He was born on 20 March 1828. He died in 1906. He was often referred as "The father of realism". 

    • A.

      Jo Nesbø

    • B.

      Henrik Wergeland

    • C.

      Henrik Ibsen

    Correct Answer
    C. Henrik Ibsen
    Explanation
    Henrik Ibsen is the correct answer because he is known as a playwright, theatre director, and poet. He was born on 20 March 1828 and died in 1906. He is often referred to as "The father of realism," indicating his significant contributions to the genre.

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  • 6. 

     Who is the writer of Harry Potter Books? 

    • A.

      John Green

    • B.

      J.K Rowling

    • C.

      Suzanne Collins

    Correct Answer
    B. J.K Rowling
    Explanation
    J.K Rowling is the correct answer because she is the writer of the Harry Potter books. Her real name is Joanne Rowling, but she chose to use her initials to appeal to young male readers. Rowling's Harry Potter series has become one of the most popular and successful book franchises in the world, captivating readers of all ages with its magical world and compelling characters.

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  • 7. 

     Who wrote "Hunger Games"? 

    • A.

      J.K Rowling

    • B.

      Suzanne Collins

    • C.

      John Green

    Correct Answer
    B. Suzanne Collins
    Explanation
    Suzanne Collins is the correct answer because she is the author of the "Hunger Games" series. J.K Rowling is the author of the "Harry Potter" series, and John Green is known for books such as "The Fault in Our Stars."

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  • 8. 

     Which minstrel does those lines belong to?                            The Road I am on a long and narrow road,I walk day and night;I do not know what state I am inI walk day and night;  

    • A.

      Cahit Külebi

    • B.

      Aşık Veysel

    • C.

      Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı

    Correct Answer
    B. Aşık Veysel
    Explanation
    The given lines belong to the minstrel Aşık Veysel.

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  • 9. 

     Which poet wrote the following  line “We love the created for the Creator's sake”  

    • A.

      Mevlana

    • B.

      Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar

    • C.

      Yunus Emre

    Correct Answer
    C. Yunus Emre
    Explanation
    Yunus Emre is the correct answer because he is a famous Turkish poet who is known for his mystical and spiritual poetry. The given line, "We love the created for the Creator's sake," reflects the theme of divine love and unity with God that is often found in Yunus Emre's poems. His poetry emphasizes the importance of love, compassion, and devotion to the Creator, which aligns with the message conveyed in the given line.

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  • 10. 

     He is a Polish poet.He was born on August 15, 1898 in Żmerynce and died on July 2, 1966 in Warsaw. He is the author of many well-known fairy tales and poems for children ,satirical texts for adults , as well as the translator of Russian literature.Who is he?  

    • A.

      Adam Mickiewicz

    • B.

      Jan Brzechwa

    • C.

      Andrzej Sapkowski

    Correct Answer
    B. Jan Brzechwa
    Explanation
    Jan Brzechwa is the correct answer because he is a Polish poet known for his fairy tales and poems for children. He was born in 1898 and died in 1966. He was also a translator of Russian literature and wrote satirical texts for adults.

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  • 11. 

     He was born on June 1, 1915 in Warsaw and died January 18, 2006 in Warsaw - Polish Roman Catholic  priest , prelate of honor to His Holiness , a poet , a representative of the contemporary religious poetry.Who is he?  

    • A.

      Jan Jakub Twardowski

    • B.

      Adam Mickiewicz

    • C.

      Aleksander Fredro

    Correct Answer
    A. Jan Jakub Twardowski
    Explanation
    Jan Jakub Twardowski is the correct answer because the given information matches his biography. He was born on June 1, 1915, in Warsaw and died on January 18, 2006, in Warsaw. He was a Polish Roman Catholic priest, prelate of honor to His Holiness, a poet, and a representative of contemporary religious poetry.

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  • 12. 

    He was  one of the greatest Spanish writer.He is also regarded  as one of the leading novelist in the world.He was born in 1547 and died  in 1616.His masterpiece  was Don Quixote. It is regarded as the first modern novel in European literature.Who is he?  

    • A.

      Federico García Lorca

    • B.

      Miguel de Cervantes

    • C.

      Gustavo Adolfo Béquer

    Correct Answer
    B. Miguel de Cervantes
    Explanation
    Miguel de Cervantes is the correct answer because he is known as one of the greatest Spanish writers and one of the leading novelists in the world. He was born in 1547 and died in 1616. His most famous work is Don Quixote, which is considered the first modern novel in European literature.

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  • 13. 

    Which poet  do those lines belong to?Two lovely eyes. The spirit of a child.Two lovely eyes. Sun rays and music.They don't want anything and they don't vow.My soul is praying,Child!My soul is praying…  

    • A.

      Paul Valery

    • B.

      Peyo Yavarov

    • C.

      Hhalil Gibran

    Correct Answer
    B. Peyo Yavarov
  • 14. 

     He is great Turkish poet.He was born in 1902 in Selonika ,in Greece.He  influenced the other poets and  has many famous poems.He  died in 1963 in Russia.Some of his famous Works:-Letters to Taranta Babu-The Epic of Sheikh Bedreddin-Life is Good Brother-Ferhad and Şirin  

    • A.

      Attila İlhan

    • B.

      Necati Cumalı

    • C.

      Nazım Hikmet

    Correct Answer
    C. Nazım Hikmet
    Explanation
    Nazım Hikmet is the correct answer because the given information describes a great Turkish poet who was born in 1902 in Selonika, Greece, and died in 1963 in Russia. It also mentions that he influenced other poets and has many famous poems. The provided list of names includes Nazım Hikmet, Attila İlhan, and Necati Cumalı, but based on the given information, only Nazım Hikmet fits the description.

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  • 15. 

     He was regarded as a major exponent of romantic modernism in Greece and the world. In 1979 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1979.  

    • A.

      Odysseas Elytis

    • B.

      Dionisios Solomos

    • C.

      Eleftheria Katsarou

    Correct Answer
    A. Odysseas Elytis
    Explanation
    Odysseas Elytis was considered a significant figure in romantic modernism in both Greece and the world. His contributions to literature were highly regarded, leading him to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1979.

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  • 16. 

     He  was a Norwegian-English writer.He wrote  many books, also childrens books. Many of his books have been on the best selling lists in many countries. Some of his most famous books are Matilda, Witches, and Charlie and the chocolate factory.Who is he?  

    • A.

      J.R.R Tolkien

    • B.

      Roald Dahl

    • C.

      Henrik İbsen

    Correct Answer
    B. Roald Dahl
    Explanation
    Roald Dahl is the correct answer because the passage states that he was a Norwegian-English writer who wrote many books, including children's books. It also mentions that some of his most famous books are Matilda, Witches, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Roald Dahl is well-known for his imaginative and whimsical stories, making him a popular and successful author in many countries.

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  • 17. 

     He was a Spanish playwright, poet and novelist. He was one of the key figures in the Spanish Golden Century of Baroque literature. His reputation in the world of Spanish literature is second only to that of Cervantes.  

    • A.

      Lope de Vega

    • B.

      Antonio Machado

    • C.

      Gustavo Adolfo Béquer

    Correct Answer
    A. Lope de Vega
    Explanation
    Lope de Vega was a prominent figure in Spanish literature during the Golden Century of Baroque literature. He was not only a playwright but also a poet and novelist. His contributions to Spanish literature are highly regarded, and his reputation is second only to that of Cervantes. This explanation highlights Lope de Vega's significance and his place in the literary world, making him the correct answer.

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  • 18. 

     Which poet do the following lines belong to? Suddenly the window will openand Mother will callit's time to come inthe wall will partI will enter heaven in muddy shoes 

    • A.

      Jan Jakub Twardowski

    • B.

      Tadeusz Rozewicz

    • C.

      Aleksander Fredro

    Correct Answer
    B. Tadeusz Rozewicz
    Explanation
    The given lines suggest a sense of nostalgia and a longing for the past. The poet describes a moment when the window opens and the mother calls the speaker to come inside. The idea of entering heaven in muddy shoes implies a desire to hold onto the innocence and simplicity of childhood. This theme of longing for the past and the loss of innocence is often explored in the works of Tadeusz Rozewicz.

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  • 19. 

     Who wrote those world-famous plays? “Romeo and Juliet,Macbeth,Hamlet,Hing Henry,Othello,Julius Caesar....”  

    • A.

      Charles Dickens

    • B.

      Charles Baudelaire

    • C.

      William Shakespeare

    Correct Answer
    C. William Shakespeare
    Explanation
    The correct answer is William Shakespeare because he is the author of the world-famous plays mentioned in the question, such as Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Hamlet, King Henry, Othello, and Julius Caesar. Charles Dickens and Charles Baudelaire are not known for writing these plays.

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  • 20. 

    He was born in 1925 in Menemen,İzmir and died in İstanbul  in 2005.He is a famous poet and writer.He has got many successful novels and  famous  poems and  essays. Some of his famous works are Duvar,Ben Sana Mecburum,Kimi Sevsem Sensin,Sokataki Adam, Kurtlar Sofrası…

    • A.

      Attila İlhan

    • B.

      Cemal Süreya

    • C.

      Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca

    Correct Answer
    A. Attila İlhan
    Explanation
    Attila İlhan was a famous poet and writer born in 1925 in Menemen, İzmir, and died in Istanbul in 2005. He is known for his successful novels, famous poems, and essays. Some of his notable works include "Duvar," "Ben Sana Mecburum," "Kimi Sevsem Sensin," "Sokataki Adam," and "Kurtlar Sofrası."

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