Nathaniel Hawthorne Quiz

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Nathaniel Hawthorne Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year was Nathaniel Hawthorne Born?
    • A. 

      1805

    • B. 

      1786

    • C. 

      1804

    • D. 

      1923

  • 2. 
    Which of Hawthorne's works first mentioned the theme of hiding an internal burden?
    • A. 

      Fanshawe

    • B. 

      The Minister's Black Veil

    • C. 

      The Scarlet Letter

    • D. 

      The Marble Faun

  • 3. 
    In what literary era did Hawthorne write in?
    • A. 

      The Romantic Era

    • B. 

      The Enlightenment Era

    • C. 

      The Dark Romantic Era

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Two of the above

  • 4. 
    Who was Hawthorne’s wife?
    • A. 

      Louisa May Alcott

    • B. 

      Sophia Peabody

    • C. 

      Diane Keaton

    • D. 

      Becky Campbell

  • 5. 
    What famous writer did Hawthorne attend college with?
    • A. 

      Henry David Thoreau

    • B. 

      James Fenimore Cooper

    • C. 

      Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    • D. 

      John Grisham

  • 6. 
    How Many Children did he have?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    What famous work was dedicated to Hawthorne?
    • A. 

      Twilight

    • B. 

      Sleepy Hollow

    • C. 

      The Wastelands

    • D. 

      Moby Dick

  • 8. 
    How old was he when his father died?
    • A. 

      21

    • B. 

      43

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      He died before his father

  • 9. 
     What was his father's occupation?
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Navy Seal

    • C. 

      Factory Worker

    • D. 

      Farmer

  • 10. 
    The Scarlet Letter has references to the Salem Witch Trials. Which of Hawthorne's relatives was involved in the Salem Witch Trials?
    • A. 

      Father

    • B. 

      Uncle

    • C. 

      Great Grandfather

    • D. 

      Great Grandmother

  • 11. 
    The Scarlet Letter was originally a short story found in a longer series by Hawthorne called what?
    • A. 

      Old Time Legends

    • B. 

      The Old Fable

    • C. 

      The Wayside

    • D. 

      The Fallen Tales

  • 12. 
    Who conivinced Hawthorne to publish The Scarlet Letter as a novel?
    • A. 

      His Wife

    • B. 

      HIs Publisher

    • C. 

      His Critics

    • D. 

      His Fans

  • 13. 
    How much money did Hawthorne make off of the Scarlett Letter in its intial publication?
    • A. 

      $900

    • B. 

      $10000

    • C. 

      $1500

    • D. 

      $5000

  • 14. 
    What Cemetery is Hawthonre burried in?
    • A. 

      Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

    • B. 

      Gettysburg Cemetery

    • C. 

      Concord Cemetery

    • D. 

      Prynne Funeral Home

  • 15. 
    What year did Hawthorne's wife die?
    • A. 

      1709

    • B. 

      1871

    • C. 

      1901

    • D. 

      1864

  • 16. 
    Which of Hawthorne's daughters became a famous author?
    • A. 

      Una Hawthorne

    • B. 

      Becky Hawthorne

    • C. 

      Rose Hawthorne

    • D. 

      Julian Hawthorne

  • 17. 
    Which of the following was Hawhtorne's only non-fiction work
    • A. 

      The Blithedale Romance

    • B. 

      Our Old Home

    • C. 

      The House of Seven Gables

    • D. 

      Doctor Grimshawe's Secret

  • 18. 
    What was Hawthorne's last publication before death?
    • A. 

      Our Old Home

    • B. 

      The Scarlet Letter

    • C. 

      The Marble Faun

    • D. 

      Doctor Grimshawe's Secret

  • 19. 
    What year was the Scarlet Letter published?
    • A. 

      1854

    • B. 

      1866

    • C. 

      1823

    • D. 

      1850

  • 20. 
    What was Hawthorne's cause of death?
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      Stabbing

    • C. 

      Unknown

    • D. 

      Tuberculosis

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