Do You Know About Emily Bronte?

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Do You Know About Emily Bronte? - Quiz

Emily Brontë will be on the chopping block today, as we take a closer look at the English novelist and poet best known for her world renowned novel, Wuthering Heights. What do you know about the woman behind the book?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was Emily Bronte's only novel?

    • A.

      Jane Eyre

    • B.

      Wuthering Heights

    • C.

      Last Lines

    • D.

      Agnes Grey

    Correct Answer
    B. Wuthering Heights
    Explanation
    Emily Bronte's only novel is "Wuthering Heights." This novel, published in 1847, is a classic of English literature and is known for its dark and passionate portrayal of love and obsession. Set in the rugged Yorkshire moors, "Wuthering Heights" tells the story of the intense and destructive relationship between Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw. The novel explores themes of revenge, social class, and the destructive power of love, making it a significant contribution to the Gothic fiction genre.

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  • 2. 

    What is Emily Bronte's pen name?

    • A.

      Emily Kant

    • B.

      Ellis Bell

    • C.

      Eden Marve

    • D.

      Maden Janes

    Correct Answer
    B. Ellis Bell
    Explanation
    Emily Bronte's pen name was Ellis Bell. This was a pseudonym that she used when publishing her famous novel, "Wuthering Heights," along with her sisters Charlotte and Anne Bronte, who also used pen names. By using a pen name, Emily Bronte was able to maintain some anonymity and separate her personal identity from her writing career.

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  • 3. 

    Emily Bronte was born in which decade?

    • A.

      1790's

    • B.

      1810's

    • C.

      1920's

    • D.

      1890's

    Correct Answer
    B. 1810's
    Explanation
    Emily Bronte was born in the 1810's because the question is asking for the decade in which she was born. The other options, 1790's, 1920's, and 1890's, are not correct because they are not within the range of the 1810's.

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  • 4. 

    Where was Emily Bronte born?

    • A.

      Austin, Texas

    • B.

      Sydney, Australia

    • C.

      Thornton, Yorkshire

    • D.

      New York, New York

    Correct Answer
    C. Thornton, Yorkshire
    Explanation
    Emily Bronte was born in Thornton, Yorkshire. This is the correct answer because Thornton, Yorkshire is the birthplace of Emily Bronte.

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  • 5. 

    From what disease did Emily Bronte die in 1848?

    • A.

      Measles

    • B.

      Cancer

    • C.

      Smallpox

    • D.

      Tuberculosis

    Correct Answer
    D. Tuberculosis
    Explanation
    Emily Bronte died from tuberculosis in 1848. Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is a contagious bacterial infection that primarily affects the lungs. It can cause symptoms such as coughing, chest pain, and fatigue. During the 19th century, tuberculosis was a common and deadly disease, and there were limited treatment options available. Unfortunately, Emily Bronte succumbed to this illness at the age of 30.

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  • 6. 

    Emily Bronte and her two other sisters published a collection of verses titled what?

    • A.

      Tree Tours

    • B.

      Poetry To Lie To

    • C.

      Gondola Rides

    • D.

      Poems By Currer, Ellis And Acton Bell

    Correct Answer
    D. Poems By Currer, Ellis And Acton Bell
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Poems By Currer, Ellis And Acton Bell." Emily Bronte and her two sisters published a collection of verses under the pseudonyms Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. This collection was titled "Poems By Currer, Ellis And Acton Bell."

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  • 7. 

    Where does Emily Bronte fit among the Bronte sisters?

    • A.

      Middle

    • B.

      Third Youngest

    • C.

      Youngest

    • D.

      Oldest

    Correct Answer
    A. Middle
    Explanation
    Emily Bronte fits in the middle among the Bronte sisters because she was the third of the six Bronte siblings. She was born on July 30, 1818, in Thornton, West Yorkshire, England. Her older sisters were Maria and Elizabeth, and her younger siblings were Charlotte, Branwell, and Anne. Emily Bronte is best known for her novel "Wuthering Heights," which was published in 1847. Her writing style and themes of passion and the supernatural set her apart from her sisters and established her as a unique voice in literature.

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  • 8. 

    Emily Bronte had a very short life. How long did she live for?

    • A.

      30 Years

    • B.

      41 Years

    • C.

      45 Years

    • D.

      23 Years

    Correct Answer
    A. 30 Years
    Explanation
    Emily Bronte lived for 30 years.

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  • 9. 

    Emily Bronte attended which school between the years 1824 and 1825?

    • A.

      Brown University

    • B.

      College Of Charleston

    • C.

      University Of Italy

    • D.

      Cowan Bridge

    Correct Answer
    D. Cowan Bridge
    Explanation
    Emily Bronte attended Cowan Bridge between the years 1824 and 1825.

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  • 10. 

    Who was rumored to have written Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights"?

    • A.

      Her Brother Branwell

    • B.

      Her Sister Charlotte

    • C.

      Her Sister Maria

    • D.

      Her Sister Anne

    Correct Answer
    A. Her Brother Branwell
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Her Brother Branwell. Emily Bronte's brother, Branwell, was rumored to have written "Wuthering Heights." While there is no concrete evidence to support this claim, there are speculations that Branwell may have contributed to the novel or influenced Emily in some way. However, it is widely accepted that Emily Bronte was the sole author of "Wuthering Heights."

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