Book Quiz: Sophie's World

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Book Quiz: Sophie

Welcome, this quiz is based upon the journey of Sophie Amundsen throughout the award-winning novel Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder. It has upto twenty-four questions from the story; let's see how much of the book do you remember.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where is Sophie going to invite Alberto?
  • 2. 
    What does plato believe is immortal?
  • 3. 
    What are the elves, dwarves, and other creatures celebrating when Alberto and Sophie meet them?
    • A. 

      Their freedom

    • B. 

      Sophie's arrival

    • C. 

      Midsummer

    • D. 

      A birthday

  • 4. 
    What book does Alberto buy for Sophie?
    • A. 

      Sophie's World

    • B. 

      Alice in Wonderland

    • C. 

      A History of Philosophy

    • D. 

      Peter Pan

  • 5. 
    Why is it important that the major may not know the real meaning of his unconscious thoughts and desires?
    • A. 

      So he doesn't spoil the end for Hilde.

    • B. 

      So Sophie and Alberto won't know how the story ends.

    • C. 

      So Sophie and Alberto can escape.

    • D. 

      So the story is unpredictable and entertaining for Hilde.

  • 6. 
    Sophie says that playing with legos is "an important philosophical experiment."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Who designed the first academy?
  • 8. 
    Thomas Hobbes believed in ____________.
    • A. 

      The universe is constantly changing form

    • B. 

      The soul is immortal

    • C. 

      There is no basic substance in the world

    • D. 

      Everything, even human consciousness, is made up of matter

  • 9. 
    Sophie's mother believes she has a stalker who is sending her threatening letters
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is Darwin's theory included in "The Origin of the Species?"
  • 11. 
    Why was Baruch Spiniza excommunicated?
    • A. 

      He believed there was no God.

    • B. 

      He denied that the Bible was inspired by God.

    • C. 

      He criticized the Church's power.

  • 12. 
    What was the Baroque period characterized with, politically?
  • 13. 
    What does Hume believe people's feelings are not based on?
  • 14. 
    Which of these are immortal, according to Empedocles?
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Fire

    • D. 

      Earth

    • E. 

      Atoms

    • F. 

      Nothing

    • G. 

      Soul

  • 15. 
    What did Sigmund Freud develop?
  • 16. 
    What situation does Alberto apply Hume's argument to?
    • A. 

      Environmentalist sentiments vs economic development.

    • B. 

      Capitalism vs Communism.

    • C. 

      Education vs Philosophy.

    • D. 

      Upper class vs lower class.

  • 17. 
    What was Darwin's ship named?
  • 18. 
    Myths were used to explain what?
  • 19. 
    What does Sophie build with legos?
    • A. 

      Horse

    • B. 

      Car

    • C. 

      Doll house

    • D. 

      Robot

  • 20. 
    What was Marx's book called?
  • 21. 
    What does Sophie take from the Major's cabin?
    • A. 

      Mirror

    • B. 

      Book

    • C. 

      Post cards

    • D. 

      Picture

    • E. 

      Typewriter

  • 22. 
    Where is Hilde's father?
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