T.S. Eliot Life & Poetry

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Life Quizzes & Trivia

This quizz is created as a part of my dissertation, but feel free to enjoy it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was T.S. Eliot born?
    • A. 

      St. Louis, Missouri

    • B. 

      London, UK

    • C. 

      New Bedford, Massachusetts

    • D. 

      Oxford, UK

  • 2. 
    Which college did T.S. Eliot attend?
    • A. 

      Harvard

    • B. 

      Yale

    • C. 

      Princeton

    • D. 

      Stanford

  • 3. 
    The poem "The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock" was first published in 1915 at the request of?
    • A. 

      James Joyce

    • B. 

      W. B. Yeats

    • C. 

      Ezra Pound

    • D. 

      John Davy Hayward

  • 4. 
    Who did T.S. Eliot married first?
    • A. 

      Vivienne Haigh-Wood

    • B. 

      Esme Valerie Fletcher

    • C. 

      Joan Aiken

    • D. 

      Dora Black

  • 5. 
    To whom T.S. Eliot dedicated the poem "The Waste Land"?
    • A. 

      Vivienne Haigh-Wood

    • B. 

      Ezra Pound

    • C. 

      James Joyce

    • D. 

      W. B. Yeats

  • 6. 
    T.S. Eliot wrote "Ash Wednesday" after a few years after his conversion to what religion?
    • A. 

      Jewish

    • B. 

      Presbyterian

    • C. 

      Buddhism

    • D. 

      Anglicism

  • 7. 
    Ezra Pond gave T.S. Eliot a nickname he used as a part of the title for a book of poetry for children. What was his nickname?
    • A. 

      Frail Mongoose

    • B. 

      Old Possum

    • C. 

      Small Tom

    • D. 

      Frail Tom

  • 8. 
    T.S. Eliot has sometimes been charged with Antisemitism due to which of his works?
    • A. 

      The Elder Statesman

    • B. 

      Ash Wednesday

    • C. 

      The Family Reunion

    • D. 

      Gerontion

  • 9. 
    In "The Waste Land" there are many lines in different languages. Which is NOT present in the poem?
    • A. 

      Greek

    • B. 

      Spanish

    • C. 

      German

    • D. 

      Italian

  • 10. 
    T.S. Eliot stated that his references to certain vegetation ceremonies were written under the influence from which book?
    • A. 

      From Ritual to Romance

    • B. 

      The Golden Bough

    • C. 

      Sacred Times

    • D. 

      The Nibelungenlied