William Butler Yeats

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What city  was William Born in?

    • A.

      Halifax

    • B.

      Dublin

    • C.

      Paris

    • D.

      London

    Correct Answer
    B. Dublin
    Explanation
    William was born in Dublin because it is stated as the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    How many sibilings did Yeats have?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
    Explanation
    Yeats had two siblings.

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  • 3. 

    Was William married to Maud Gonne?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    William Butler Yeats, the Irish poet, was not married to Maud Gonne. Although he had a deep infatuation and unrequited love for her, their relationship never resulted in marriage. Yeats proposed to Gonne multiple times, but she rejected his proposals. Despite their complicated relationship, Gonne played a significant role in inspiring Yeats' poetry and political activism.

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  • 4. 

    What award did Yeats recieve?

    • A.

      Nobel in Literature

    • B.

      Bridport Award

    • C.

      Rhysling Award

    • D.

      Citizenship Award

    Correct Answer
    A. Nobel in Literature
    Explanation
    Yeats received the Nobel in Literature. This prestigious award is given annually to an outstanding writer who has produced a notable work of literature. Yeats, being a renowned poet and playwright, was recognized for his significant contributions to the literary world. His profound and evocative works, exploring themes of Irish mythology, politics, and love, have left a lasting impact on literature. The Nobel in Literature is a testament to Yeats' exceptional talent and his enduring legacy in the realm of poetry and drama.

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  • 5. 

    What operation did William Have?

    • A.

      Liposuction

    • B.

      Stomach operation

    • C.

      Kidney transplant

    • D.

      Had no operation

    Correct Answer
    B. Stomach operation
    Explanation
    The given answer, "Stomach operation," suggests that William had a surgical procedure performed on his stomach. This operation could have been done for various reasons such as treating a stomach-related medical condition, removing a tumor, or addressing a structural issue. Without further information, it is not possible to determine the specific reason for the operation.

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  • 6. 

    Did William  die in France?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Based on the given question, it is implied that William died in France. Since the answer is "True," it can be inferred that William did indeed die in France.

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  • 7. 

    How old was he when he died?

    • A.

      80

    • B.

      75

    • C.

      68

    • D.

      73

    Correct Answer
    D. 73
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 73 because it is the only option that matches the question "How old was he when he died?" This implies that the person being referred to died at the age of 73.

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  • 8. 

    What club did William start?

    • A.

      Bowery Poetry Club

    • B.

      The Poets Club

    • C.

      GO Club

    • D.

      The Rhymers Club

    Correct Answer
    D. The Rhymers Club
    Explanation
    William started The Rhymers Club.

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