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Literary Quiz 39: Thomas Hardy Quiz

Literary Quiz 39: Thomas Hardy Quiz




1. In which of the following novels by Thomas Hardy will you find Michael Henchard who auctions his wife Susan for five guineas?
The Poor Man and the Lady
The Return of the Native
Far From the Maddening Crowd
The Mayor of Casterbridge

2. Which novel by Thomas Hardy is subtitled "The Life and Death of a Man of Character"?
Two on a Tower
The Woodlanders
The Mayor of Casterbridge
Jude the Obscure

3. Thomas Hardy's first novel was not published and it was subsequently destroyed by Hardy. What was the title of the book
Desperate Remedies
The Poor Man and the Lady
Far from the Maddening crowd
Under the Greenwood tree

4. Which of the following is Thomas Hardy's first published work?
Under the Greenwood Tree
Fart from the Maddening Crowd
Desperate Remedies
A Pair of Blue eyes

5. Which among the following is the first book published under Thomas Hardy's original name?
A Pair of Blue Eyes
Far from the Madding crowd
Under the Greenwood Tree
The Return of the Native

6. Which one of the following is the only historical novel written by Thomas Hardy?
The Return of the Native
Under the Greenwood Tree
The Trumpet-major
The Mayor of Casterbridge

7. Most of Thomas Hardy's novels are set in a semifictional Ara of England. What is the name of this place?
Wessex
Sussex
Sturminster
Brookex

8. What is the name of the epic poem that Hardy wrote about the war with Napoleon?
The Dynasts
The Man He Killed
War and Peace
The Napoleonic Wars

9. Which of Hardy's novels received so much negative criticism that made him give up writing novels altogether?
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
The Mayor of Casterbridge
Return of the Native
Jude the Obscure

10. Which of the following is Hardy's last completed novel?
Jude the Obscure
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
The Mayor of Casterbridge
Return of the Native

11. In Tess of the d'Urbervilles, what was the name given by Tess to her illegitimate son?
Shadow
Sorrow
Joy
John

12. Which novel tells the story of the romantic entanglement between a church musician and the beautiful school mistress?
Tess of the d'Urbervilles:
Under the Greenwood Tree
A Pair of Blue Eyes
A Group of Noble Dames


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