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Trivia Quiz - Ray Bradbury: Fahrenheit 451

This is a quiz on writer Ray Bradbury, who was best known for Fahrenheit 451, and was also known as more of a Science Fiction writer, even though he insisted all his writings were fantasy and not Science Fiction.

Quiz Number: 4517
Date Submitted: June 05, 2012
Quiz Categories: Sci Fi Movies, American Authors
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 42.9 percent
Times Taken: 24 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: Ray D Bradbury

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Ray Bradbury Fahrenheit 451

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1. Ray Bradbury was primarily known as being what type of professional?
  A.   producer
  B.   director
  C.   actor
  D.   Writer

2. Ray's mother was a descendant of what country?
  A.   Germany
  B.   Sweden
  C.   Russia
  D.   Poland

3. What state did Ray Bradbury call home?
  A.   Illinois
  B.   Indiana
  C.   Michigan
  D.   Ohio

4. Ray was a direct descendant of Mary Bradbury. What tragic fate befell Mary?
  A.   She was stoned for not giving birth to a son to King Edward II
  B.   She was guillotined by King Henry VIII
  C.   She was hanged as a witch in Salem, Massachusetts.
  D.   Mary is his mother

5. Who was Ray Bradbury's favorite author?
  A.   Jules Verne
  B.   Edgar Rice Burroughs
  C.   Edgar Allan Poe
  D.   H.G.Wells

6. Apart from his favorite author, Ray was greatly influenced by the writings of what other author?
  A.   Jules Verne
  B.   H.G.Wells
  C.   Edgar Allan Poe
  D.   Edgar Rice Burroughs

7. If Ray hadn't been a writer, what profession would he have liked to pursue?
  A.   Magician
  B.   Lawyer
  C.   Priest
  D.   Actor

8. Why was Ray rejected for admission into the military during World War II?
  A.   A bad back
  B.   He was an only child
  C.   Club foot
  D.   Bad eyesight

9. Which of the following did Ray Bradbury never do?
  A.   Eaten meat
  B.   Obtained a Driver's License
  C.   Got Married
  D.   Voted

10. Ray's first paid piece was for writing a story called what?
  A.   The Illustrated Man
  B.   Fahrenheit 451
  C.   Pendulum
  D.   The Martian Chronicles®   

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