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Trivia Quiz - Ernest Hemingway: "Papa"


Questions about the life, career and writings of Ernest Hemingway.

Quiz Number: 4001
Date Submitted: August 11, 2011
Quiz Categories: Authors, American Authors
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: patrickryan
Average Score: 65.4 percent
Times Taken: 59 times
Taken by Registered Users: 7
Quiz is about: Ernest M Hemingway

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1. Where was Hemingway born?
  A.   Havana. Cuba
  B.   Rome, Italy
  C.   Oak Park, Illinois
  D.   Cleveland, Ohio

2. What was Hemingway's first job?
  A.   cub reporter
  B.   ambulance driver
  C.   professional boxer
  D.   bartender

3. What did Hemingway do during WWI?
  A.   conscientious objector (CO).
  B.   ambulance driver
  C.   medical doctor
  D.   Captain, USMC

4. Hemingway's great novel, "A Farewell To Arms," was inspired by what true happening in his life?
  A.   His parents were divorced, and his father 'came out'
  B.   His lover left him for a male nurse
  C.   He contracted a incurable veneral disease
  D.   He was wounded in action during WWI, and hospitalized

5. What newspaper employed Hemingway after WWI?
  A.   Oregon Dispatch
  B.   Chicago Tribune
  C.   NY Times
  D.   Toronto Star Weekly

6. In what European city did Hemingway dwell for most of the 1920s?
  A.   Paris
  B.   London
  C.   Amsterdam
  D.   Seville

7. With what famous author did Hemingway frequently embarked on "alcoholic sprees" with in Paris, circa 1923?
  A.   Joe Kennedy
  B.   F. Scott Fitzgerald
  C.   Gloria Stein
  D.   James Joyce

8. What sport did Hemingway first witness during the Festival of San Fermín in Pamplona in 1923, and subsequently became fascinated with?
  A.   Fencing
  B.   Dueling
  C.   Bullfighting
  D.   Hang gliding

9. What island was home for Hemingway after his first divorce?
  A.   Key West
  B.   Zanzibar
  C.   New Zealand
  D.   Puerto Rico

10. How did Ernest Hemingway die?
  A.   cancer
  B.   "Running with the Bulls" in Spain
  C.   Suicide
  D.   Killed by a jealous husband


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