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Nobel Laureates in Literature: William Faulkner

One of the world's most prestigious and coveted recognitions is the Nobel Prize, which recognizes individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions in one of six categories: Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Peace, and Economics. In this quiz, test your knowledge of William Faulkner, a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature; his life; and his literary works.


 

Quiz ID:#12465
Fun:*** (2.12)
Difficulty:** (1.7)
Category:Literature > Authors
Created By:4demo*

 

 

 



#1   In what year was Faulkner awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his powerful and artistically unique contribution to the modern American novel"?






#2   The opening line to Faulkner's Nobel Prize acceptance speech was: "The poet's voice need not merely be the record of man, it can be one of the props, the pillars to help him endure and prevail."




#3   Faulkner was born in and grew up in what state in the United States?






#4   What famous work by Faulkner, which he considered a "tour de force", features the difficulties encountered by the Bundren family in its quest to bury Addie Bundren with her "people" in Jefferson, Mississippi?






#5   Which of the following novels is not a work by Faulkner?






#6   During World War I, Faulkner served in the United States Marine Corps.




#7   In 1963, William Faulkner won a Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for "A Fable".




#8   Faulkner married what woman who had once been his childhood sweetheart?






#9   Beginning in 1949, Faulkner worked with Joan Williams, a student and young author, to write what novel that was published in September of 1951?






#10   Faulkner died on July 6, 1962 at approximately 1:30 in the morning of what?






 

 


   



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