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Questions

  1. Can you name Jane Austen's six major novels?
  2. Within 10-years, when was Jane Austen born?
  3. Elinor Dashwood is a fictional character and the protagonist of which Jane Austen novel?
  4. Which novel was originally titled 'First Impressions' and was signed "By the author of Sense and Sensibility"?
  5. True or false? Jane Austen was never married?




  6. What is the first name of Mr. Darcy?
  7. Which novel tells the story of Fanny Price?
  8. In 2007, a TV edition of Jane Austen's Persuasion included many scenes shot at which row of terraced houses?
  9. Which novel is set in the fictional country village of Highbury?
  10. Name the cottage where she wrote all of her six novels, which in 1947 opened to the public as Jane Austen's House Museum?
  11. Elizabeth Bennet is the protagonist in which 1813 novel?
  12. Which of Jane Austen's six novels did she write first?
  13. What's the last name of the sisters Elinor and Marianne in Sense and Sensibility?
  14. Which novel was the last to be fully completed by Jane Austen? It was published at the end of 1817, six months after her death.
  15. Who was on the throne when Jane Austen wrote her novels?
  16. Catherine Morland is the heroine of which Jane Austen novel?
  17. What's the last name of Emma, in Jane Austen's book of the same name?
  18. Which unfinished novel centres on Charlotte Heywood?
  19. Where would you find the Pride and Predjudice quote "I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!"? And which character said this quote?
  20. Which two novels were published together in December 1817 including a "Biographical Notice" written by Austen's brother Henry, identifying Austen for the first time as the author of her first four novels?
  21. Name the leading female character in Persuasion?
  22. Complete the title of the short novel written as a series of documents, possibly written in 1794 but not published until 1871: "Lady ....."?
  23. Jane Austen died in 1817. In which cathedral did Jane's brother Henry arrange for her to be buried?




Answers:

  1. Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, and Emma
  2. 1775 (so anywhere between 1765 and 1785 is correct for this question) (note: Jane Austen was born in Steventon, Hampshire)
  3. Sense and Sensibility
  4. Pride and Prejudice
  5. True. Jane Austen was never married
  6. Fitzwilliam Darcy
  7. Mansfield Park
  8. The Royal Crescent, Bath (where the book's Elliot family was supposedly living while in Bath)
  9. Emma
  10. Chawton Cottage
  11. Pride and Prejudice
  12. Sense and Sensibility
  13. Dashwood
  14. Persuasion
  15. George III
  16. Northanger Abbey
  17. Woodhouse
  18. Sanditon
  19. On the £10 note. The quote is said by Caroline Bingley
  20. Persuasion and Northanger Abbey
  21. Anne Elliot




  22. Lady Susan
  23. Winchester Cathedral