Faulkner's World: A Quiz on the Life and Works of William Faulkner

Voldfm54
420
Faulkner's World: A Quiz on the Life and Works of William Faulkner

Are you ready to test your knowledge on one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century? William Faulkner's world is full of complex characters, intricate plots, and deep themes. Take this quiz to see how much you know about his life and works. Get ready to dive into the world of Faulkner! 

In which state was William Faulkner born?

Mississippi

Louisiana

Tennessee

Alabama

Which of Faulkner's novels is set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County?

The Sound and the Fury

As I Lay Dying

Absalom, Absalom!

Light in August

What is the name of the main character in Faulkner's novel Light in August?

Joe Christmas

Quentin Compson

Thomas Sutpen

Ike McCaslin

In what year did Faulkner win the Nobel Prize in Literature?

1949

1950

1951

1952

Which of Faulkner's novels is told from the perspectives of multiple characters, including a mentally disabled man named Benjy Compson?

As I Lay Dying

Sanctuary

The Sound and the Fury

Light in August

Which of Faulkner's novels tells the story of the Bundren family's journey to bury their matriarch?

The Sound and the Fury

As I Lay Dying

Absalom, Absalom!

Light in August

Which of Faulkner's novels features the character of Thomas Sutpen, a plantation owner in the antebellum South?

The Sound and the Fury

As I Lay Dying

Absalom, Absalom!

Light in August

Which of Faulkner's novels features the character of Temple Drake, a college student who is kidnapped and sexually assaulted?

The Sound and the Fury

As I Lay Dying

Sanctuary

Light in August

What is the name of the protagonist in Faulkner's novel Absalom, Absalom!?

Thomas Sutpen

Quentin Compson

Joe Christmas

Ike McCaslin

Which of Faulkner's novels features the character of Ike McCaslin, a man who inherits a plantation in the South?

The Sound and the Fury

As I Lay Dying

Absalom, Absalom!

Go Down, Moses

Which of Faulkner's novels is set in the town of Jefferson, Mississippi?

The Sound and the Fury

As I Lay Dying

Sanctuary

Light in August

Which of Faulkner's novels tells the story of the McCaslin family and their relationship with the land they own?

The Sound and the Fury

As I Lay Dying

Absalom, Absalom!

Go Down, Moses

Very impressive!

Congratulations on your outstanding performance in the Faulkner quiz! Your knowledge of Faulkner's works, including the innovative and complex The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, and Light in August, is truly impressive. Your understanding of the literary techniques, the exploration of Southern identity and history, and the portrayal of human nature that Faulkner so skillfully conveys is a testament to your love for his writing. Keep up the good work and continue to explore the imaginative and profound world of Faulkner's literature, which has had a lasting impact on American and world literature, and continues to inspire readers with its beauty, depth, and insight into the complexities of human experience!    

There is still room for improvement!

It's okay if you didn't do as well as you hoped on this quiz. It's important to remember that everyone has room for improvement and it's a great opportunity to learn something new. Take some time to study the material and try again. With practice and dedication, you'll be able to do better next time. Don't give up!                                                

In which state was William Faulkner born?
1 / 12
Which of Faulkner's novels is set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County?
2 / 12
What is the name of the main character in Faulkner's novel Light in August?
3 / 12
In what year did Faulkner win the Nobel Prize in Literature?
4 / 12
Which of Faulkner's novels is told from the perspectives of multiple characters, including a mentally disabled man named Benjy Compson?
5 / 12
Which of Faulkner's novels tells the story of the Bundren family's journey to bury their matriarch?
6 / 12
Which of Faulkner's novels features the character of Thomas Sutpen, a plantation owner in the antebellum South?
7 / 12
Which of Faulkner's novels features the character of Temple Drake, a college student who is kidnapped and sexually assaulted?
8 / 12
What is the name of the protagonist in Faulkner's novel Absalom, Absalom!?
9 / 12
Which of Faulkner's novels features the character of Ike McCaslin, a man who inherits a plantation in the South?
10 / 12
Which of Faulkner's novels is set in the town of Jefferson, Mississippi?
11 / 12
Which of Faulkner's novels tells the story of the McCaslin family and their relationship with the land they own?
12 / 12

Calculating results...

Useful and short ads help us create new content every day.