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The Life of Thomas Hardy
"Thomas Hardy is one of the greatest of all English novelists. You've read his books, but what do you know about the man himself?"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Hardy died on January 11th, 1928. How old was he then?
He was what by training?
In 1874 Hardy married for the first time. Who was his first wife?
Hardy was the son of Thomas and Jemima Hardy. What was his father's occupation?
In 1905 Hardy received an honorary degree from which Scottish university?
In 1885 the Hardys moved into a house on the outskirts of Dorchester, designed by Thomas Hardy himself. He lived there until his death in 1928. What is the name of the house (which is still standing)?
In 1915 Hardy remarried. What was the name of his second wife?
Hardy stopped writing novels after the publication of "Jude the Obscure". When was it published?
Hardy's ashes are interred in Westminster Abbey. Where does his heart lie?
The Hardy memorial in Oxford
In Westminster Abbey with his ashes
A statue of Hardy stands in Dorchester. Where?
In front of the City Hall
In front of Wolfeton House
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