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The Life of James A. Michener

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The Life of James A Michener game quiz
"How much do you know about the life of Pulitzer Prize winning author, James A. Michener?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Who raised James A. Michener?
    An adoptive mother
    An adoptive father
    His biological parents
    No one; he grew up in orphanages


2. During his life, Michener was a great supporter of the arts. Where is the James A. Michener Art Museum located?
    Austin, Texas
    Doylestown, Pennsylvania
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


3. What is James A. Michener's middle name?
    Albert
    Alvin
    Alfred
    Anthony


4. Prior to becoming a writer, Michener worked in various other jobs. Which of the following did he NOT do?
    Work in carnivals
    Edit textbooks
    Teach at colleges and universities
    Work as a traveling shoe salesman


5. James A. Michener ran for U.S. Congress in 1962.
    True
    False


6. How many times did Michener marry?
    0
    3
    1
    2


7. Michener never fathered any children of his own.
    True
    False


8. Which author did Michener say most influenced his early life?
    Dostoyevsky
    Shakespeare
    Balzac
    Flaubert


9. Which President of the United States awarded Michener with the Presidential Medal of Freedom?
    Richard Nixon
    John F. Kennedy
    Gerald R. Ford
    Jimmy Carter


10. Where was Michener when he died?
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    New York, New York
    Doylestown, Pennsylvania
    Austin, Texas


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