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Bram Stoker And 'Dracula'

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Bram Stoker And Dracula game quiz
"This is on the life of the creator of Count Dracula, Bram Stoker. There are a few questions on 'Dracula', also."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. When and where was Abraham 'Bram' Stoker born?
    Kirriemuir, Scotland on May 9, 1860
    Edinburgh, Scotland on March 8, 1859
    Dublin, Ireland on Nov. 8, 1847
    London, England on Aug. 22, 1855

2. Stoker often talked of how difficult being the only child of doting parents had been on him.

3. What was the name of Bram Stoker's wife?
    Mina Murray
    Lucy Westerna
    Nina Bouclcault
    Florence Balcombe

4. Which statement about Stoker's wife is true?
    She was motherly, plain, and 20 years his senior.
    She was one of the Great Beauties of her day.
    Stoker coined the phrase 'Stop a clock' concerning her looks.
    She was a large, heavyset lady with a shrewish tongue.

5. All but one of these statements about Stoker's life are true. Which one is NOT correct?
    His father translated Eastern European manuscripts for Trinity College.
    Stoker once worked for the Civil Service.
    Stoker had a degree in Mathematics from Trinty College, Dublin.
    He was once a drama critic for the London Mail.

6. What famous celebrity did Stoker begin working for in 1878?
    Sir Henry Irving
    Oscar Wilde
    Sir James Barrie
    Kenneth Grahame

7. The first book Stoker ever wrote was not published for many years after it was written. What is its title?
    Under The Sunset
    Lair of the White Worm
    Duties of Clerks of Petty Sessions in Ireland
    A Life Of Irving

8. When was the novel 'Dracula' first published?

9. Bram Stoker personally picked Bela Lugosi to portray his bloodthirsty Count in the 1924 London stage version of 'Dracula'.

10. The 1922 silent film 'Nosferatu' had to change both its title and character names because they had never been given permission to film 'Dracula'.

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