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The History of Edgar Rice Burroughs
"This is a quiz about the life of Edgar Rice Burroughs. See how much you know about the author of many science fiction, fantasy and Tarzan stories."
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In which year was Burroughs born?
What epidemic struck Chicago in 1891 forcing Burroughs to move to his brothers' cattle ranch in Idaho?
Burroughs later attended the Michigan Military Academy, graduating in 1895. What did he do the following year?
Studied to become a pastor
Joined the U.S. Army
Started writing stories
Traveled through Asia
In 1911, after reading several pulp magazines, Burroughs decided to start writing his own pulp stories. Which was the first novel he wrote published in pulp form?
'Under the Moons of Mars'
'The Outlaw of Torn'
'Tarzan of the Apes'
'At the Earth's Core'
How much money did Burroughs receive for his first published story?
Which year was 'Tarzan of the Apes' published in book form?
How many complete Tarzan stories did Burroughs write?
Burroughs decided he could make an even better living if he founded his own company. What was the name of the company he started in 1923?
Pellucidar Publishing Co.
The Lost Continent Inc.
Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc.
Edgar Rice Burroughs was involved in the creation of Tarzana, CA. What happened to Tarzana in 1928?
Burroughs first moved there
It was incorporated
Burroughs became mayor
Tarzan movies were made there
True or False: Edgar Rice Burroughs was involved in World War 2?
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Compiled Jun 28 12