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Ernest 'Papa' Hemingway was known for his terse prose style, his passion for bullfights, and his fondness for polydactyl cats, the descendants of which still reside in his Key West home. His award-winning works include 'The Old Man and the Sea', 'The Sun Also Rises', 'For Whom the Bell Tolls' and 'The Snows of Kilimanjaro'.   

There are 17 quizzes and 215 trivia questions in this category.
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Hemingway Goes to Kilimanjaro

Ten questions on Ernest Hemingway's "The Snows of Kilimanjaro". The quiz is succinct, as Ernest would like, and best if you've read the story.
Average (10 qns)
123 plays
How to Write Good Bad Hemingway

Trying to imitate Hemingway, huh? By the way, it would be embarrassing to mess up and make it sound like Twain, Tolstoy or gasp! Jane Austen. With this quiz, say "A Farewell to Harms" you might have inflicted on your satire. Some spoilers included!
Average (10 qns)
552 plays
Hills Like White Elephants

Ten questions on the short story by Hemingway. It's all about the details. Anyone who has read the story should breeze through the quiz. Have fun!
Average (10 qns)
267 plays
The Old Man, the Sea, and You

A short but powerful tale that exhibits masterful narration, "The Old Man and the Sea" remains most popular among Hemingway's works. Cast your line and prepare for some questions!
Average (15 qns)
1197 plays
The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber

This is one of the true treasures from the short story genre. It is vintage Hemingway. Best of luck.
Average (15 qns)
486 plays
Classic Hemingway Novels

This quiz deals with 'The Sun Also Rises' , 'A Farewell to Arms' and 'The Old Man and the Sea', three Hemingway Classics.
Tough (10 qns)
1098 plays
10 Earnest Questions About Hemingway

Questions to test your knowledge of Ernest Hemingway's life and books.
Average (10 qns)
2724 plays
Hem's Roman clef, "The Sun Also Rises"

Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises", a semi-autobiographical novel about a group of expats living in Paris, has been in print continuously since its publication in 1926. How much do you know about this canonical book? Most of the pictures should help a bit.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 19 16
111 plays
Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" Quiz

Published in 1952, "The Old Man and the Sea" is one of Earnest Hemingway's smaller novels... small enough to pass for a short story, probably. However, Hemingway's "most popular work" is magical in its simplicity and endearing in its story. Enjoy.
Average (10 qns)
1350 plays
Hemingway's "Death in the Afternoon"

"Death in the Afternoon" is a little philosophy, a little psychology and a lot of classic Ernest Hemingway. It is also the definitive English language treatise on bullfighting.
Average (10 qns)
222 plays
The Cut-Short Happy Life of Hemingway

These questions are all based upon short stories written by "Papa." As you can tell from the title, Mr. Macomber may make his appearance here...somewhere...
Average (10 qns)
393 plays
"The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway

This was Ernest Hemingway's first novel and remains, as F. Scott Fitzgerald said, "a romance and a guidebook."
Average (10 qns)
588 plays
"A Farewell to Arms"

A quiz about Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms". It is his second novel, written after "The Sun Also Rises". I just read the book in my AP Literature class. See how well you know one of Hemingway's most memorable novels.
Average (10 qns)
975 plays
Hemingway's Nick Adams

These questions deal with some of the characters, places, and events in the fictional life of Ernest Hemingway's recurring character, Nick Adams.
Difficult (10 qns)
363 plays
'The Sun Also Rises'

Hemingway's famed novel about the post-World War One 'lost generation' of expatriate Americans.
Average (15 qns)
1128 plays
"For Whom the Bell Tolls"- Hemingway

This quiz will cover the underappreciated, but clearly famous Spanish Civil War book by Ernest Hemingway. Know the book before taking the test!
Average (25 qns)
642 plays
"The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway- Horizons

This quiz covers Ernest Hemingway's delightful book "The Sun Also Rises." 1-5 are complete the quote, 6-12 cover literary development, 13-22 are plot-oriented, and 23-25 covers message and theme.
Tough (25 qns)
525 plays
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