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Quiz about Austens first and last lines
Quiz about Austens first and last lines

Austen's first and last lines Trivia Quiz


I give you the first or last line of an Austen book, and you tell me which novel it came from. Simple!

A multiple-choice quiz by klbakes. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
klbakes
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
60,404
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
1468
Last 3 plays: Guest 216 (6/10), Guest 78 (8/10), PHILVV (10/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. 'It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife'.

Answer: (First Line)
Question 2 of 10
2. 'No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy would have supposed her born to be an heroine'.

Answer: (First Line)
Question 3 of 10
3. 'But, in spite of these deficiencies , the wishes, the hopes, the confidence, the predictions of the small band of true friends who witnessed the ceremony, were full answered in the perfect happiness of the union'.

Answer: (Last Line)
Question 4 of 10
4. 'The family of -------- had long been settled in Sussex'.

Answer: (First Line)
Question 5 of 10
5. 'She gloried in being a sailor's wife, but she must pay the tax of quick alarm for belonging to that profession, which is, if possible more distinguished in its domestic virtues than in its national importance'.

Answer: (Last Line)
Question 6 of 10
6. 'About thirty years ago, Miss Maria Ward, of Huntingdon, with only seven thousand pounds had he good luck to captivate Sir ------ -------, of --------- ----'.

Answer: (First Line)
Question 7 of 10
7. 'Sir Walter Elliot, of Kellynch Hall, in Somersetshire, was a man who, for his own amusement, never took up a book but the Baronetage'.

Answer: (First Line)
Question 8 of 10
8. 'And they were both ever sensible of the warmest gratitude towards the persons who, by bringing her into Derbyshire, had been the means of uniting them'.

Answer: (Last Line)
Question 9 of 10
9. 'Though sisters, and living almost within sight of each other, they could live without disagreement between themselves, or producing coolness between their husbands'.

Answer: (Last Line)
Question 10 of 10
10. '---- ---------, handsome, clever and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence'.

Answer: (First Line)

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Most Recent Scores
Feb 09 2024 : Guest 216: 6/10
Feb 02 2024 : Guest 78: 8/10
Jan 30 2024 : PHILVV: 10/10
Jan 09 2024 : gogetem: 6/10
Jan 08 2024 : crossesq: 7/10
Jan 06 2024 : Guest 86: 8/10
Jan 05 2024 : Guest 162: 8/10
Jan 02 2024 : Guest 103: 2/10

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. 'It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife'.

Answer: Pride and Prejudice

The first line from 'Pride and Prejudice'
2. 'No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy would have supposed her born to be an heroine'.

Answer: Northanger Abbey

The first line from 'Northanger Abbey'
3. 'But, in spite of these deficiencies , the wishes, the hopes, the confidence, the predictions of the small band of true friends who witnessed the ceremony, were full answered in the perfect happiness of the union'.

Answer: Emma

The last line of 'Emma'.
4. 'The family of -------- had long been settled in Sussex'.

Answer: Sense and Sensibility

The first line of 'Sense and Sensibility'. The family was Dashwood.
5. 'She gloried in being a sailor's wife, but she must pay the tax of quick alarm for belonging to that profession, which is, if possible more distinguished in its domestic virtues than in its national importance'.

Answer: Persuasion

The last line of 'Persuasion'.
6. 'About thirty years ago, Miss Maria Ward, of Huntingdon, with only seven thousand pounds had he good luck to captivate Sir ------ -------, of --------- ----'.

Answer: Mansfield Park

The first line of 'Mansfield Park'. Miss Maria Ward captivated Sir Thomas Bertram.
7. 'Sir Walter Elliot, of Kellynch Hall, in Somersetshire, was a man who, for his own amusement, never took up a book but the Baronetage'.

Answer: Persuasion

The first line of 'Persuasion', Austen's last published book.
8. 'And they were both ever sensible of the warmest gratitude towards the persons who, by bringing her into Derbyshire, had been the means of uniting them'.

Answer: Pride and Prejudice

The last line of 'Pride and Prejudice', my favourite Austen book.
9. 'Though sisters, and living almost within sight of each other, they could live without disagreement between themselves, or producing coolness between their husbands'.

Answer: Sense and Sensibility

10. '---- ---------, handsome, clever and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence'.

Answer: Emma

Source: Author klbakes

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