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Quiz about Authors Behind Initials
Quiz about Authors Behind Initials

Authors Behind Initials Trivia Quiz

Guys seem to like to hide behind initialled first names. Sometimes we end up knowing the initials but no longer what first names were behind them. Have a try.Is J.R.R. Tolkien : John Ruben Romuald T. No, it's .. . Well hadn't you better try the quiz?

A multiple-choice quiz by flem-ish. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
Dec 03 21
# Qns
Avg Score
6 / 10
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Question 1 of 10
1. What first names hide behind : L.P. Hartley? Hint

Question 2 of 10
2. ....E.M.Forster Hint

Question 3 of 10
3. ..G.M.Hopkins Hint

Question 4 of 10
4. ... J.B. Priestley Hint

Question 5 of 10
5. ...J.M.Synge Hint

Question 6 of 10
6. ....P.B.Shelley Hint

Question 7 of 10
7. ... A.E. Housman Hint

Question 8 of 10
8. ...T.E. Lawrence Hint

Question 9 of 10
9. ...G.K. Chesterton Hint

Question 10 of 10
10. ...and last but not least what first names hide behind the initials of J.R.R.Tolkien? Hint

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What first names hide behind : L.P. Hartley?

Answer: Leslie Poles

Author of 'The Go-Between'
2. ....E.M.Forster

Answer: Edward Morgan

Author of 'A Passage to India', 'Maurice', 'Howards End', 'Where Angels Fear To Tread'
3. ..G.M.Hopkins

Answer: Gerard Manley

Jesuit poet.
4. ... J.B. Priestley

Answer: John Boynton

'An Inspector Calls' {(play);} 'The Good Companions' (novel)
5. ...J.M.Synge

Answer: John Millington

Wrote the 'Playboy of the Western World', 'Riders to the Sea'
6. ....P.B.Shelley

Answer: Percy Bysshe

My favourite poem of his is 'Ozymandias'.
7. ... A.E. Housman

Answer: Alfred Edward

Shropshire Lad.
8. ...T.E. Lawrence

Answer: Thomas Edward

Seven Pillars of Wisdom.-Not to be confused with Peter O' Toole.
9. ...G.K. Chesterton

Answer: Gilbert Keith

Defender of the 'Old Faith'.Staunch Roman Catholic.
10. ...and last but not least what first names hide behind the initials of J.R.R.Tolkien?

Answer: John Ronald Reuel

'Lord of the Rings.'
Source: Author flem-ish

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