James Joyce Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part II: Pola, Rome, Trieste.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Joyce always had a talent for __________________.
(a) Playing the violin.
(b) Painting.
(c) Singing.
(d) Writing.

2. What was the cause of the death of Joyce's brother?
(a) Fire.
(b) Malaria.
(c) Typhoid Fever.
(d) Boating accident.

3. In 1912 Joyce sent Nora and Lucia on a trip to __________________.
(a) England.
(b) China.
(c) America.
(d) Ireland.

4. Which of the following was NOT true about Joyce as a child?
(a) He was well-behaved.
(b) He was self-sufficient.
(c) He was sullen.
(d) He was nearsighted.

5. Joyce could not attend school in the city in #25 because the school wants the fees right away and __________________.
(a) He is not a French citizen.
(b) He is too young.
(c) He does not have the academic credits.
(d) His French is not good enough.

Short Answer Questions

1. Joyce briefly considered a career in _______________.

2. What did Joyce do to earn extra money?

3. Why did Joyce's newspaper never take off?

4. Where did the Joyces move when World War I broke out?

5. Who saved Joyce's draft of PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN when he tossed it into the fire?

(see the answer key)

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