Jane Austen 1 - Answers

Published: Tuesday 8th January 2013
  1. In which year was Jane Austen born? (16th December) 1775.
  2. Which was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be published? Sense and Sensibility.
  3. Which Jane Austen novel features the character of Elizabeth Bennett? Pride and Prejudice.
  4. Who is the principal character in the novel "Mansfield Park"? Fanny Price.
  5. What is the surname of Emma in the Jane Austen novel of the same name? Woodhouse.
  6. Although not published until after her death, which was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be completed? Northanger Abbey.
  7. In "Pride and Prejudice" who was the eldest of the Bennett sisters? Jane.
  8. Who is Emma's closest friend in the novel "Emma"? Harriet Smith.
  9. From which disease was Jane Austen thought to have suffered in the latter years of her life? Addison's disease.
  10. What was the title of the 2007 movie of Jane Austen's early life starring Anne Hathaway? "Becoming Jane".
  11. In "Sense and Sensibility" who was Edward Ferrous secretly engaged to? Lucy Steele.
  12. By what name were the notebooks containing Jane Austen's early works known? "Juvenilia".
  13. What was the surname of Elinor and Marianne, the sisters in "Sense and Sensibility"? Dashwood.
  14. Who is the principal male protagonist in the novel "Pride and Prejudice"? Mr (Fitzwilliam) Darcy.
  15. Starring Alicia Silverstone in the lead role, which 1995 movie was a modern adaption of Austen's "Emma"? Clueless.
  16. Who is the main character in Jane Austen's final novel "Persuasion"? Anne Elliot.
  17. Who is it said that Jane Austen fell in love with in 1795? Tom Lefroy.
  18. In which village, now the home of the Jane Austen House Museum, did she complete many of her novels? Chawton.
  19. Who directed the 1995 Oscar winning film version of "Sense and Sensibility"? Ang Lee.
  20. In which year was "Mansfield Park" first published? 1814

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