Jane Austen 2 - Answers

Published: Monday 29th April 2013
  1. From which disease did Jane Austen almost die as a child? Typhus.
  2. Which two Jane Austen novels were published posthumously? "Northanger Abbey" and "Persuasion" ,both in 1818.
  3. Who assists Marianne after she falls while out walking in "Sense and Sensibility"? John Willoughby.
  4. How many daughters did the Bennett family have in the novel "Pride and Prejudice"? Five.
  5. In the novel "Emma", what did Emma think that she was rather good at? Matchmaking.
  6. Which famous actor starred as Mr Darcy in the 1940 movie version of "Pride and Prejudice"? Laurence Olivier.
  7. Which city does Catherine Morland visit with the Allens in the novel "Northanger Abbey"? Bath.
  8. Who played the Dashwood sisters in the 1995 film version of "Sense and Sensibility"? Emma Thompson (Elinor) and Kate Winslet (Marianne).
  9. In which village was Jane Austen born? Steventon, Hampshire.
  10. What was the name of Jane Austen's only sister? Cassandra.
  11. Who was nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal of Elizabeth Bennett in the 2005 movie of "Pride and Prejudice"? Kiera Knightley.
  12. Who marries Fanny in the novel "Mansfield Park"? Edmund Bertram.
  13. Which of Jane Austen's brothers helped her publish her novels? Henry.
  14. Who starred as Emma in the 1996 film adaptation of the novel? Gwyneth Paltrow.
  15. In which cathedral is Jane Austen buried? Winchester.
  16. What was the original title of "Pride and Prejudice"? First Impressions.
  17. Who is the character in "Mansfield Park" with whom all men fall in love? Mary Crawford.
  18. In Jane Austen's "Persuasion" what was the occupation of Frederick Wentworth, with whom Anne Elliott falls in love? A Naval Officer.
  19. Who played Mr Darcy in the BBC's 1995 adaption of "Pride and Prejudice"? Colin Firth.
  20. What was the last novel that Jane Austen published during her lifetime? "Emma".

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