Thomas Hardy
  • 1. When was Thomas Hardy born?
A) 1860
B) 1850
C) 1840
D) 1830
  • 2. Which novel by Thomas Hardy features the character Bathsheba Everdene?
A) Jude the Obscure
B) Tess of the d'Urbervilles
C) The Return of the Native
D) Far from the Madding Crowd
  • 3. In which county is Thomas Hardy's fictional Wessex located?
A) Hampshire
B) Somerset
C) Dorset
D) Devon
  • 4. What was Thomas Hardy's occupation before becoming a full-time writer?
A) Teacher
B) Clerk
C) Doctor
D) Architect
  • 5. Who is the tragic heroine in Hardy's novel 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles'?
A) Tess Durbeyfield
B) Bathsheba Everdene
C) Eustacia Vye
D) Sue Bridehead
  • 6. What is the title of Thomas Hardy's final novel, published posthumously?
A) The Return of the Native
B) Jude the Obscure
C) Tess of the d'Urbervilles
D) Far from the Madding Crowd
  • 7. Which Thomas Hardy novel tells the story of Michael Henchard, a man who sells his wife and daughter while drunk?
A) Jude the Obscure
B) Under the Greenwood Tree
C) The Mayor of Casterbridge
D) Tess of the d'Urbervilles
  • 8. What political office did Thomas Hardy unsuccessfully run for in 1880?
A) Mayor
B) County Sheriff
C) Justice of the Peace
D) Parliament
  • 9. Who is the tragic hero in Thomas Hardy's 'Jude the Obscure'?
A) Alec d'Urberville
B) Gabriel Oak
C) Jude Fawley
D) Michael Henchard
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