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Henryk Sienkiewicz: Quiz

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Question 1: Sienkiewicz also visited his relative Jadwiga Łuszczewska (known as "Deotyma") and the actress ________, as their dinner parties were very popular.
SypniewskiPolandHelena ModjeskaKraków

Question 2: After the outbreak of World War I, Sienkiewicz left for ________.
ArmeniaSwitzerlandDenmarkLithuania

Question 3: It was translated into many languages, including ________ and Japanese.
Modern Standard ArabicEgyptian ArabicAncient North ArabianArabic language

Question 4: In 1924, after Poland had regained its independence, the writer's ashes were repatriated to Warsaw, ________, and placed in the crypt of St. John's Cathedral.
PolandGreeceHungaryGermany

Question 5: In 1879 in ________, Sienkiewicz gave a lecture entitled Z Nowego Jorku do Kalifornii.
LvivLviv OblastKievIvano-Frankivsk

Question 6: The popularity of Quo Vadis at that time was supported by the fact that the horses competing in ________ were given names of the characters from the book.
Prix du Jockey ClubGrand Prix de ParisPrix de l'Arc de TriompheIan Balding

Question 7: The novel started appearing in print in March 1895 in several Polish newspapers: in Gazeta Polska in Warsaw, Czas in Cracow and in Dziennik Poznański in Poznań (________ region).
Greater Poland VoivodeshipReichsgau WarthelandSouth PrussiaGreater Poland

Question 8: In the same year the ________ awarded Sienkiewicz an honorary doctorate.
Jagiellonian UniversityEötvös Loránd UniversityKrakówAarhus University

Question 9: Fire in the Steppe (Pan Wołodyjowski, 1888), which took place during wars with the ________ in the late 17th century; made into a film titled Colonel Wolodyjowski.
IstanbulTurkeyOttoman EmpireTurkish people

Question 10: In 1905 he won a ________ for lifetime achievement as an epic writer.
Nobel PrizeNobel FoundationNobel Prize controversiesNobel Peace Prize







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