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James Jones (author): Quiz


Question 1: James Ramon Jones (November 6, 1921 – May 9, 1977) was an American author known for his explorations of ________ and its aftermath.
World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 2: His last novel, Whistle, was based on his hospital stay in ________, recovering from surgery on an ankle he had reinjured on the island.
Bartlett, TennesseeMemphis, TennesseeShelby County, TennesseeTipton County, Tennessee

Question 3: He witnessed the Japanese ________, which led to his first published novel, From Here to Eternity.
Solomon Islands campaignPacific WarEvents leading to the attack on Pearl HarborAttack on Pearl Harbor

Question 4: Jones assisted in the formation of the Handy Writers' Colony in ________, funded largely on the financial success of From Here To Eternity, and organized by his then-lover, Lowney Handy (Ms.
Martinsville, IllinoisWestfield, IllinoisCasey, IllinoisMarshall, Illinois

Question 5: Jones' novel was made into a film starring Kris Kristofferson, ________ and Leelee Sobieski in 1998.
Alfre WoodardGena RowlandsJoanne WoodwardBarbara Hershey

Question 6: His papers are now held at the Harry Ransom Center at the ________.
Texas Tech UniversityUniversity of Texas at AustinUniversity of FloridaTexas A&M University


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