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Joy Adamson: Quiz


Question 1: On 3 January 1980, in Shaba National Reserve in ________, Joy Adamson's body was discovered by her assistant, Peter Morson (sometimes reported as Pieter Mawson).

Question 2: She submitted it to a number of publishers before it was bought by Harvill Press, part of ________, and published in 1960, the year it became a number-one New York Times bestseller.
William Morrow and CompanyHarperCollinsFox News ChannelNational Geographic Wild

Question 3: The film, which went on to win two ________, both for music, is a family classic and true to the spirit of Elsa.
Academy AwardAcademy Award for Best ActorAcademy Award for Best PictureAcademy Award for Best Director

Question 4: With her third husband, game warden George Adamson (whom she met while on safari in the early 1940s), she made her home in ________.

Question 5: In addition to these major achievements, Joy was an accomplished artist and many of her paintings are displayed in a museum in Nairobi, ________.

Question 6: George constructed three identical cage traps, and after much waiting, the three were captured and transported to neighboring country ________, where they were promised a home at a national park.

Question 7: Early on, George attended to their physical needs, while Joy Adamson and her pet Pati, a rock ________, raised them.
PrimateHyraxMammalEven-toed ungulate

Question 8: She was born Friederike Victoria Gessner to Victor and Traute Gessner in Troppau, Silesia, ________ (now Opava, Czech Republic), the second of three girls (her sisters were Traute and Dorle).
Austria–HungaryGerman EmpireHoly Roman EmpireOttoman Empire

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