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Lord David Cecil: Quiz


Question 1: After Eton College he went on to ________ as an undergraduate.
Oriel College, OxfordMerton College, OxfordJesus College, OxfordChrist Church, Oxford

Question 2: His title was a ________: he was a younger son of James Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th Marquess of Salisbury.
BaronViscountPeerageCourtesy titles in the United Kingdom

Question 3: He was a Fellow of ________ from 1939 to 1969, when he became an Honorary Fellow.
Oriel College, OxfordAll Souls College, OxfordNew College, OxfordJesus College, Oxford

Question 4: Two Quiet Lives (1948) Dorothy Osborne and ________
Christopher SmartSamuel Taylor ColeridgeEnglandThomas Gray

Question 5: The ________ (1941) editor
Oxford religious poetry anthologiesHenry Charles BeechingJohn MiltonHarold Monro

Question 6: [1] During 1947, he was made professor of ________ at Gresham College, London, for a year.

Question 7: The Stricken Deer or The Life of Cowper (1929), on the poet William Cowper--winner of the 1929 ________.
J. M. CoetzeeWilliam GoldingJames Tait Black Memorial PrizeSalman Rushdie

Question 8: Walter Pater--the Scholar Artist (1955) ________
George Biddell AiryThomas Henry HuxleySir George Stokes, 1st BaronetRede Lecture

Question 9: He was Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford from 1948 to 1970, his pupils including ________, Dr. R.K.Sinha, John Bayley and Ludovic Kennedy.
Anita BrooknerKingsley AmisWilliam GoldingA. S. Byatt

Question 10: Some ________ Country Houses (1985)
Weymouth, DorsetDorsetPooleSomerset


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