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Margaret Drabble: Quiz


Question 1: In 1982, she married the writer and biographer Michael Holroyd (now Sir Michael); they live in ________ and Somerset.

Question 2: She joined the ________ at Stratford-upon-Avon in 1960, at one point serving as an understudy for Vanessa Redgrave, before leaving to pursue a literary career.
Royal Shakespeare CompanyLaurence OlivierRoyal National TheatreKing Lear

Question 3: After attending the Quaker boarding-school Mount School at York, where her mother was employed, Drabble received a major scholarship for ________.
Newnham College, CambridgeLucy Cavendish College, CambridgeTrinity College, CambridgeMurray Edwards College, Cambridge

Question 4: Drabble was born in ________, Yorkshire, as the second daughter of the advocate and novelist John F.
SheffieldNewcastle upon TyneKingston upon HullLeeds

Question 5: Her third novel, The Millstone (1965), brought her the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1966, and Jerusalem the Golden won the ________ in 1967.
J. M. CoetzeeWilliam GoldingJames Tait Black Memorial PrizeSalman Rushdie

Question 6: Drabble has published seventeen ________ to date.

Question 7: Her critical works include studies of William Wordsworth and ________.
Thomas Hardy's WessexThomas HardyFar from the Madding CrowdJude the Obscure

Question 8: Margaret Drabble at the ________
Box Office MojoCDNOWAmazon.comInternet Movie Database

Question 9: 1998's The Witch of ________ finally shows the withdrawn existence of an old author.
River BarleSouth West Coast PathExmoorBlackdown Hills

Question 10: invasion of Iraq she wrote an article calling herself ________, saying "My anti-Americanism has become almost uncontrollable.
African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)Central Intelligence AgencyUnited StatesAnti-Americanism


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