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Paul Éluard: Quiz


Question 1: ________ has recalled he was shocked when he heard of Paul Eluard's public approval of the hanging of Eluard's friend, the Prague writer Zavis Kalandra in 1950.
Zbigniew HerbertItalo CalvinoMilan KunderaVáclav Havel

Question 2: At age 16, after a happy childhood, Éluard contracted ________ and interrupted his studies.
LeprosyTuberculosisPathogenic bacteriaAnthrax

Question 3: ________ was seated next to Dominique.
Les Demoiselles d'AvignonGuernica (painting)Daniel-Henry KahnweilerPablo Picasso

Question 4: In 1934, he married Nusch (Maria Benz), a model of friends ________ and Pablo Picasso, who was considered somewhat of a mascot of the surrealist movement.
Modern artMan RayCubismModernism

Question 5: In 1918, Jean Paulhan “discovered” him and introduced him to André Breton and ________.
Pierre Drieu La RochelleGuillaume ApollinairePaul ÉluardLouis Aragon

Question 6: He was born in ________, just outside of Paris, son of Clément Grindel and wife Jeanne Cousin.
La CourneuveDrancyAubervilliersSaint-Denis

Question 7: He was part of the Congress of Intellectuals for Peace in Wroclaw in 1948, and persuaded ________ to also participate.
Pablo PicassoGuernica (painting)Daniel-Henry KahnweilerLes Demoiselles d'Avignon

Question 8: During World War II, he was involved in the ________.
Axis powersVichy FranceWestern Front (World War II)French Resistance

Question 9: ________'s song "An Eluardian Instance" on the album Skeletal Lamping
Kevin BarnesOf MontrealThe Late B.P. HeliumDottie Alexander

Question 10: British comic Vic Reeves played Eluard in the ________ Television film Surrealissimo.
BBCTG4Norwegian Broadcasting CorporationRaidió Teilifís Éireann


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