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William Butler Yeats: Quiz


Question 1: He later became heavily involved with the Theosophical Society and with hermeticism, particularly with the eclectic ________ of the Golden Dawn.
AstrologyRosicrucianismEsoteric ChristianityRosy Cross

Question 2:
How is William Butler Yeats described?
Northern Irish politician and leader of the Progressive Unionist Party
Irish-born astrologer and astrological writer
Irish archbishop
Irish poet

Question 3:
When was William Butler Yeats born?

Question 4:
Where did William Butler Yeats die?

Question 5: Yeats' first significant poem was "The Isle of Statues", a fantasy work that took ________ for its poetic model.
PoetryEdmund SpenserGeorge Gordon Byron, 6th Baron ByronAlfred, Lord Tennyson

Question 6:
Where was William Butler Yeats born?

Question 7:
When did William Butler Yeats die?

Question 8: [4] His first known works were written when he was seventeen, and include a poem heavily influenced by ________ which describes a magician who set up his throne in central Asia.
William BlakeMary ShelleyPercy Bysshe ShelleyGeorge Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron

Question 9: He was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival, and along with Lady Gregory and Edward Martyn founded the ________, serving as its chief during its early years.
Gate TheatreAbbey TheatreTheatre Royal, DublinLyric Theatre (Belfast)

Question 10: In 1896, Yeats was introduced to ________ by their mutual friend Edward Martyn.
Augusta, Lady GregoryAbbey TheatreJohn Millington SyngeWilliam Butler Yeats

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