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Shirley Jackson Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Shirley Jackson Quiz

What do you know about the woman behind the horrifying story "The Lottery" as well as other works? Find out by taking the Shirley Jackson quiz from eNotes!

  • Question 1

    True or False: Jackson was a heavy smoker

  • Question 2

    From which New York university did Jackson graduate?

  • Question 3

    Jackson's husband, Stanley Edgar Hyman, was a well-known ____________.

  • Question 4

    Which of Jackson's works has been twice adapted to film?

  • Question 5

    In what genre do three of Jackson's six novels fall?

  • Question 6

    About what did Jackson frequently lie?

  • Question 7

    Which country banned "The Lottery"?

  • Question 8

    Which of Jackson's works was adapted for the stage and had a short Broadway run?

  • Question 9

    True or False: The New Yorker received more attention and feedback after publishing "The Lottery" over any other previous story

  • Question 10

    What did Jackson refuse to do?

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