Shirley Jackson Quiz

Shirley Jackson Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

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

    About what did Jackson frequently lie?

  • Question 2

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

  • Question 3

    Which country banned "The Lottery"?

  • Question 4

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

  • Question 5

    What did Jackson refuse to do?

  • Question 6

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

  • Question 7

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

  • Question 8

    From which New York university did Jackson graduate?

  • Question 9

    True or False: Jackson was a heavy smoker

  • Question 10

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

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