David Foster Wallace Quiz

David Foster Wallace Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

How much do you know about the author of Infinite Jest and Brief Interviews with Hideous Men? Take the David Foster Wallace quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains ten questions about the American postmodernist who left behind a great literary legacy.

  • Question 1

    What crime did Wallace once contemplate committing?

  • Question 2

    True or False: Wallace voted for Ronald Reagan

  • Question 3

    Wallace was obsessed with which female author?

  • Question 4

    At what sport did Wallace claim to excel?

  • Question 5

    With what fellow writer did Wallace become friendly during his time at an artists' colony in Yaddo?

  • Question 6

    Wallace switched political parties based on his loathing of which president?

  • Question 7

    Wallace's posthumously published novel is titled "The Pale ___________"

  • Question 8

    What embarrassing physical issue did Wallace suffer?

  • Question 9

    What did Wallace keep in one of his socks "For emergencies"?

  • Question 10

    On whom did Wallace base the character of his short story, "The Depressed Person"?

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