James Joyce Quiz

James Joyce Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

How much do you know about the author of Ulysses? Take the James Joyce quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains ten questions on the Irish novelist and short story writer.

  • Question 1

    Why did Joyce want to learn the basics of the Norwegian language?

  • Question 2

    Joyce moved to Zurich to teach what subject?

  • Question 3

    Which of Joyce's works has been adapted into a Broadway musical?

  • Question 4

    Joyce endured 25 surgeries in order to correct his ____________.

  • Question 5

    What is the name of the commemoration observed in Ireland that celebrates the life and writings of Joyce?

  • Question 6

    True or False: Joyce was fluent in Italian

  • Question 7

    Who is the character Molly Bloom in Ulysses based on?

  • Question 8

    What did Joyce intend to study when he moved to Paris?

  • Question 9

    Which rocker used the character Molly Bloom from Ulysses to create the song "The Sensual World"?

  • Question 10

    Joyce returned to Ireland in 1909 in order to attend the opening of what?

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