Joyce Carol Oates Quiz

Joyce Carol Oates Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

How much do you know about the author of "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been"? Take the Joyce Carol Oates quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains ten questions about the prolific American author.

  • Question 1

    Under which pen name has Oates written mystery novels?

  • Question 2

    Oates' most popular short story is dedicated to which rocker?

  • Question 3

    Oates was the first in her family to do what?

  • Question 4

    At which university has Oates taught since 1978?

  • Question 5

    Oates was given a scholarship to which college?

  • Question 6

    True or False: Oates has never won the Nobel Prize for Literature

  • Question 7

    Which book does Oates call "the great treasure of my childhood, and the most profound literary influence of my life"?

  • Question 8

    In what sport has Oates long been an avid participant?

  • Question 9

    True or False: Oates is an atheist

  • Question 10

    Which of Oates' early novels won the National Book Award for Fiction?

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