Jack London Quiz

Jack London died when he was only 40 years old, but by the time of his death, he had already written over 50 books. Think you know more about the author of The Call of the Wild and "To Build a Fire"? Take the Jack London Quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains nine questions about this important American author and social activist.

  1. Where did London attend university?

  2. London had first-hand experience with this event, which is central to several of his stories:

  3. Which of the following was NOT one of London's many early jobs?

  4. For what cause was London a well-known advocate?

  5. London said, "Next to my wife, the _________ is the dearest thing in the world to me."

  6. Besides writing, what did London win prizes for?

  7. Which of the following actors has NOT starred in a film adaptation of Call of the Wild?

  8. Which exotic locale is featured in several of London's short stories?

  9. True or False: London bought a boat and started poaching oysters at age 15