Miguel de Cervantes Quiz

Stop swinging at windmills, and take the Miguel de Cervantes Quiz from eNotes to find out everything you need to know about the celebrated author of Don Quixote! Contains ten questions about the Spanish novelist and poet.

  1. One of the most famous renditions of Don Quixote in art form was painted by whom?

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  2. In what branch of the Spanish military did Cervantes serve?

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  3. Cervantes descended from a _____________ religious background.

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  4. What was Cervantes nationality?

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  5. Financial difficulties made Cervantes take a job as a ______________.

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  6. True or False: Don Quixote was an immediate commercial success, making Cervantes a very wealthy man

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  7. In Spain, Cervantes is known as the "Prince of _________."

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  8. For what was Cervantes twice imprisoned?

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  9. Which famous director has continuously failed in his attempt to make a film of Don Quixote?

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  10. True or False: Cervantes was captured in battle and enslaved for five years

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