Nathaniel Hawthorne Quiz

Nathaniel Hawthorne is one of those authors you've inevitably read in the past. He's the dude that wrote the Scarlet Letter and a bunch of other stuff that was laden with intense moral symbolism. However, there's a lot more to Hawthorne than meets the eye! Take eNotes' Nathaniel Hawthorne Quiz to see how much you know about this classic American author.

  1. What letter did Hawthorne add to his last name to dissociate himself from his relative involved in the Salem Witch Trials?

    Question Answer Choices
  2. What sort of community did Hawthorne and his wife join?

    Question Answer Choices
  3. What served as an inspiration for much of Hawthorne's work?

    Question Answer Choices
  4. One of Hawthorne's relatives was the only __________ who refused to ______________

    Question Answer Choices
  5. Which of his following early works did Hawthorne later try to suppress, as he felt it was substandard?

    Question Answer Choices
  6. True or False: Hawthorne joined a fraternity in college

    Question Answer Choices
  7. When was Hawthorne born?

    Question Answer Choices
  8. Where was Hawthorne from?

    Question Answer Choices
  9. What famous author wrote several unfavorable reviews of Hawthorne's works?

    Question Answer Choices
  10. There have been twelve film adaptations to this date of The Scarlet Letter. What year was the first of these screenplays released?

    Question Answer Choices