Truman Capote Quiz

What do you know about the author's response for In Cold Blood? Take this eNotes quiz about Truman Capote to find out! It contains ten questions about the life of this quirky 20th century author.

  1. Why was Capote's first novel, Other Voices, Other Rooms, controversial?

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  2. Capote says he always wanted to be a writer and always wanted to be _______.

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  3. To celebrate the success of In Cold Blood, what type of party did Capote throw?

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  4. What genre is Capote commonly thought to have formally established?

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  5. On what television program was Capote a frequent guest in the 1970s?

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  6. Which of the following was NOT among Capote's many quirks?

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  7. Who helped Capote with research for his novel In Cold Blood?

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  8. True or False: Capote was a prolific writer with over 50 works to his credit

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  9. What famous author did Capote claim to have had an affair with while in France?

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  10. Which famous writer was Capote's childhood friend?

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