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A portrait of Washington Irving.

A portrait of Washington Irving. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Washington Irving Quiz Questions

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1. When was Washington Irving born?
a) 4 February 1784
b) 3 April 1783
c) 16 September 1779
d) 25 December 1774

2. Where was Washington Irving born?
a) Boston
b) Portland
c) New York
d) Richmond

3. Which magazine did Washington Irving edit in 1812?
a) The Magazine of Art
b) National Enquirer
c) The Plain Truth
d) Analectic Magazine

4. Which book of Washington Irving has the story of Rip Van Winkle?
a) A History of New York
b) The Life of George Washington
c) The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Canyon, Gent.
d) The Companions of Columbus

5. Who is the school teacher in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?
a) Ichabod Crane
b) Katrina Van Tassel
c) Brom Bones
d) Nancy Smith

6. When did Washington Irving write Bracebridge Hall?
a) 1832
b) 1845
c) 1822
d) 1851

7. Which book of Washington Irving was published in 1828?
a) A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada
b) Astoria
c) The Alhambra
d) Columbus

8. When was Washington Irving ambassador to Spain?
a) 1808-1811
b) 1842-1846
c) 1796-1804
d) 1822-1826

9. When did Washington Irving die?
a) 26 January 1865
b) 12 June 1888
c) 14 July 1872
d) 28 November 1859

10. Where did Washington Irving die?
a) Tarrytown
b) Liverpool
c) Madrid
d) Montreal

Washington Irving Quiz Questions with Answers

U.S. Postage stamp, Washington Irving commemorative issue of 1940.

U.S. Postage stamp, Washington Irving commemorative issue of 1940. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Washington Irving born?
b) 3 April 1783

2. Where was Washington Irving born?
c) New York

3. Which magazine did Washington Irving edit in 1812?
d) Analectic Magazine

4. Which book of Washington Irving has the story of Rip Van Winkle?
c) The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Canyon, Gent.

5. Who is the school teacher in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?
a) Ichabod Crane

6. When did Washington Irving write Bracebridge Hall?
c) 1822

7. Which book of Washington Irving was published in 1828?
d) Columbus

8. When was Washington Irving ambassador to Spain?
b) 1842-1846

9. When did Washington Irving die?
d) 28 November 1859

10. Where did Washington Irving die?
a) Tarrytown

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