Derek Walcott Quiz- How Much You Know about Derek Walcott?

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Sir Derek Alton Walcott was a Saint Lucian poet and playwright. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature. He was the University of Alberta's first distinguished scholar in residence, where he taught undergraduate and graduate writing courses. Let's know more about Derek Walcott!

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1. When did Derek Walcott win Nobel Prize for Literature?

A. 1985

B. 1992

C. 2004

D. 1996

2. When was Derek Walcott born?

A. 14 June 1928

B. 23 January 1930

C. 9 September 1922

D. 5 November 1918

3. Where was Derek Walcott born?

A. Boston

B. Port Antonio

C. Castries

D. Negril

4. Which college in Saint Lucia did Derek Walcott attend?

A. Our Lady of Fatima College

B. Good shepherd college

C. Holy Family College

D. Saint Mary's college

5. Which Derek Walcott play won an Obie Award in 1971?

A. Dream on Monkey Mountain

B. In a Fine Castle

C. Remembrance

D. Pantomime

6. When did Derek Walcott win Queen’s Medal for Poetry?

A. 1982

B. 1986

C. 1988

D. 1984

7. When was Omeros published?

A. 1969

B. 1975

C. 1987

D. 1990

8. For which book of poetry did Derek Walcott win T. S. Eliot Prize?

A. Another Life

B. White Egrets

C. Sea Grapes

D. The Prodigal

9. When did Derek Walcott die?

A. 17 March 2017

B. 14 April 2014

C. 8 August 2010

D. 4 December 2008

10. Where did Derek Walcott die?

A. Oxford

B. Cap Estate

C. Trinidad

D. Essex

11. Which of these is a poem by Derek Walcott?

A. 'Egypt, Tobago'

B. Omeros

C. 'A Far Cry from Africa'

D. All answers are correct

12. What is the middle name of Derek Walcott?

A. Alton

B. Jimmy

C. Lioyi

D. Gyitto

 

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