How Well Do You Know Ernest Hemingway?

Ernest Hemingway was an important American author and journalist. However, as well as publishing numerous novels and short stories, he also led an exciting life full of adventures. How well do you knows this man? Take this quiz and find out!
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True or False - Until Hemingway was 4 years old, his mother dressed him up as a girl?
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True or False - Ernest Hemingway was proud of his name?
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Hemingway's mother insisted that he play which musical instrument?
Cello
Guitar
Saxophone
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Hemingway failed to pass the military physical test because of _______?
Hyperactivity disorder
Obesity
Poor eyesight
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True or False - Hemingway was almost killed in three successive plain crashes?
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How many times was Hemingway married?
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4
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What was the name of Hemingway's first wife?
Martha Gellhorn
Pauline Pfeiffer
Elizabeth Hadley Richardson
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How many novels did Hemingway publish?
5
7
9
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How many novels by Hemingway were published posthumously?
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3
5
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What was the name of Hemingway's first novel?
The Old Man and the Sea
For Whom The Bell Tolls
The Sun Also Rises
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True or False - Hemingway received a Nobel Literature Prize?
True
False
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How did Hemingway die?
Lung cancer
Suicide
Old age
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1
True or False - Until Hemingway was 4 years old, his mother dressed him up as a girl?
True
False
2
True or False - Ernest Hemingway was proud of his name?
True
False
3
Hemingway's mother insisted that he play which musical instrument?
Cello
Guitar
Saxophone
4
Hemingway failed to pass the military physical test because of _______?
Hyperactivity disorder
Obesity
Poor eyesight
5
True or False - Hemingway was almost killed in three successive plain crashes?
True
False
6
How many times was Hemingway married?
2
3
4
7
What was the name of Hemingway's first wife?
Martha Gellhorn
Pauline Pfeiffer
Elizabeth Hadley Richardson
8
How many novels did Hemingway publish?
5
7
9
9
How many novels by Hemingway were published posthumously?
1
3
5
10
What was the name of Hemingway's first novel?
The Old Man and the Sea
For Whom The Bell Tolls
The Sun Also Rises
11
True or False - Hemingway received a Nobel Literature Prize?
True
False
12
How did Hemingway die?
Lung cancer
Suicide
Old age