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Q. What was the real name of Joseph Conrad?
Ans. Teodor Jozef Konrad Korzeniowski
Q. Joseph Conrad was naturalized as a British citizen in?
Ans. 1886
Q. Who said, “I deal with all periods but I never study any period but the present?”
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. In 1910, a government grant of……per annum was awarded to Joseph Conrad? Ans. £100
Q. While serving in the British navy, Joseph Conrad befriended a………in India?
Ans. A pet monkey
Q. Joseph Conrad’s third language was?
Ans. English
Q. Who wrote the novel Youth?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Referring to his dual Polish and English allegiances, Joseph Conrad once described himself as?
Ans. ‘Homo-duplex’
Q. The great critic F.R Leavis places Joseph Conrad in his book…….?
Ans. The Great Tradition
Q. Determined to be a sailor, Joseph Conrad left home at the age of?
Ans. 16
Q. Joseph Conrad influenced T.S. Eliot, Graham Greene, Virginia Woolf and?
Ans. William Faulkner (T S Eliot MCQ’s) (Virginia Woolf MCQ’s)
Q. Who wrote The Secret Agent?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Who is a double agent in The Secret Agent?
Ans. Verloc
Q. It is a story of waste, violence and death? Ans. The Secret Agent
Q. Throughout his fiction, Joseph Conrad depicts?
Ans. Human isolation
Q. The setting in most of Joseph Conrad’s novels is?
Ans. His experiences of the sea.
Q. To Joseph Conrad, the sea meant above all the tragedy of?
Ans. Loneliness

Q. Who wrote the novel Nostromo?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. What is the theme of Nostromo?
Ans. Society is necessary, yet inevitably corrupting
Q. Joseph Conrad died at the age of?
Ans. 66
Q. What was the pen name of Joseph Conrad?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad was?
Ans. A sailor, a novelist, a short-story writer and an essayist
Q. Who wrote the novel The Nigger of the Narcissus?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad’s first important novel was?
Ans. The Nigger of the Narcissus
Q. What was the name of Joseph Conrad’s wife?
Ans. Jessie George
Q. How many children did Joseph Conrad have?
Ans. 2
Q. Joseph Conrad’s father was a writer, translator, political activist, and would-be revolutionary?
Ans. True
Q. Who wrote the novel Under Western Eyes? Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. What is Under Western Eyes about?
Ans. It is a desperate story of a lonely Russian student
Q. Almost all of Joseph Conrad’s writings were first published in?
Ans. Newspapers and magazines
Q. Joseph Conrad attempted suicide by shooting himself in the chest with a revolver at the age of?
Ans. 20 (Shakespeare MCQ’s)
Q. Joseph Conrad avoided reading critics’ reviews of his work and instead measured them with a?
Ans. Ruler 😀😀
Q. The character Razumov figures in Joseph Conrad’s?
Ans. Under Western Eyes

Q. What is the meaning of Razumov?
Ans. Son of Reason
Q. Which novel of Joseph Conrad is often considered to be his masterpiece?
Ans. Nostromo
Q. The incorruptible Emilia figures in Joseph Conrad’s novel?
Ans. Nostromo
Q. Whose works consistently offer a pessimistic vision of the frailty of the civilized world?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. When we read………….we are likely to form the impression that this is the first major English-language writer of the twentieth century?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Who was a Polish sailor?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Who wrote The Rescue?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Sea plays no part in Joseph Conrad’s Under Western Eyes?
Ans. True (Literary Terms MCQ’s)
Q. What is the title of Joseph Conrad’s autobiography?
Ans. Personal Record
Q. After his life at sea, who settled in England as a writer?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad was born in the?
Ans. Ukraine
Q. Joseph Conrad was educated at?
Ans. Cracow
Q. The longest and most widely read of Joseph Conrad’s novels is?
Ans. Nostromo
Q. The most Slavic of Joseph Conrad’s books is?
Ans. Under Western Eyes
Q. Who wrote An Outcast of the Islands? Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad left the sea in?
Ans. 1894
Q. Who said, “Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men?”
Ans. Joseph Conrad

Q. Joseph Conrad was born in?
Ans. 1857. He died in 1924
Q. The spaceship in a film by the name of Alien is named……….after Joseph Conrad’s novel Nostromo?
Ans. Nostromo
Q. Joseph Conrad died before completing his last novel………?
Ans. Suspense
Q. The film Sabotage, adapted from Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Agent, was directed by? Ans. Alfred Hitchcock
Q. Much of Joseph Conrad’s best work is in? Ans. Oblique method
Q. What is Oblique Method?
Ans. Presenting the material in an easy and conversational manner through the medium of a spectator
Q. Who wrote the novel Lord Jim?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad first used Oblique Method in his novel?
Ans. Lord Jim
Q. Joseph Conrad’s first major novel was? Ans. Lord Jim
Q. The novel Lord Jim was published in? Ans. 1900
Q. In the novel Lord Jim, Jim is taking the pilgrims to?
Ans. Mecca (Anita Desai MCQ’s)
Q. Themes of trust and betrayal, ignorance and self-knowledge dominate?
Ans. Joseph Conrad’s works
Q. Most of the characters in Joseph Conrad’s novels were inspired by people he had met in his?
Ans. Travels
Q. Joseph Conrad died of a?
Ans. Heart attack
Q. Who wrote Almayer’s Folly?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad’s first novel was?
Ans. Almayer’s Folly
Q. “It is the first short story I ever wrote.” About which work did Joseph Conrad said so?
Ans. The Lagoon

Q. Who said, “Strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others?”
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad wasn’t a native English speaker?
Ans. True
Q. Joseph Conrad was against………?
Ans. Colonialism
Q. Who wrote the novel Chance?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Which novel of Joseph Conrad made him financially stable?
Ans. Chance
Q. Lord Jim is a……….. novel?
Ans. Psychological
Q. Joseph Conrad’s first novel Almayer’s Folly was published in?
Ans. 1895
Q. In his autobiography A Personal Record, Joseph Conrad relates that his first introduction to the English language was at the age of?
Ans. Eight
Q. T.S. Eliot borrowed the sentence “Mistah Kurtz—he dead,” from Joseph Conrad which serves as the epigraph to his poem?
Ans. “The Hollow Men.” (T S Eliot MCQ’s)
Q. Joseph Conrad co-authored some novels with?
Ans. Ford Madox Ford
Q. Joseph Conrad’s wife was……….years his junior?
Ans. Sixteen
Q. Joseph Conrad sent his first novel Almayer’s Folly to the London publisher…….? Ans. Fisher Unwin
Q. An adventurous tale set in the Borneo jungles by Joseph Conrad is?
Ans. Almayer’s Folly
Q. The Nigger of the Narcissus by Joseph Conrad is subtitled?
Ans. A Tale of the Sea
Q. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad was originally published as a serial in?
Ans. Blackwood’s Magazine
Q. Who wrote of himself in 1902: “I am modern?”
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad’s father translated the works of Shakespeare and?
Ans. Victor Hugo

Q. Joseph Conrad’s parents died from?
Ans. Tuberculosis
Q. Who wrote The Shadow-Line?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad could speak only a few words of English when he came to England in 1878?
Ans. True
Q. Who said, “When I grow up I shall go there?”
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. What British honor did Joseph Conrad reject?
Ans. Knighthood
Q. Who wrote the novella Heart Of Darkness? Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. In which novella of Joseph Conrad sceptisim about language, writing and literature is clearer?
Ans. Heart Of Darkness
Q. What are the final words of Kurtz in Heart Of Darkness?
Ans. The Horror! The Horror!
Q. In Heart of Darkness, who is the murderer and cannibal?
Ans. The West
Q. Who is the narrator of the novel Lord Jim and the novella Heart of Darkness?
Ans. Marlow
Q. Who wrote Typhoon?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad was greatly inspired by his?
Ans. Father
Q. Setting in most of Joseph Conrad’s novels and short stories is……….?
Ans. Nautical
Q. According to Joseph Conrad, the experience of seeing the horrors of colonial rule left him a……….?
Ans. Changed man (How to Become English Lecturer)
Q. In which novel Joseph Conrad portrays the evils of nineteenth century colonialism in Africa?
Ans. Heart of Darkness
Q. Who wrote the political essay The Crime Of Partition?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. The most grim and terrifying of Joseph Conrad’s works is?
Ans. The Heart of Darkness

Q. Who wrote Tales of Unrest?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad’s most explicitly political novels are Nostromo, The Secret Agent, Under Western
Eyes and?
Ans. Victory
Q. Kurtz is a villain who figures in?
Ans. Heart Of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad had friendships with prominent writers such as John Galsworthy, Ford Madox Ford and?
Ans. H.G. Wells
Q. Who said, “Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys?”
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Who wrote The Rover?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Heart of Darkness has been adapted into the film?
Ans. Apocalypse Now
Q. Heart of Darkness begins and ends in? Ans. UK (Robert Frost MCQ’s)
Q. The protagonist of Heart of Darkness, Marlow, is actually?
Ans. Joseph Conrad himself
Q. Heart of Darkness was made into an Opera in?
Ans. 2011
Q. Which film is an adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s novel Victory?
Ans. Dangerous Paradise

Q. Which work of Joseph Conrad is his fictionalized account of colonial Africa?
Ans. Heart Of Darkness
Q. A work of Joseph Conrad describing a British man’s journey deep into the Congo of Africa, where he encounters the cruel and mysterious Kurtz?
Ans. Heart Of Darkness
Q. Who wrote The Arrow of Gold?
Ans. Joseph Conrad
Q. Joseph Conrad’s last complete novel was? Ans. The Rover
Q. The full title of the novel Rescue by Joseph Conrad is?
Ans. The Rescue, A Romance of the Shallows
Q. Nostromo by Joseph Conrad is set in the fictitious South American republic of?
Ans. “Costaguana”
Q. How many pages are there in the novel The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad?
Ans. 442
Q. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad was originally published as?
Ans. The Laugh
Q. Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad consists of?
Ans. 78 pages (English Literature MCQ’s Part 01)
Q. The novel Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad takes place in?
Ans. Russia and Switzerland

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Joseph Conrad MCQ’s

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Joseph Conrad MCQ’s

Joseph Conrad MCQ’s


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