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JANE AUSTEN
Jane Austen is one of the most famous English novelists in the English literature. She was born in the south of England on 16th of December 1775. At age of 12, she started writing. She wrote plays, short stories and poems. She began her first novel 'Sense and Sensibility" in 1795. This novel appeared in 1811. It was a great success. She completed her famous novel 'Pride and Prejudice" in October 1797 and appeared in 1813.She did not like to move with her family to Bath, a town in the west of England. For eight years she lived in different towns like Southampton on the south coast of the country. King of England loved her novels. At 41 Jane became ill, but she continued writing novels. On 18th of July 1817 Jane died.


1 – Jane Austen was a famous English painter.         

A.
True

B.
False


2. 
2- She wrote famous novels like 'Pride and Prejudice'.

A.
True

B.
False


3. 
3 – The novelist died in winter in 1817.

A.
True

B.
False


4. 
4- Jane Austen was famous for her…………………….

A.
Biographies

B.
Novels

C.
Paintings

D.
Plays


5. 
5- In…………………., she started writing "Sense and Sensibility".

A.
1795

B.
1779

C.
1799

D.
1759


6. 
 6-Jane Austen was ………… years old when she completed 'Pride and Prejudice"

A.
12

B.
41

C.
32

D.
22


7. 
  Jane Austen date of birth .......................................


8. 
Jane Austen Nationality..............................


9. 
Jane Austen first famous novel..............................


10. 
Jane Austen Date of death..............................

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