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P.G. Wodehouse

P.G. Wodehouse is often referred to as the father of British humor. He's also created many famous characters, most notable amongst them the familiar image of the brilliant manservant. Test yourself to see how much you know about his life and work.

Points available: 10

1:

What does P.G. stand for, anyway?

2:

What was the nickname by which Wodehouse's friends called him?

3:

How many novels did Wodehouse write in his lifetime?

4:

What magazine did Wodehouse begin writing for in 1914 that helped to kick off his career as a writer?

5:

What did Wodehouse do with pages of his stories as he wrote them?

6:

Along with Bertie Wooster, what other character -- Wooster's now-famous valet -- is one of Wodehouse's most enduring characters?

7:

What was the name of the castle at which Wodehouse set many of his stories?

8:

What happened when the Germans used Wodehouse novels to prepare their espionage agents to infiltrate England during WWII?

9:

What is the name of the club where Bertie Wooster and other young rich men wasted much of their time?

10:

In what way did Wodehouse often test the behavior and personality of Londoners?

 

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