Questions: 8
Difficulty: Hard
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Where did Leo Tolstoy die?

Railway station Click to see the answer

Leo Tolstoy credited which philosopher his extreme self-discipline?

Arthur Schopenhauer

Which of the following novels was not written by Leo Tolstoy?

Crime and Punishment

Who played the title role in the 2012 film adaptation of 'Anna Karenina'?

Keira Knightley

Who portrayed Leo Tolstoy in the 2009 film 'The Last Station'?

Christopher Plummer

Which American actress played the role of Natasha in the 1956 film adaptation of 'War and Peace'?

Audrey Hepburn

In 1883, Tolstoy wrote which book outlining his Christian belief?

What I Believe

Who said 'I lived with Lev Nikolayevich for forty-eight years, but I never really learned what kind of man he was'?

Sophia Tolstaya

Questions: 10
Difficulty: Medium
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For whom is the harshest judgment in Tolstoy's 'War and Peace' reserved?

Napoleon Click to see the answer

Leo Tolstoy wrote which of these novels?

Anna Karenina

What term best describes Tolstoy's political views?


What did Tolstoy witness in 1857 that would affect him for the rest of his life?

An execution

During which war did Leo Tolstoy command a battery?

Crimean War

What was the cause of Leo Tolstoy's death?


Which notable historical figure corresponded with Tolstoy over his philosophy?

Mahatma Gandhi

What Tolstoy novel opens 'Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way'?

Anna Karenina

What is the war that features in Tolstoy's 'War and Peace'?

Napoleonic War

In which war did Leo Tolstoy see active service?

Crimean War

Questions: 12
Difficulty: Easy
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In 'Anna Karenina', which lady is Levin in love with?

Kitty Click to see the answer

In what year did the Russian Orthodox Church excommunicate Leo Tolstoy?


What was the name of Tolstoy's wife to whom he was married for 48 years?


In War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy describes keeping?


In what language was the book 'War and Peace' originally written?


What title did Leo Tolstoy hold?


What vice did Tolstoy have?


In what year did Leo Tolstoy die?


In what country was Leo Tolstoy born?


In what year was Leo Tolstoy born?


How many children did Tolstoy and his wife have?


Which story of Leo Tolstoy was based on a military manoeuvre against Chechens?

The Raid

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