Ada Limón Trivia Quiz: An American Poet

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Ada Limón (born 1976) is an American poet and writer. She is the author of five poetry collections, including "The Carrying," which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Limón's work often explores themes of nature, identity, and the human experience. She has been recognized with numerous awards and fellowships, including the Guggenheim Fellowship and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award.

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What themes does Ada Limón's poetry often explore?

  • Nature, identity, and the human experience

  • Science, history, and politics

  • Love, relationships, and heartbreak

  • Mythology, fantasy, and the supernatural

Which of Ada Limón's poetry collections won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry?

  • "Bright Dead Things"

  • "Sharks in the Rivers"

  • "Lucky Wreck"

  • "The Carrying"

What is the name of the poetry award Ada Limón won for "The Carrying"?

  • National Book Award for Poetry

  • Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

  • Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

  • Walt Whitman Award

In what year was Ada Limón born?

  • 1966

  • 1976

  • 1986

  • 1996

What is the name of the fellowship Ada Limón has received for her poetry?

  • MacArthur Fellowship

  • Guggenheim Fellowship

  • National Book Award Fellowship

  • Pulitzer Prize Fellowship

Which of Ada Limón's poetry collections was a finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry?

  • "The Carrying"

  • "Bright Dead Things"

  • "Sharks in the Rivers"

  • "Lucky Wreck"

Where was Ada Limón born?

  • California

  • Los Angeles

  • Chicago

  • Houston

How many poetry collections has Ada Limón published till 2021?

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

What is Ada Limón known for?

  • Painting

  • Music

  • Poetry

  • Theater

In what year was Ada Limón elected to the Academy of American Poets' Board of Chancellors?

  • 2007

  • 2011

  • 2015

  • 2019


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