Jean M. Auel Trivia Quiz: An American writer

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Jean Marie Auel is an American writer known for her series of novels, Earth's Children, which takes place in prehistoric Europe. Auel was born in 1936 in Chicago, and she attended the University of Portland, where she earned an MBA. Her books have sold over 45 million copies worldwide.

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What skills did Auel learn from aboriginal skills expert Jim Riggs?

  • Making fire

  • Tanning leather

  • Knapping stone

  • All of the above

What conference did Auel attend and co-sponsor in 1986?

  • International Conference on Prehistoric Europe

  • Conference on Modern Human Origins

  • World Anthropology Congress

  • Prehistoric Life Symposium

What did Auel do to research her first book?

  • Joined a survival class

  • Read library books

  • Interviewed experts

  • None of the above

What is the name of the series of novels that Auel is known for?

  • The Hunger Games

  • Earth's Children

  • The Maze Runner

  • Twilight

Who is Doctor Jean Clottes?

  • A French author

  • A French politician

  • A French archeologist

  • A French painter

What did Auel receive in October 2008 from the French Minister of Culture and Communication?

  • Nobel Prize in Literature

  • Pulitzer Prize

  • Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters

  • National Book Award

What job did Auel have at Tektronix?

  • Circuit-board designer

  • Technical writer

  • Credit manager

  • All of the above

How many copies have Auel's books sold worldwide?

  • 25 million

  • 35 million

  • 45 million

  • 55 million

What literary award was The Clan of the Cave Bear nominated for?

  • Pulitzer Prize

  • Nobel Prize

  • American Booksellers Association nomination for best first novel

  • National Book Award

What is Auel's educational background?

  • She dropped out of high school

  • She has a PhD in Anthropology

  • She earned an MBA

  • She never attended college


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