Dr Seuss Quiz

He wrote and illustrated over 60 childrens’ books, he is a household name the world over – but how much do you know about the Doctor?

For Reading Addicts
Created by For Reading Addicts
On Mar 2, 2016
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Before becoming a writer, how did he earn a living?

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Was Dr Seuss a doctor?

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Dr Seuss’ real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel – where did the ‘Seuss’ part of his name come from?

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Of the top 100 books for children, which of Dr Seuss’ books comes highest?

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What was the title of his first book, published in 1937?

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Poor literacy levels due to boring first reading books spurred Seuss onto writing which of his books?

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Which book was the last one published before his death in 1991?

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What inspired Seuss to write his first poetic book?

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According to Dr Seuss the fish in The Cat in the Hat is a symbol for what?

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Horton Hears a Who was written as an allegory for which historical event?

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What was his role during World War Two?

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An animated Seuss story won an Oscar in 1950, which story was it?

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What was the career of his wife, Helen?

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How many different words are used in Green Eggs and Ham?

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Under which alternative pen name did Seuss write Because a Little Bug went Ka-Choo?

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