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Roget's Thesaurus Quiz

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What is a Roget's Thesaurus?

  • Prehistoric animal
  • Type of cloud
  • Woodworking tool
  • Reference book

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Who created the Roget's Thesaurus?

  • Peter Mark Roget
  • John George Roget
  • Charles Roget
  • Edward James Roget

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What was Roget's profession?

  • Lawyer
  • Clergyman
  • Physician
  • Chemist

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At which university did Roget study medicine?

  • London
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Belfast

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When was the first Roget's Thesaurus published?

  • 1852
  • 1854
  • 1856
  • 1858

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From an early age Roget had an obsession for what?

  • Collecting coins
  • Dinosaurs
  • Making lists
  • Drawing

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Where was Roget born?

  • Dundee
  • Cardiff
  • Belfast
  • London

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What was one of the things Roget designed?

  • Umbrella
  • Pocket chessboard
  • Garden dibber
  • Briefcase

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What did Roget suffer from for a good deal of his life?

  • Heart condition
  • Gout
  • Depression
  • Diabetes

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How many printings did the Thesaurus have during Roget's lifetime?

  • 28
  • 25
  • 20
  • 18

 

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