Books Quiz - Author - Danielle Steel (Questions)

Danielle Schuelein-Steel was born in New York in 1947. She worked as a PR representative and in advertising before her writing career began. Her first novel Going Home was published in 1973 but her first best seller The Promise did not come until 1978 - three books later. Since then she has written over 100 books, most of which have been bestsellers.

Danielle’s private life has been busy! She has been married and divorced five times and has raised nine children. In addition she has owned an art gallery dedicated to emerging contemporary artists and established two charities – one to help the homeless and another, the Nick Traina Foundation, named after her son and for the benefit of those with mental disorders.

This quiz is a chance for book lovers to test their knowledge of Danielle Steel. See how much you know about her characters and her life.

1. Steel was born in 1947 in which US city?
[ ] Boston
[ ] Chicago
[ ] Los Angeles
[ ] New York
2. Steel's novel Family Album was adapted into a 1994 TV movie. Who played the central character, Faye Price?
[ ] Farrah Fawcett-Majors
[ ] Kate Jackson
[ ] Cheryl Ladd
[ ] Jaclyn Smith
3. Steel is the author of which series of illustrated children's books?
[ ] Max and Mary
[ ] Michael and Mary
[ ] Max and Martha
[ ] Michael and Martha
4. What is the title of Steel's 2005 novel about three single men on a holiday cruise in the Mediterranean?
[ ] Temporary Bachelors
[ ] Three Bachelors
[ ] Toxic Bachelors
[ ] Troubled Bachelors
5. Steel was born the only child of John Schulein Steel, a descendant of which beer dynasty?
[ ] Budweiser
[ ] Löwenbräu
[ ] Michelob
[ ] Schlitz
6. What is the title of Steel's first novel, published in 1973?
[ ] Being Home
[ ] Coming Home
[ ] Going Home
[ ] Staying Home
7. What is the title of Steel's 1993 novel that features the Duke of Whitfield?
[ ] Diamonds
[ ] Gems
[ ] Ice
[ ] Jewels
8. In 1998 Steel published the non-fiction book His Bright Light, a tribute to her son who commited suicide at the age of 19. What was his first name?
[ ] Dick
[ ] Nick
[ ] Mick
[ ] Rick
9. What is the name of the princess in Steel's 2006 novel H R H?
[ ] Chantel
[ ] Chardonay
[ ] Christianna
[ ] Christine
10. Steel began her professional career in which industry?
[ ] Fashion
[ ] Journalism
[ ] Law
[ ] Public relations

 

Books Quiz - Author - Danielle Steel (Answers)
1. Steel was born in 1947 in which US city?
[ ] Boston
[ ] Chicago
[ ] Los Angeles
[x] New York
Danielle's mother was Portuguese and her father German. She spent most of her childhood in Paris
2. Steel's novel Family Album was adapted into a 1994 TV movie. Who played the central character, Faye Price?
[ ] Farrah Fawcett-Majors
[ ] Kate Jackson
[ ] Cheryl Ladd
[x] Jaclyn Smith
The story is about an actress who becomes a successful film director in a world dominated by men
3. Steel is the author of which series of illustrated children's books?
[ ] Max and Mary
[ ] Michael and Mary
[x] Max and Martha
[ ] Michael and Martha
They're designed to help children cope with life's problems
4. What is the title of Steel's 2005 novel about three single men on a holiday cruise in the Mediterranean?
[ ] Temporary Bachelors
[ ] Three Bachelors
[x] Toxic Bachelors
[ ] Troubled Bachelors
They find the women of their dreams (or nightmares)
5. Steel was born the only child of John Schulein Steel, a descendant of which beer dynasty?
[ ] Budweiser
[x] Löwenbräu
[ ] Michelob
[ ] Schlitz
Lowenbrau means lion's brew in German
6. What is the title of Steel's first novel, published in 1973?
[ ] Being Home
[ ] Coming Home
[x] Going Home
[ ] Staying Home
She wrote it at the age of nineteen
7. What is the title of Steel's 1993 novel that features the Duke of Whitfield?
[ ] Diamonds
[ ] Gems
[ ] Ice
[x] Jewels
He's fourteenth in line to the throne
8. In 1998 Steel published the non-fiction book His Bright Light, a tribute to her son who commited suicide at the age of 19. What was his first name?
[ ] Dick
[x] Nick
[ ] Mick
[ ] Rick
Danielle founded the Nick Traina Foundation in 1998 in memory of her son who suffered from manic-depression
9. What is the name of the princess in Steel's 2006 novel H R H?
[ ] Chantel
[ ] Chardonay
[x] Christianna
[ ] Christine
Christianna's father is the Reigning Prince of Lichtenstein
10. Steel began her professional career in which industry?
[ ] Fashion
[ ] Journalism
[ ] Law
[x] Public relations
Steel worked for Supergirls, a public relations agency in New York