The American Book Center Book Quiz, First Edition

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The first in a series of just-for-fun quizzes by The American Book Center's blogmistresses. We'll ease you in gently. ;-) Want to brush up on your book learning? Visit Do You Read Me? : the official blog of The American Book Center!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was the very first 'moveable type' system of printing invented?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      The Netherlands

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      England

    • E. 

      India

  • 2. 
    Ian Fleming wrote the book, Roald Dahl wrote the script, Dick van Dyke starred, and Albert R. Broccoli directed. Which film is this?
    • A. 

      Mary Poppins

    • B. 

      The Spy Who Loved Me

    • C. 

      Matilda

    • D. 

      Dr. No

    • E. 

      Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

  • 3. 
    What product was sold at Spui 12, Amsterdam before The American Book Center moved in?
    • A. 

      Real Estate

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Haute couture

    • D. 

      Books

    • E. 

      Pianos

  • 4. 
    Sorcerer, Chamber, Prisoner... what comes next?
    • A. 

      Dragon

    • B. 

      Goblet

    • C. 

      Wand

    • D. 

      Scrivener

    • E. 

      Prince

  • 5. 
    Douglas Adams wrote five books in The Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy series before his death in 2001. In 2009 a sixth book was written by a best-selling author. With which fictional character would you normally associate that author?
    • A. 

      Artemis Fowl

    • B. 

      Harry Dresden

    • C. 

      Harry Potter

    • D. 

      Johnny Maxwell

    • E. 

      Percy Jackson

  • 6. 
    Which author said: "The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people"?
    • A. 

      Stephen Fry

    • B. 

      George Bernard Shaw

    • C. 

      Oscar Wilde

    • D. 

      Douglas Adams

    • E. 

      Charles Dickens

  • 7. 
    If you lived in Latveria, which team of comic book superheroes might you expect to come to your rescue?
    • A. 

      The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

    • B. 

      The Fantastic Four

    • C. 

      The Justice League of America

    • D. 

      The Watchmen

    • E. 

      The X-Men

  • 8. 
    Stephen King's 1981 book Cujo was about a rabid dog that terrorizes the Trenton amily. What sort ofdog is Cujo?
    • A. 

      St. Bernard

    • B. 

      Pit Bull

    • C. 

      Jack Russel

    • D. 

      Alsatian

    • E. 

      Great Dane

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a Bertie Botts Every Flavor Jelly Beans flavor (as appearing in The Harry Potter books and movies.)
    • A. 

      Bacon

    • B. 

      Rotten egg

    • C. 

      Toffee

    • D. 

      Cabbage

    • E. 

      Strawberry

  • 10. 
    Currer Bell is better known as...
    • A. 

      Margaret Mitchell

    • B. 

      Agatha Christie

    • C. 

      Jane Austen

    • D. 

      Charles Dickens

    • E. 

      Charlotte Bronte

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