American Literature Quiz

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Literature Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who wrote Cat's Cradle and Slaughterhouse-Five?
    • A. 

      Kurt Vonnegut

    • B. 

      Norman Mailer

    • C. 

      James Baldwin

    • D. 

      Ralph Ellison

  • 2. 
    What's the title of J. D. Salinger's most famous novel?
    • A. 

      The Winter of Our Discontent

    • B. 

      The Lord of the Flies

    • C. 

      Franny and Zooey

    • D. 

      The Catcher in the Rye

  • 3. 
    Who of the following is NOT remembered as a great American poet?  
    • A. 

      Walt Whitman

    • B. 

      Emily Dickinson

    • C. 

      Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    • D. 

      Willa Cather

  • 4. 
    Who used lowercase letters in his poetry?
    • A. 

      Robert Frost

    • B. 

      Walt Whitman

    • C. 

      E. E. Cummings

    • D. 

      Bret Harte

  • 5. 
    Who wrote the short story "The Snows of Kilimanjaro"?
    • A. 

      Thomas Wolfe

    • B. 

      Robert Penn Warren

    • C. 

      Mickey Spillane

    • D. 

      Ernest Hemingway

  • 6. 
    William Faulkner is the author of As I Lay Dying?  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In Walden, Henry David Thoreau did not urge people to simplify their lives and look to nature for meaning?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Did Stephen Crane write Maggie: A Girl of the Streets is an example of naturalist fiction?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Did Robert Lowell write Spoon River Anthology?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Vladimir Nabokov moved to the United States from Russia?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False