The Do You Read Me? Quiz: Eighth Edition

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The Do You Read Me? Quiz: Eighth Edition

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the Bront√ęs died before they turned 40. Which of the siblings lived longest?
    • A. 

      Anne

    • B. 

      Patrick (Branwell)

    • C. 

      Emily

    • D. 

      Charlotte

  • 2. 
    By which name is author Mary Westmacott better known?
    • A. 

      Agatha Christie

    • B. 

      Nora Roberts

    • C. 

      Anne Rice

    • D. 

      George Eliot

  • 3. 
    How many syllables are there in a haiku written in English?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      16

  • 4. 
    In C.S. Lewis The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, which of the Pevensie children is the first to enter Narnia?
    • A. 

      Susan

    • B. 

      Lucy

    • C. 

      Edmund

    • D. 

      Peter

  • 5. 
    Three of these titles are books that have been - or still are - commercially available. One of them is completely made up. Which one?
    • A. 

      Drummer Dick's Discharge

    • B. 

      Servants of The Wankh

    • C. 

      Stuffed Spatchcocks and Other Recipes for Game Birds

    • D. 

      Fanny Hill

  • 6. 
    What was Christopher Latham Scholes' significant invention of 1868?
    • A. 

      The biro

    • B. 

      Moveable type

    • C. 

      The typewriter

    • D. 

      Correction fluid

  • 7. 
    What's the penultimate book of the bible?
    • A. 

      3 John

    • B. 

      Jude

    • C. 

      Ephesians

    • D. 

      Colossians

  • 8. 
    Which Newberry Award winning children's book relates the plight of a widowed field mouse  who seeks the aid of a group of former lab rats in rescuing her home from destruction by a farmer's plow, and of the history of the rats' escape from the laboratory and development of a literate and technological society?
    • A. 

      Redwall by Brian Jacques

    • B. 

      Watership Down by Richard Adams

    • C. 

      TheTale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

    • D. 

      Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien

  • 9. 
    Which of these authors is still alive?
    • A. 

      J.D. Salinger

    • B. 

      Dick Francis

    • C. 

      John Sandford

    • D. 

      Douglas Adams

  • 10. 
    Which of these books is not on the 2010 Mann Booker longlist?
    • A. 

      The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim by Jonathan Coe

    • B. 

      Skippy Dies by Paul Murray

    • C. 

      The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell

    • D. 

      Room by Emma Donoghue