Quiz: How Well Do You Know About The Famous Authors?

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know About The Famous Authors?

This short quiz will test your knowledge of famous authors, their works and the periods to which they made their literary contributions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which famous author wrote Macbeth?
    • A. 

      Maya Angelou

    • B. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

    • C. 

      Sophocles

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The movie, "The Hours" was based on the novel, "Mrs. Dalloway", which was written by: (watch the short trailer below to see if you can figure it out!)
    • A. 

      Emily Dickinson

    • B. 

      Virginia Woolf

    • C. 

      Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    • D. 

      Charlotte Bronte

  • 3. 
    Oedipus the King which was written by Sophocles is considered to be a comedy. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Romanticism focused on which of the following?
    • A. 

      Darkness & truth in reality

    • B. 

      Comedic works

    • C. 

      Beauty, art, and symmetry

    • D. 

      Tragedies

  • 5. 
    James Joyce and T.S. Eliot are considered what types of writers?
    • A. 

      Modernistic

    • B. 

      Victorian

    • C. 

      Romantic

  • 6. 
    Charles Dickens is one of the prominent writers of which literary period?
    • A. 

      Romantic

    • B. 

      Modern

    • C. 

      Victorian

  • 7. 
    In "A Rose for Emily," William Faulkner writes about a popular socialite named Emily Grierson who had many suitors and was unable to choose just one. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False