Adult Medium - Literature Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The haiku, a three-line poem that utilizes images from nature, originated in which country?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      North Korea

    • D. 

      Korea

  • 2. 
    Which of the following authors wrote "The Scarlet Letter"?
    • A. 

      Nathaniel Hawthorne

    • B. 

      Walt Whitman

    • C. 

      Ernest Hemingway

    • D. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

  • 3. 
    "Ruff-ruff", "meow", and "oink-oink" are all examples of which stylistic device?
    • A. 

      Analogy

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Onomotopoeia

  • 4. 
    What does the phrase "Carpe Diem" mean?
    • A. 

      Carry The Day

    • B. 

      Seize The Moment

    • C. 

      Trust The Day

    • D. 

      Seize The Day

  • 5. 
    "Crime and Punishment", "Anna Karenina" and "Dr. Zhivago" all belong to which kind of literature?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      Polish

    • C. 

      German

    • D. 

      Russian

  • 6. 
    "And that has made all the difference" is the final line in which Robert Frost poem?
    • A. 

      The Road Not Taken

    • B. 

      Acquainted With The Night

    • C. 

      Fire And Ice

    • D. 

      Nothing Gold Can Stay

  • 7. 
    Gregor Samsa is the main character in which of the following short stories by Franz Kafka?
    • A. 

      Barn Burning

    • B. 

      The Penal Colony

    • C. 

      The Metamorphosis

    • D. 

      Bartleby The Scrivener

  • 8. 
    In Edgar Allan Poe's poem "Annabelle Lee", where is the subject's kingdom located?
    • A. 

      By The Sea

    • B. 

      By The Mountains

    • C. 

      In Heaven

    • D. 

      By The Desert

  • 9. 
    Which George Orwell novel begins with the words "It was a bright cold day in April"?
    • A. 

      1984

    • B. 

      The Road To Wigan Pier

    • C. 

      Keep The Aspidistra Flying

    • D. 

      Down And Out In Paris And London

  • 10. 
    In "The Wasteland", which month does T.S. Eliot call "the cruellest"?
    • A. 

      February

    • B. 

      April

    • C. 

      January

    • D. 

      May

  • 11. 
    Which of the following Spanish-speaking writers was executed under Generalissimo Franco's regime?
    • A. 

      Borges

    • B. 

      Lorca

    • C. 

      Neruda

    • D. 

      Marquez

  • 12. 
    Which of Ian Fleming's 007 novels was first sold in the U.S. as "Too Hot To Handle"?
    • A. 

      Dr. No

    • B. 

      Casino Royale

    • C. 

      Moonraker

    • D. 

      You Only Live Twice

  • 13. 
    Which of the following literary genres describes a "coming-of-age" story?
    • A. 

      Juvenilia

    • B. 

      Epistolary Novel

    • C. 

      Roman A Clef

    • D. 

      Bildungsroman

  • 14. 
    What movie was based on Philip K Dick's short story "We Can Remember it for You Wholesale"?
    • A. 

      Regarding Henry

    • B. 

      Total Recall

    • C. 

      Minority Report

    • D. 

      Terminator

  • 15. 
    In which William Faulkner novel is "My mother is a fish" an entire chapter?
    • A. 

      As I Lay Dying

    • B. 

      Sanctuary

    • C. 

      The Sound And The Fury

    • D. 

      The Old Man And The Sea

  • 16. 
    In Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery", how many times has Old Man Warner been in the lottery?
    • A. 

      86

    • B. 

      77

    • C. 

      82

    • D. 

      60

  • 17. 
    Pygmalion is a legendary figure found in which narrative poem written by the Roman poet Ovid?
    • A. 

      My Fair Lady

    • B. 

      Tristia

    • C. 

      Metamorphoses

    • D. 

      Pygmalion

  • 18. 
    In S.E. Hinton's "The Outsiders", which book does Johnny ask for while he is in the hospital?
    • A. 

      The Great Gatsby

    • B. 

      To Kill A Mockingbird

    • C. 

      Gone With The Wind

    • D. 

      A Tale Of Two Cities

  • 19. 
    In Alice Walker's novel "The Color Purple", what is young Celie told about her two children?
    • A. 

      They Would Be Raised By Their Dad

    • B. 

      They Were Taken Away To Be With God

    • C. 

      They Were Adopted By Missionaries

    • D. 

      She Could Get Them Back In A Year

  • 20. 
    What is the Hawaiian name for Pearl Harbor?
    • A. 

      Hamau Leo

    • B. 

      Pu Uloa

    • C. 

      Kolekole

    • D. 

      Momi

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