Amazing Quiz On Literature

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  • 1. 
    What color was Anna Karenina's bag in the Tolstoy novel of the same name?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Black

  • 2. 
    Who is the cripple in Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie"?
    • A. 

      Thomas

    • B. 

      Laura

    • C. 

      Amanda

    • D. 

      Jim

  • 3. 
    What character plays a demon in Stephen King's "The Stand"?
    • A. 

      Nick Andros

    • B. 

      Randall Flagg

    • C. 

      Larry Underwood

    • D. 

      Stu Redman

  • 4. 
    Who was Edgar Allan Poe's wife?
    • A. 

      Mary E. Freeman

    • B. 

      Eliza Shelby

    • C. 

      Gena Calegari

    • D. 

      Virginia Clemm

  • 5. 
    What radio show made the writer Garrison Keillor famous?
    • A. 

      Lake Wobegon Days

    • B. 

      Homeside Chat With Garrison Keller

    • C. 

      Amateur Hour

    • D. 

      A Prairie Home Companion

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the heroine in the Henry James novel "The Portrait of a Lady"?
    • A. 

      Helena Bonham Carter

    • B. 

      Isabel Archer

    • C. 

      Madame Merle

    • D. 

      Denise Wickersham

  • 7. 
    Who wrote the book "The Right Stuff"?
    • A. 

      Tom Wolfe

    • B. 

      John Glenn

    • C. 

      Carl Sagan

    • D. 

      Alan Shepard

  • 8. 
    Who was the protagonist of John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress"?
    • A. 

      Christian

    • B. 

      Pilgrim

    • C. 

      Capt. John Smith

    • D. 

      Evangelist

  • 9. 
    What philosophical treatise did Thomas Hobbes write in 1651?
    • A. 

      Leviathan

    • B. 

      Gulliver's Travels

    • C. 

      The Decameron

    • D. 

      Mere Christianity

  • 10. 
    What is Giovanni Boccaccio's famous collection of stories called?
    • A. 

      The Chronicles Of Narnia

    • B. 

      The Decameron

    • C. 

      The Plague

    • D. 

      Bienvenue Al Paradiso

  • 11. 
    Who created the character of Holly Golightly?
    • A. 

      Grace Metalious

    • B. 

      Norman Mailer

    • C. 

      Truman Capote

    • D. 

      Jacqueline Susann

  • 12. 
    Who was Andromeda going to marry before they were both killed?
    • A. 

      Orion

    • B. 

      Lycaon

    • C. 

      Pegasus

    • D. 

      Perseus

  • 13. 
    In what year was Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven" published?
    • A. 

      1932

    • B. 

      1803

    • C. 

      1845

    • D. 

      1867

  • 14. 
    Who said the line "Lady as you are mine, I am yours"?
    • A. 

      Romeo

    • B. 

      Solinus

    • C. 

      Claudio

    • D. 

      Hamlet

  • 15. 
    For which novel did Cormac McCarthy receive the National Book Award?
    • A. 

      The Crossing

    • B. 

      All The Pretty Horses

    • C. 

      Suttree

    • D. 

      Blood Meridian

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