Amazing Quiz On Literature - 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these rivers in the Underworld is known as the "River of Fire"?
    • A. 

      Styx

    • B. 

      Lethe

    • C. 

      Acheron

    • D. 

      Phlegethon

  • 2. 
    What mortal was crippled after boasting of an affair with an Olympian?
    • A. 

      Semele

    • B. 

      Thetis

    • C. 

      Phaedra

    • D. 

      Anchises

  • 3. 
    Which Charles Dickens novel ends with the chapter "Knitting Done"?
    • A. 

      A Tale Of Two Cities

    • B. 

      A Christmas Carol

    • C. 

      Great Expectations

    • D. 

      Oliver Twist

  • 4. 
    Whose endorsement helped to establish the State Science Institute in Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged"?
    • A. 

      Simon Pritchett

    • B. 

      Hugh Akston

    • C. 

      Floyd Ferris

    • D. 

      Robert Stadler

  • 5. 
    How many Lisbon sisters were featured in "The Virgin Suicides"?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 6. 
    Who was the first Lisbon sister to die in "The Virgin Suicides"?
    • A. 

      Mary

    • B. 

      Therese

    • C. 

      Cecilia

    • D. 

      Lux

  • 7. 
    All of the following writers won Nobel Prizes except?
    • A. 

      Jose Saramago

    • B. 

      Nadine Gordimer

    • C. 

      James Baldwin

    • D. 

      Toni Morrison

  • 8. 
    Who wrote the play "Miss Julie"?
    • A. 

      Henrik Ibsen

    • B. 

      August Strindberg

    • C. 

      Max Frisch

    • D. 

      Anton Chekhov

  • 9. 
    What publication uses the motto "All the news that fits"?
    • A. 

      USA Today

    • B. 

      Rolling Stone

    • C. 

      Time Magazine

    • D. 

      New York Times

  • 10. 
    Who wrote the novel "The Hotel New Hampshire"?
    • A. 

      Alexandre Dumas

    • B. 

      John Irving

    • C. 

      Ernest Hemingway

    • D. 

      Henry James

  • 11. 
    Who wrote the novel "Psycho"?
    • A. 

      Alfred Hitchcock

    • B. 

      Cecil B. DeMille

    • C. 

      Roger Corman

    • D. 

      Robert Bloch

  • 12. 
    In the Dewey Decimal System, what number represents 10343?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      600

    • C. 

      700

    • D. 

      500

  • 13. 
    What famous Bronte wrote "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall"?
    • A. 

      Bramwell

    • B. 

      Charlotte Bronte

    • C. 

      Anne Bronte

    • D. 

      Emily Bronte

  • 14. 
    Who authored "The Gospel According to the Son"?
    • A. 

      Toni Morrison

    • B. 

      Thomas Pynchon

    • C. 

      Norman Mailer

    • D. 

      Kurt Vonnegut

  • 15. 
    Who wrote the book "Fowl Tips"?
    • A. 

      Julia Childs

    • B. 

      Yogi Berra

    • C. 

      Colonel Saunders

    • D. 

      Wade Boggs

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