Amazing Trivia Quiz On Literature

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Literature Quizzes & Trivia

Some questions about who,where,what and when of a assortment of classic literary works


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the author of the quotation "What fools these mortals be"?
    • A. 

      George Orwell

    • B. 

      Aldous Huxley

    • C. 

      H.G. Wells

    • D. 

      William Shakespeare

  • 2. 
    Which of the "Knights of the Roundtable" fell in love with Queen Guinevere?
    • A. 

      Sir Connery

    • B. 

      Sir Galahad

    • C. 

      Sir Gawin

    • D. 

      Sir Lancelot

  • 3. 
    Who wrote the novel "Shogun"?
    • A. 

      E.E. Cummings

    • B. 

      John Updike

    • C. 

      Jean Cocteau

    • D. 

      James Clavell

  • 4. 
    Who wrote the play "Our Town"?
    • A. 

      J.R.R. Tolkien

    • B. 

      J.D. Salinger

    • C. 

      Thornton Wilder

    • D. 

      George Bernard Shaw

  • 5. 
    Which character is from literary work, "Oliver Twist"?
    • A. 

      Tom Sawyer

    • B. 

      Fagin

    • C. 

      Tinker Bell

    • D. 

      Becky Thatcher

  • 6. 
    How do you finish this saying: "Necessity is..."?
    • A. 

      Needs Understood

    • B. 

      Needs Of The Few

    • C. 

      The Best Policy

    • D. 

      The Mother Of Invention

  • 7. 
    What was the name of Captain Hook's ship in the novel "Peter Pan" by James Barrie?
    • A. 

      Hook's Jetty

    • B. 

      Jolly Roger

    • C. 

      The C.H. Dockmore

    • D. 

      Chopper

  • 8. 
    Melissa Lowell writes what children's series on ice skating?
    • A. 

      Skating City

    • B. 

      Ice Skater

    • C. 

      Silver Blades

    • D. 

      Blades Of Courage

  • 9. 
    Who wrote "The Red Pony"?
    • A. 

      Somerset Maugham

    • B. 

      John Steinbeck

    • C. 

      D.H. Lawrence

    • D. 

      William Faulkner

  • 10. 
    Who penned the accompanying novel to the film "The Funhouse"?
    • A. 

      Thomas Harris

    • B. 

      Tom Clancy

    • C. 

      Stephen King

    • D. 

      Dean Koontz

  • 11. 
    What creature was the subject of "Squirm"?
    • A. 

      Maggots

    • B. 

      Snakes

    • C. 

      Ants

    • D. 

      Worms

  • 12. 
    Who wrote the book "Other Voices, Other Rooms"?
    • A. 

      Truman Capote

    • B. 

      Saul Bellow

    • C. 

      Umberto Eco

    • D. 

      Philip Roth

  • 13. 
    I am the snake-like Sun God of the Aztecs. Who am I?
    • A. 

      Quetzocoatl

    • B. 

      El Dorado

    • C. 

      Moneto

    • D. 

      Montezuma

  • 14. 
    In what year was the first "Harry Potter" book by J.K. Rowling published in Great Britain?
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      1996

    • C. 

      2001

    • D. 

      1997

  • 15. 
    How does Cecelia eventually kill herself in "The Virgin Suicides"?
    • A. 

      She Drinks A Bottle Of Mr. Plumber

    • B. 

      She Runs Herself Through With A Pitchfork In The Sisson's Barn

    • C. 

      She Bashes Her Head Repeatedly On The Porcelain Sink Until She Loses Conciousness

    • D. 

      She Throws Herself From The Roof Onto The Picket Fence

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