Best Sellers Trivia

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A bestseller is a book or other media noted for its top selling status, with bestseller lists published by newspapers, magazines, and book store chains. Some lists are broken down into classifications and specialties. An author may also be referred to as a bestseller if their work often appears in a list.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the first name of the famous Beat Generation author Kerouac?
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Anthony

    • C. 

      Joseph

    • D. 

      Lawrence

  • 2. 
    What's the first name of the best-selling author Bradbury?
    • A. 

      Maurice

    • B. 

      D. H.

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Ray

  • 3. 
    What is the first name of the Irish novelist whose last name is "Joyce", and who is the author of "Portrait of the Author as a Young Man"?
    • A. 

      C. S.

    • B. 

      James

    • C. 

      Vladimir

    • D. 

      Samuel

  • 4. 
    What is the best-selling author Rushdie's first name?
    • A. 

      Joseph

    • B. 

      Edgar Rice

    • C. 

      Salman

    • D. 

      John K.

  • 5. 
    What is the best-selling author Woolf's first name?
    • A. 

      Henry

    • B. 

      Richard

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      John K.

  • 6. 
    Who is the author of the book "The Exorcist"?
    • A. 

      Peter Couomo

    • B. 

      William P. Blatty

    • C. 

      Agnes Newton Keith

    • D. 

      Ernest Hemingway

  • 7. 
    Who wrote the book "Mommie Dearest"?
    • A. 

      Ely Culbertson

    • B. 

      Gail Sheehy

    • C. 

      Christina Crawford

    • D. 

      Alex Comfort

  • 8. 
    Who wrote the 1984 book "The Sicilian"?
    • A. 

      Meredith Nicholson

    • B. 

      Mario Puzo

    • C. 

      James Herriot

    • D. 

      Henry Robinson

  • 9. 
    Who wrote the book "The Runaway Jury"?
    • A. 

      John Grisham

    • B. 

      Tom Kavanaugh

    • C. 

      Irving Wallace

    • D. 

      Betty MacDonald

  • 10. 
    Who wrote the book "The Partner"?
    • A. 

      John Grisham

    • B. 

      Alex Haley

    • C. 

      John Gunther

    • D. 

      James A. Michener

  • 11. 
    Who was the author of the book, "Angela's Ashes"?
    • A. 

      Frank McCourt

    • B. 

      Alex Comfort

    • C. 

      James A. Michener

    • D. 

      Frank Norris

  • 12. 
    The book "The Greatest Generation" was penned by whom?
    • A. 

      Tom Brokaw

    • B. 

      Eugene Brieux

    • C. 

      Billy Graham

    • D. 

      Frederick Forsyth

  • 13. 
    Which bestseller is about murder clues left at the Louvre?
    • A. 

      Lost City

    • B. 

      The Da Vinci Code

    • C. 

      Memorial Day

    • D. 

      Red October

  • 14. 
    What best selling book is about Harry at age 16, encounters danger, death, love, betrayal and sacrifice?
    • A. 

      Assassin

    • B. 

      Pirate

    • C. 

      Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince

    • D. 

      Day Of The Dead

  • 15. 
    Which of the following best sellers is about cures for more than 50 diseases?
    • A. 

      Natural Cures

    • B. 

      From Pieces To Weight

    • C. 

      The Five People You Meet In Heaven

    • D. 

      New Rules

  • 16. 
    What is the name of the wizard's game in "Harry Potter"?
    • A. 

      Snapper

    • B. 

      Broom Basketball

    • C. 

      Quidditch

    • D. 

      Mugglein

  • 17. 
    What is the best-selling author Tyler's first name?
    • A. 

      Anne

    • B. 

      John

    • C. 

      Flannery

    • D. 

      Don

  • 18. 
    Who is the author of the book "The Deep"?
    • A. 

      Elia Kazan

    • B. 

      Peter Benchley

    • C. 

      James Hilton

    • D. 

      Louis J. Vance