Cool Quiz On Literature - 2

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  • 1. 
    In the Richard Laymon novel "Darkness Tell Us", what is the name of the spirit contacted with the ouija board?
    • A. 

      Butler

    • B. 

      Amy

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Reed

  • 2. 
    Which town did not appear in any H.P. Lovecraft works?
    • A. 

      Dunwich

    • B. 

      Arkham

    • C. 

      West Bedford

    • D. 

      Innsmouth

  • 3. 
    In "The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad", what is the name of Mr. Toad's horse?
    • A. 

      Widowmaker

    • B. 

      Philippe

    • C. 

      Cyril Proudbottom

    • D. 

      Samson

  • 4. 
    Who was the last captain of the U.S.S. Caine?
    • A. 

      De Vreiss

    • B. 

      Maryk

    • C. 

      Keefer

    • D. 

      Keith

  • 5. 
    Who wrote the non-fiction account "A Night to Remember"?
    • A. 

      Walter Lord

    • B. 

      James Cameron

    • C. 

      Lord Byron

    • D. 

      Paula Parisi

  • 6. 
    When was Ernest Hemingway born?
    • A. 

      January 5, 1860

    • B. 

      June 25, 1829

    • C. 

      July 21, 1899

    • D. 

      April 4, 1833

  • 7. 
    Which of these is not a character in Thomas Pynchon's "Gravity's Rainbow"?
    • A. 

      Roger Mexico

    • B. 

      Pirate Prentice

    • C. 

      Slothrop

    • D. 

      Oedipa Maas

  • 8. 
    Who is considered the first professional female writer in English?
    • A. 

      Aphra Behn

    • B. 

      George Elliot

    • C. 

      Jane Austen

    • D. 

      The Wife Of Bath

  • 9. 
    Which of the following Irish writers did not win the Nobel Prize?
    • A. 

      Sean O'Casey

    • B. 

      Seamus Heaney

    • C. 

      George Bernard Shaw

    • D. 

      Samuel Beckett

  • 10. 
    What famous novel begins with the line "Well, Prince, so Genoa and Lucca are now just family estates of the Buonapartes"?
    • A. 

      Napoleon By Abel Gance

    • B. 

      The Leopard By Giuseppe Di Lampedusa

    • C. 

      War And Peace By Leo Tolstoy

    • D. 

      Middlemarch By George Eliot

  • 11. 
    What is credited with being the longest novel written in English?
    • A. 

      Our Mutual Friend

    • B. 

      Middlemarch

    • C. 

      Moby Dick

    • D. 

      Clarissa

  • 12. 
    Which short story begins with "None of them knew the color of the sky"?
    • A. 

      The Open Boat

    • B. 

      The Painted Bird

    • C. 

      Dead Souls

    • D. 

      Notes From Underground

  • 13. 
    Who wrote the Law of Storms?
    • A. 

      Heinrich Wilhelm Dove

    • B. 

      Howard Wilson Hawk

    • C. 

      William Herschel

    • D. 

      Heinrich Hess

  • 14. 
    Where in New York did "The Great Gatsby" live?
    • A. 

      West Brooklyn

    • B. 

      East Egg

    • C. 

      West Egg

    • D. 

      Staten Island

  • 15. 
    Who wrote the epic poem, "Drake"?
    • A. 

      Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    • B. 

      Alfred Noyes

    • C. 

      William Wordsworth

    • D. 

      Lord Byron

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