Crips Quiz On Literature - 2

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  • 1. 
    What was the original title of T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land"?
    • A. 

      April Is The Cruelest Month

    • B. 

      He Do The Police In Different Voices

    • C. 

      Inventions Of The March Hare

    • D. 

      I Do Not Hope To Turn Again

  • 2. 
    Who wrote the influential book "Orientalism", about how western literature and art has portrayed the Orient for centuries?
    • A. 

      Edward Said

    • B. 

      Jonathan Culler

    • C. 

      F.R. Leavis

    • D. 

      Erich Auerbach

  • 3. 
    In "Salem's Lot", Weasel Philips' name in the book was?
    • A. 

      Wessel Craig

    • B. 

      Wessel Rayburn

    • C. 

      Wessel Smith

    • D. 

      Wessel Miller

  • 4. 
    In which country is Sir Walter Scott's novel "Quentin Durward" set?
    • A. 

      Ireland

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Scotland

    • D. 

      France

  • 5. 
    Silas Wegg and his wooden leg are villains in which Charles Dickens' novel?
    • A. 

      Bleak House

    • B. 

      Barnaby Rudge

    • C. 

      Our Mutual Friend

    • D. 

      Hard Times

  • 6. 
    In the novel "What Katy Did", what is the full name of Katy?
    • A. 

      Brooke

    • B. 

      Bridges

    • C. 

      Fowler

    • D. 

      Carr

  • 7. 
    To what does the title of "The Shell Seekers" by Rosamunde Pilcher refer?
    • A. 

      People Who Walk The Beach

    • B. 

      A Painting By Penelope's Father

    • C. 

      Workers At A Spode Factory

    • D. 

      Three Children: Olivia, Noel, Nancy

  • 8. 
    Which novel was not written by Maeve Binchy?
    • A. 

      To Light A Penny Candle

    • B. 

      September

    • C. 

      Circle Of Friends

    • D. 

      Tara Road

  • 9. 
    In the poem "The Cremation of Sam McGee", Sam dies the day after which holiday?
    • A. 

      Easter

    • B. 

      Halloween

    • C. 

      Christmas

    • D. 

      Thanksgiving

  • 10. 
    What city is the setting of the Albert Camus novel "The Plague"?
    • A. 

      Oran, Algeria

    • B. 

      Cadiz, Spain

    • C. 

      Paris, France

    • D. 

      Seville, Spain

  • 11. 
    What was the first major work by Jonathan Swift?
    • A. 

      Joseph Andrews

    • B. 

      Gargantua And Pantagruel

    • C. 

      A Tale Of A Tub

    • D. 

      The Vicar Of Wakefield

  • 12. 
    Who wrote "The Death of a President" about John F. Kennedy's assassination?
    • A. 

      Norman Mailer

    • B. 

      William Buckley

    • C. 

      Theodore Sorenson

    • D. 

      William Manchester

  • 13. 
    Who wrote the novel "Pierre: or, The Ambiguities"?
    • A. 

      Herman Melville

    • B. 

      James Boswell

    • C. 

      Frank Norris

    • D. 

      Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • 14. 
    Who wrote the poem "To Brooklyn Bridge"?
    • A. 

      T. S. Eliot

    • B. 

      Elizabeth Bishop

    • C. 

      Robert Lowell

    • D. 

      Hart Crane

  • 15. 
    After who's poem is Chinua Achebe's novel "Things Fall Apart" named?
    • A. 

      W. B. Yeats

    • B. 

      Edwin Muir

    • C. 

      Thomas Hardy

    • D. 

      Ezra Pound

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