General Knowledge On Literature

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Literature Quizzes & Trivia

This is a brief quiz on the basics of literature!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which of these plays is there a successful overthrow of a king?
    • A. 

      Richard II

    • B. 

      Othello

    • C. 

      As You Like It

    • D. 

      Richard III

  • 2. 
    Who was Dick Tracy's girlfriend?
    • A. 

      Talia Goodbody

    • B. 

      Tammy Heartfelt

    • C. 

      Tess Trueheart

    • D. 

      Tina Truewell

  • 3. 
    What author became famous for his six-volume biography of Lincoln?
    • A. 

      Mark Twain

    • B. 

      Tom Clancy

    • C. 

      H.P. Lovecraft

    • D. 

      Carl Sandburg

  • 4. 
    What biblical character lost his strength when he broke his Nazarite Vow?
    • A. 

      Abraham

    • B. 

      Samson

    • C. 

      Hercules

    • D. 

      Moses

  • 5. 
    What did Sherlock Holmes do after retiring from his detective practice?
    • A. 

      Lawyer

    • B. 

      Chef

    • C. 

      Doctor

    • D. 

      Bee Keeper

  • 6. 
    What publisher established a prestigious award before his death?
    • A. 

      Hugh Hefner

    • B. 

      Joseph Pulitzer

    • C. 

      Alfred Nobel

    • D. 

      William Randolph Hearst

  • 7. 
    What traveler compiled a widely read book about his travels?
    • A. 

      Marco Polo

    • B. 

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • C. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • D. 

      Ponce De Leon

  • 8. 
    What writer moved around the country working odd jobs while writing short stories and plays?
    • A. 

      Tennessee Williams

    • B. 

      Jules Verne

    • C. 

      Clive Barker

    • D. 

      Neil Simon

  • 9. 
    What writer wrote, "some animals are more equal than others"?
    • A. 

      Charles Dickens

    • B. 

      H.G. Wells

    • C. 

      Jules Verne

    • D. 

      George Orwell

  • 10. 
    What writer worked for British Naval Intelligence and used his experiences in his writing?
    • A. 

      John Le Carre

    • B. 

      Ian Fleming

    • C. 

      Tom Clancy

    • D. 

      Robert B Parker

  • 11. 
    Who said "genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration"?
    • A. 

      Henry Ford

    • B. 

      Guglielmo Marconi

    • C. 

      Alexander Graham Bell

    • D. 

      Thomas Edison

  • 12. 
    Who wrote "from each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs"?
    • A. 

      Lenin

    • B. 

      Leon Tolstoy

    • C. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • D. 

      Karl Marx

  • 13. 
    Who wrote the famous "Unsafe At Any Speed"?
    • A. 

      Ralph Nader

    • B. 

      Henry Kissinger

    • C. 

      Thomas Harris

    • D. 

      Steven King

  • 14. 
    Who wrote, "the report of my death was an exaggeration"?
    • A. 

      Charles Lindbergh

    • B. 

      Mark Twain

    • C. 

      Ernest Hemmingway

    • D. 

      Amelia Earhart

  • 15. 
    Who wrote, "we are all in the gutters, but some of us are looking at the stars"?
    • A. 

      Anne Rice

    • B. 

      Clive Barker

    • C. 

      Charles Dickens

    • D. 

      Oscar Wilde

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