Great Books Trivia Questions

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Great Books Trivia Questions

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  • 1. 
    Who killed Harry Potter's parents?
    • A. 

      Lord Voldemort

    • B. 

      Severus Snape

    • C. 

      Albus Dumbledore

    • D. 

      Ronald Weasley

  • 2. 
    Which fictional character took a trip down the Mississippi on a raft with the runaway slave Jim?
    • A. 

      Harry Potter

    • B. 

      Huckleberry Finn

    • C. 

      Oliver Twist

    • D. 

      Tom Sawyer

  • 3. 
    Who is the main character of "Gone with the Wind"?
    • A. 

      Holden Caulfield

    • B. 

      Violet Baudelaire

    • C. 

      Bilbo Baggins

    • D. 

      Scarlett O'Hara

  • 4. 
    In the Bible, what was name of the garden where Adam and Eve lived?
    • A. 

      The Secret Garden

    • B. 

      The Garden of Idyllia

    • C. 

      The Garden of Eden

    • D. 

      The Zen Garden

  • 5. 
    Ernest Hemingway's final work published during his lifetime was?
    • A. 

      The Old Man And The Sea

    • B. 

      Islands In The Stream

    • C. 

      A Moveable Feast

    • D. 

      Across The River And Into The Trees

  • 6. 
    What was the name of Ashley's plantation in "Gone With the Wind"?
    • A. 

      Fair Oaks

    • B. 

      Mimosa

    • C. 

      Lakeview

    • D. 

      Twelve Oaks

  • 7. 
    Which of the following plays was written by Eugene O'Neill?
    • A. 

      Death Of A Salesman

    • B. 

      Edward My Son

    • C. 

      The Iceman Cometh

    • D. 

      Porn Stars At Home

  • 8. 
    What Saki story is named for a talking cat?
    • A. 

      Tarkington

    • B. 

      Toby

    • C. 

      Tobermory

    • D. 

      Tommy

  • 9. 
    Which ingredient is not used in the witches' brew from "Macbeth"?
    • A. 

      Tongue Of The African Giraffe

    • B. 

      Liver Of The Blaspheming Jew

    • C. 

      Finger Of Birth-Strangled Babe

    • D. 

      Lizard's Leg And Owlet's Wing

  • 10. 
    Which author wrote the book "A Prayer for Owen Meany"?
    • A. 

      John Irving

    • B. 

      James Michener

    • C. 

      Billy Graham

    • D. 

      Emma Sammons

  • 11. 
    The Washington Irving character Ichabod Crane had feet shaped like what?
    • A. 

      Shovels

    • B. 

      Washboards

    • C. 

      Pumpkins

    • D. 

      Ladles

  • 12. 
    In "Flowers for Algernon", who is Algernon?
    • A. 

      The Mouse

    • B. 

      The Pigeon

    • C. 

      The Dumb Janitor

    • D. 

      The Brain Surgeon

  • 13. 
    What is Louis L'Amour famous for?
    • A. 

      Cookbooks

    • B. 

      Editing Romances

    • C. 

      Writing Westerns

    • D. 

      Art Criticism

  • 14. 
    In 1996, which John Gray book was the second leading nonfiction book on the best sellers list?
    • A. 

      Gift And Mystery

    • B. 

      The Zone

    • C. 

      Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

    • D. 

      In Contempt

  • 15. 
    What biblical character was said to have been created from the dust of the ground and the breath of God?
    • A. 

      Abraham

    • B. 

      Abel

    • C. 

      Moses

    • D. 

      Adam

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