High School - Literature Trivia Questions

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High School - Literature Trivia Questions

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  • 1. 
    What is the name of the poetic division used in "The Divine Comedy"?
    • A. 

      Libras

    • B. 

      Cantos

    • C. 

      Chapters

    • D. 

      Pages

  • 2. 
    What mythological creature was the symbol of the Chinese Emperor?
    • A. 

      Phoenix

    • B. 

      Qilin

    • C. 

      Celestial Lion

    • D. 

      Dragon

  • 3. 
    The Ancient Egyptian book of funeral customs is called what?
    • A. 

      Book Of The Dead

    • B. 

      Heaven Helper

    • C. 

      The Mummy Handbook

    • D. 

      Afterlife Guide

  • 4. 
    What famous Irish novelist wrote "The Dubliners"?
    • A. 

      James Joyce

    • B. 

      Sean O'Casey

    • C. 

      William Butler Yeats

    • D. 

      Dylan Thomas

  • 5. 
    Who is the author of "Of Human Bondage"?
    • A. 

      William Shakespeare

    • B. 

      William Wordsworth

    • C. 

      Francis Bacon

    • D. 

      William Somerset Maugham

  • 6. 
    What does the title "Utopia" mean?
    • A. 

      A City Beneath The Sea

    • B. 

      An Average Society

    • C. 

      A Perfect Society

    • D. 

      A Terrible Society

  • 7. 
    Who is the author of "Don Quixote"?
    • A. 

      John Milton

    • B. 

      Virgil

    • C. 

      Cervantes

    • D. 

      William Blake

  • 8. 
    Who is the author of "Pilgrim's Progress"?
    • A. 

      Virgil

    • B. 

      William Blake

    • C. 

      Daniel Defoe

    • D. 

      John Bunyan

  • 9. 
    Who wrote "Dracula"?
    • A. 

      Stephen King

    • B. 

      Bram Stoker

    • C. 

      John Grisham

    • D. 

      Mary Shelley

  • 10. 
    Who is the author of "Ender's Game"?
    • A. 

      Isaac Asimov

    • B. 

      Kurt Vonnegut

    • C. 

      Ray Bradbury

    • D. 

      Orson Scott Card

  • 11. 
    The title of the novel "Catch-22" refers to what?
    • A. 

      A No-Win Situation

    • B. 

      The Chapter Of Law

    • C. 

      A Legal Code

    • D. 

      The Final Clause In A Contract

  • 12. 
    Which of these best describes the literary category of "Catch-22"?
    • A. 

      Crime

    • B. 

      Dark Comedy

    • C. 

      Biography

    • D. 

      Mystery

  • 13. 
    Many scenes in "Catch-22" are told in the past, a technique called what?
    • A. 

      Foreshadowing

    • B. 

      Flashback

    • C. 

      Syllogism

    • D. 

      Framing

  • 14. 
    What American author wrote "Daisy Miller"?
    • A. 

      Aldous Huxley

    • B. 

      John Updike

    • C. 

      Henry James

    • D. 

      John Dos Passos

  • 15. 
    Who wrote the novel "The Prince and the Pauper"?
    • A. 

      Aldous Huxley

    • B. 

      Sinclair Lewis

    • C. 

      John Steinbeck

    • D. 

      Mark Twain

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