Interesting Quiz On Literature

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which playwright wrote "Doctor Faustus"?
    • A. 

      Christopher Marlowe

    • B. 

      Ben Johnson

    • C. 

      John Webster

    • D. 

      Thomas Kydd

  • 2. 
    Which 1960's author was the leader of a group called the "Merry Pranksters"?
    • A. 

      Anthony Burgess

    • B. 

      William S. Burroughs

    • C. 

      Timothy Leary

    • D. 

      Ken Kesey

  • 3. 
    In Don Delillo's "Underworld", who is the graffiti artist sought after by Klara Sax and Esther Winship?
    • A. 

      Miraculum.Com

    • B. 

      Moonman 157

    • C. 

      Revolution.Com

    • D. 

      Ink

  • 4. 
    With what was Robert Frost "acquainted" as he "looked down the saddest city lane"?
    • A. 

      The Night

    • B. 

      The Police

    • C. 

      The Garbage

    • D. 

      The Snow

  • 5. 
    What famous poet repeats the phrase "I shall not be moved" in the poem "Our Grandmothers"?
    • A. 

      Anne Sexton

    • B. 

      Maya Angelou

    • C. 

      Langston Hughes

    • D. 

      Audre Lord

  • 6. 
    Who wrote the "Decameron"?
    • A. 

      Machievelli

    • B. 

      Boccaccio

    • C. 

      Uccello

    • D. 

      Chaucer

  • 7. 
    Which one of these literary characters is not like the others?
    • A. 

      Touchstone

    • B. 

      Pompey

    • C. 

      Benedick

    • D. 

      Feste

  • 8. 
    Which of these literary characters does not have a twin?
    • A. 

      Dromio

    • B. 

      Sebastian

    • C. 

      Florizel

    • D. 

      Viola

  • 9. 
    In what city did Allen Ginsberg first recite his poem "Howl"?
    • A. 

      New York City

    • B. 

      Seattle

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      San Francisco

  • 10. 
    What was the name of the popular horror novelist in the movie "In the Mouth of Madness"?
    • A. 

      Sutter Cane

    • B. 

      John Skipp

    • C. 

      Scott Sigler

    • D. 

      Haruki Murakami

  • 11. 
    In the Anne Rice novel "Ramses the Damned", whom did Ramses bring back from the dead?
    • A. 

      Julie

    • B. 

      Cleopatra

    • C. 

      Elliot

    • D. 

      Alex

  • 12. 
    Which two mythological gods are twins?
    • A. 

      Aphrodite And Artemis

    • B. 

      Apollo And Artemis

    • C. 

      Artemis And Athena

    • D. 

      Apollo And Aphrodite

  • 13. 
    Which mortal was married to Eros?
    • A. 

      Psyche

    • B. 

      Cleopatra

    • C. 

      Arachne

    • D. 

      Helen Of Troy

  • 14. 
    Which character in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" can put a "girdle about the earth in 40 minutes"?
    • A. 

      Puck

    • B. 

      Titania

    • C. 

      Bottom

    • D. 

      Oberon

  • 15. 
    From what university did Hamlet take his leave to attend his mother's wedding?
    • A. 

      Wittenberg

    • B. 

      Harvard

    • C. 

      Oxford

    • D. 

      Cambridge

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