Literature Quiz Questions And Answers

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  • 1. 
    Who wrote "to err is human; to forgive, divine"?
    • A. 

      Winston Churchill

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      Alexander Pope

  • 2. 
    Who composed the music for the "William Tell Overture"?
    • A. 

      Mozart

    • B. 

      Beethoven

    • C. 

      Gershwin

    • D. 

      Rossini

  • 3. 
    Who wrote the novel "Lost Horizon"?
    • A. 

      George S. Kaufman

    • B. 

      James Hilton

    • C. 

      Washington Irving

    • D. 

      Rudyard Kipling

  • 4. 
    Who wrote "Farewell My Lovely"?
    • A. 

      John Wyndham

    • B. 

      Lewis Carroll

    • C. 

      Ray Bradbury

    • D. 

      Raymond Chandler

  • 5. 
    Allan Quatermain is from which book?
    • A. 

      Uncle Tom's Cabin

    • B. 

      The Last Of The Mohicans

    • C. 

      King's Row

    • D. 

      King Solomon's Mines

  • 6. 
    The character of Uriah Heep is from which book?
    • A. 

      A Streetcar Named Desire

    • B. 

      The Grapes Of Wrath

    • C. 

      Moby Dick

    • D. 

      David Copperfield

  • 7. 
    Who published the drama "Long Day's Journey Into Night" in 1956?
    • A. 

      Eugene O'Neill

    • B. 

      Arthur Miller

    • C. 

      Ernest Hemingway

    • D. 

      Tennessee Williams

  • 8. 
    What movement is Rachel Carson's book, "Silent Spring" associated with?
    • A. 

      Women's Rights

    • B. 

      Pro-Life

    • C. 

      Transcendental Mediation

    • D. 

      Environmental

  • 9. 
    Who is the author of "The Secret History"?
    • A. 

      Donna Tartt

    • B. 

      Jeffrey Eugenides

    • C. 

      Richard Paten

    • D. 

      Anita Shreve

  • 10. 
    Who wrote the collection of poems entitled "Horse Latitudes"?
    • A. 

      Paul Muldoon

    • B. 

      Charles Bukowski

    • C. 

      Lawrence Ferlinghetti

    • D. 

      Edna St. Vincent Millay

  • 11. 
    Who wrote "The Human Stain"?
    • A. 

      Philip Roth

    • B. 

      William S. Burroughs

    • C. 

      Norman Mailer

    • D. 

      Saul Bellow

  • 12. 
    Who wrote "A Widow For One Year"?
    • A. 

      Saul Bellow

    • B. 

      John Irving

    • C. 

      Philip Roth

    • D. 

      John Updike

  • 13. 
    In the novel "The Secret History", the elite group of students devoted themselves to what subject?
    • A. 

      Latin

    • B. 

      Greek

    • C. 

      Archeology

    • D. 

      Anthropology

  • 14. 
    In which great novel does the reader find the following line: "Winter is the season of alcoholism and despair"?
    • A. 

      The Virgin Suicides

    • B. 

      An American Dream

    • C. 

      The Secret History

    • D. 

      A Widow For One Year

  • 15. 
    Who or what killed Thisbe?
    • A. 

      Pyramus

    • B. 

      Thisbe

    • C. 

      Hera

    • D. 

      A Lioness

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