Literature Quiz

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Literature, the following questions will test your ability to think laterally


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who wrote a novel called "Metamorphosis" about a man who turned into a cockroach?
    • A. 

      Franz Kafka

    • B. 

      Aesop

    • C. 

      Voltaire

    • D. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

  • 2. 
    What kind of mythological creature was Pan?
    • A. 

      Satyr

    • B. 

      Goat

    • C. 

      Centaur

    • D. 

      Human

  • 3. 
    What is the name of Stephen King's first novel?
    • A. 

      Carrie

    • B. 

      Firestarter

    • C. 

      The Dead Zone

    • D. 

      The Stand

  • 4. 
    What other name has Anne Rice written under?
    • A. 

      Ann Rambling

    • B. 

      Sandy Lestat

    • C. 

      A.N. Roquelaure

    • D. 

      Anna Bond

  • 5. 
    Lord Byron and William Blake wrote primarily in what genre of poetry?
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Romantic

    • C. 

      Modernist

    • D. 

      Victorian

  • 6. 
    Which two stories were written by Washington Irving?
    • A. 

      The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow And "The Lone Wolf"

    • B. 

      Rip Van Winkle And "The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow"

    • C. 

      Rip Van Winkle And "A New England Nun"

    • D. 

      North Star And "Rip Van Winkle"

  • 7. 
    Who wrote the book "Cosmos"?
    • A. 

      Tom Wolfe

    • B. 

      Albert Einstein

    • C. 

      John Glenn

    • D. 

      Carl Sagan

  • 8. 
    What sort of animals are featured in "Watership Down"?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Seagulls

    • C. 

      Rabbits

    • D. 

      Geese

  • 9. 
    Which novel centers around a portrait that ages while its subject remains young and handsome?
    • A. 

      A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man

    • B. 

      Chronicle Of A Death Foretold

    • C. 

      The Picture Of Dorian Gray

    • D. 

      Dubliners

  • 10. 
    Which Ernest Hemingway novel tells the story of a soldier falling in love with his nurse?
    • A. 

      A Farewell To Arms

    • B. 

      To Have And Have Not

    • C. 

      The Sun Also Rises

    • D. 

      For Whom The Bell Tolls

  • 11. 
    Who was the Trojan War between?
    • A. 

      Greece And Rome

    • B. 

      Rome And Macedonia

    • C. 

      Rome And Carthage

    • D. 

      Greece And Troy

  • 12. 
    What kind of creature is a "minotaur"?
    • A. 

      Half Lion And Half Man

    • B. 

      Half Man And Half Bull

    • C. 

      Half Dog And Half Cat

    • D. 

      Half Man And Half Woman

  • 13. 
    Which "Winnie-the-Pooh" character has the catch phrase "T.T.F.N., ta ta for now"?
    • A. 

      Rabbit

    • B. 

      Piglet

    • C. 

      Tigger

    • D. 

      Christopher Robin

  • 14. 
    Which author wrote "Walden"?
    • A. 

      Walt Whitman

    • B. 

      Ralph Waldo Emerson

    • C. 

      Robert Frost

    • D. 

      Henry David Thoreau

  • 15. 
    Which son of Helios died by driving his father's chariot?
    • A. 

      Romulus

    • B. 

      Simion

    • C. 

      Phaethon

    • D. 

      Negus

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