Literature Termonologies

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  • 1. 
    The desert people in the "DUNE" series were called what?
    • A. 

      Ewoks

    • B. 

      Fremen

    • C. 

      Sandcrawlers

    • D. 

      Sandpeople

  • 2. 
    Who was headlined as a SPOOFSTER in The Saturday Evening Post in 1963?
    • A. 

      Sheb Wooley

    • B. 

      Stan Freberg

    • C. 

      Allen Sherman

    • D. 

      Ben Calder

  • 3. 
    What year and what publication did "The Night Before Christmas" originally appear in?
    • A. 

      1823, Troy, New York Sentinel

    • B. 

      1920, Readers Digest

    • C. 

      1940, New York Times

    • D. 

      1863, Anthology Of Stories

  • 4. 
    Which writer said "I serve champagne to my real friends and real pain to my sham friends"?
    • A. 

      Helen Frankenthaler

    • B. 

      William Baziotes

    • C. 

      Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

    • D. 

      Francis Bacon

  • 5. 
    Which mythological character did not die by suicide?
    • A. 

      Aegeus

    • B. 

      Ajax

    • C. 

      The Sphinx

    • D. 

      Jason

  • 6. 
    What was the real first name of the main character in Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations"?
    • A. 

      Patrick

    • B. 

      Handel

    • C. 

      Finn

    • D. 

      Philip

  • 7. 
    The Greeks hailed him as Apollo. What did the Romans call him?
    • A. 

      Hyperion

    • B. 

      Sol

    • C. 

      Apollo

    • D. 

      Helios

  • 8. 
    Which goddess changed "Ulysses" men into swine?
    • A. 

      Merlin

    • B. 

      Medea

    • C. 

      Hera

    • D. 

      Circe

  • 9. 
    What is the intended metaphor in the first stanza of "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls" referring to?
    • A. 

      The Years Of Mourning Over A Loved One

    • B. 

      How Luck Comes And Goes

    • C. 

      The Passage Of Time

    • D. 

      The Orbit Of The Earth

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the goat who fed Zeus after he was born?
    • A. 

      Ione

    • B. 

      Andromeda

    • C. 

      Iphigenia

    • D. 

      Amaltheia

  • 11. 
    Which animal is associated with Pallas Athena?
    • A. 

      Dove

    • B. 

      Horse

    • C. 

      Lion

    • D. 

      Owl

  • 12. 
    Who was Zeus' mother?
    • A. 

      Rhea

    • B. 

      Cybelle

    • C. 

      Gaea

    • D. 

      Hestia

  • 13. 
    Who wrote the African-American literary classic "Their Eyes Were Watching God"?
    • A. 

      Ralph Ellison

    • B. 

      Alice Walker

    • C. 

      Zora Neale Hurston

    • D. 

      James Baldwin

  • 14. 
    Who wrote "The Magic Mountain"?
    • A. 

      Thomas Mann

    • B. 

      D.H. Lawrence

    • C. 

      Henry James

    • D. 

      Joseph Conrad

  • 15. 
    What is the first line of Jane Austen's novel "Pride and Prejudice"?
    • A. 

      My Dear Mr. Bennet, Said His Lady To Him One Day, "Have You Heard That Netherfield Park Is Let At Last?"

    • B. 

      The Family Of Bennet Had Long Been Settled In Derbyshire

    • C. 

      The Day Passed Much As The Day Before Had Done

    • D. 

      It Is A Truth Universally Acknowledged, That A Single Man In Possession Of A Good Fortune, Must Be In Want Of A Wife

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