Nobel Prize Literature Quiz

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Test your general knowledge with this trivia about Nobel Prize Literature.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the pen name of 1929 Nobel Prize winner Jacques Anatole Francois Thibault?
    • A. 

      Pearl S. Buck

    • B. 

      Anatole France

    • C. 

      Francois Thibault

    • D. 

      Jack Francis

  • 2. 
    What political party was Nobel Prize winning author Anatole France affiliated with?
    • A. 

      French Communist Party

    • B. 

      Chinese Maoist Party

    • C. 

      British Labour Party

    • D. 

      U.S. Democratic Party

  • 3. 
    What book by Rudyard Kipling was made into a popular animated feature by the Disney studios?
    • A. 

      Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

    • B. 

      The Jungle Book

    • C. 

      Mulan

    • D. 

      The Rescuers

  • 4. 
    What Nobel Prize winning author wrote "Just So Stories: For Little Children"?
    • A. 

      Pearl S. Buck

    • B. 

      Rudyard Kipling

    • C. 

      Sinclair Lewis

    • D. 

      Aesop

  • 5. 
    Where was Nobel Prize winner George Bernard Shaw born?
    • A. 

      Dublin, Ireland

    • B. 

      New York, New York

    • C. 

      Paris, France

    • D. 

      London, England

  • 6. 
    The musical "My Fair Lady" is based on what play by Nobel Prize winner George Bernard Shaw?
    • A. 

      Candida

    • B. 

      Pygmalion

    • C. 

      Major Barbara

    • D. 

      Caesar And Cleopatra

  • 7. 
    Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun won the Nobel Prize in Literature for what monumental work?
    • A. 

      Demian

    • B. 

      The Grapes Of Wrath

    • C. 

      To Kill A Mockingbird

    • D. 

      The Growth Of The Soil

  • 8. 
    Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature Albert Camus is best-known for what existential novel?
    • A. 

      The Stranger

    • B. 

      Crime And Punishment

    • C. 

      Being And Nothingness

    • D. 

      Humanism And Terror

  • 9. 
    What type of literature is 2005 Nobel Prize winner Harold Pinter best known for?
    • A. 

      Plays

    • B. 

      Allegory

    • C. 

      Poetry

    • D. 

      Short Stories

  • 10. 
    What Spanish language poet won the 1990 Nobel Prize in Literature?
    • A. 

      Cesar Chavez

    • B. 

      Pablo Neruda

    • C. 

      Octavio Paz

    • D. 

      Federico Garcia Lorca

  • 11. 
    The Broadway musical "Cats" was based on the poetry of which 1948 Nobel Prize winner?
    • A. 

      T. H. White

    • B. 

      Robert Frost

    • C. 

      Ezra Pound

    • D. 

      T. S. Eliot

  • 12. 
    From what country did Nobel Prize winning writer Ernest Hemingway hail?
    • A. 

      Cuba

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      United Kingdom

    • D. 

      United States

  • 13. 
    Under what name did Nobel Prize in Literature winner Hermann Hesse first publish "Demian"?
    • A. 

      Max Demian

    • B. 

      Thomas Mann

    • C. 

      Dr Seuss

    • D. 

      Emil Sinclair

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