The Big Quiz On Books 2006-2007

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The Big Quiz On Books 2006-2007

A fun quiz to test your knowledge on Books 2006-2007


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In John Grisham's "An Innocent Man", what baseball team took Williamson in the 1971 Draft?
    • A. 

      New York Yankees

    • B. 

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • C. 

      Oakland Athletics

    • D. 

      Boston Red Sox

  • 2. 
    In "On Chesil Beach" by Ian McEwan, what university does Florence teach philosophy at?
    • A. 

      Stanford

    • B. 

      Yale

    • C. 

      Oxford

    • D. 

      Harvard

  • 3. 
    What is the title of the children's book co-authored by funny man Dave Barry in 2006?
    • A. 

      Peter And The Amazing Pirate Ship

    • B. 

      Peter And The Star Catchers

    • C. 

      Peter And The Bean Stalk

    • D. 

      Peter And The Shadow Thieves

  • 4. 
    In Janet Evanovich's "Lean Mean Thirteen", with what does Simon Diggery scare Lula and Stephanie?
    • A. 

      Rottweiler

    • B. 

      Cats

    • C. 

      Pit Bull

    • D. 

      Python

  • 5. 
    In "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini, who is Mariam's husband that violently beats her?
    • A. 

      Ali

    • B. 

      Ramses

    • C. 

      Rasheed

    • D. 

      Muhammad

  • 6. 
    What is the profession of Danny Meyer, author of the 2006 book "Setting the Table"?
    • A. 

      Sushi Chef

    • B. 

      Restaurateur

    • C. 

      Silverware Designer

    • D. 

      Etiquette Expert

  • 7. 
    What supreme court decision did the authors of "Freakonomics" link with decreased crime rates?
    • A. 

      Plessy V. Ferguson

    • B. 

      Roe V. Wade

    • C. 

      Dred Scott

    • D. 

      Brown V. Board of Education

  • 8. 
    Who is the "Prince" in the J.K. Rowling book "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"?
    • A. 

      Albus Dumbledore

    • B. 

      James Potter

    • C. 

      Severus Snape

    • D. 

      Lord Voldemort

  • 9. 
    In the book "A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier", what country is the author/soldier from?
    • A. 

      Iraq

    • B. 

      The Congo

    • C. 

      Sierra Leone

    • D. 

      Rwanda

  • 10. 
    In "Water For Elephants" by Sara Gruen, what song is referred to as the Disaster March?
    • A. 

      Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

    • B. 

      March Of The Beast

    • C. 

      Gounod Waltz

    • D. 

      Stars And Stripes Forever

  • 11. 
    What unpublished work of J.R.R. Tolkien's did his son Christopher Tolkien edit and publish?
    • A. 

      The Hobbit

    • B. 

      The Children Of Hurin

    • C. 

      Menegroth

    • D. 

      Silmarillion

  • 12. 
    What is the name of the literary club founded by J.R.R. Tolkien while in Oxford as a professor?
    • A. 

      Hobbits

    • B. 

      Two Towers

    • C. 

      Coalbiters

    • D. 

      Inklings

  • 13. 
    Jeffrey Deaver's "The Sleeping Doll" features Kathryn Dance, who first appeared in what book?
    • A. 

      The Twelfth Card

    • B. 

      The Vanished Man

    • C. 

      Garden Of Beasts

    • D. 

      The Cold Moon

  • 14. 
    What is Joyce Carol Oates' novel published in 2007 with a protagonist named Rebecca?
    • A. 

      Broke Heart Blues

    • B. 

      Foxfire

    • C. 

      The Gravedigger's Daughter

    • D. 

      The Tattooed Girl

  • 15. 
    Which book by J. R. R. Tolkien did not contain excerpts of the 2007 book "The Children of Hurin"?
    • A. 

      Unfinished Tales

    • B. 

      The Silmarillion

    • C. 

      The Hobbit

    • D. 

      The Lays Of Beleriand

  • 16. 
    What is the primary subject of the best-selling book "The Secret" by Rhonda Byrne?
    • A. 

      The War In Iraq

    • B. 

      The Bible

    • C. 

      The Law Of Attraction

    • D. 

      Web 2.0

  • 17. 
    One author of "The Children of Hurin" is also the author of what other famous book?
    • A. 

      The Da Vinci Code

    • B. 

      The Wheel Of Time

    • C. 

      The Lord Of The Rings

    • D. 

      Perelandra

  • 18. 
    "The Da Vinci Code" opens with a murder in which famous museum?
    • A. 

      Natural History Museum, London

    • B. 

      The Louvre

    • C. 

      Smithsonian Institution

    • D. 

      Uffizi Gallery

  • 19. 
    In Al Gore's "The Assault on Reason" what kind of politics does Gore believe are hurting the U.S.?
    • A. 

      The Politics Of War

    • B. 

      The Politics Of Fear

    • C. 

      The Politics Of Ronald Reagan

    • D. 

      The Politics Of The Democrats

  • 20. 
    Who are the names of the title characters in J.R.R. Tolkien's book "The Children of Hurin"?
    • A. 

      Turin And Nienor

    • B. 

      Morgoth And Nienor

    • C. 

      Morgoth And Glaurung

    • D. 

      Turin And Glaurung

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