The Ultimate Trivia On Books 2006-2007

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A non-complicated quiz based on Books 2006-2007


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what country does Alexander McCall Smith's 2006 novel "Blue Shoes and Happiness" take place?
    • A. 

      Angola

    • B. 

      Lesotho

    • C. 

      Botswana

    • D. 

      Zimbabwe

  • 2. 
    In "Invisible Prey", whose murder prompts the Governor to put Lucas Davenport on the investigation?
    • A. 

      Constance Bucher

    • B. 

      Jane Widdler

    • C. 

      Amity Anderson

    • D. 

      Marilyn Coombs

  • 3. 
    What does the title character of "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" suffer from?
    • A. 

      Down's Syndrome

    • B. 

      Cystic Fibrosis

    • C. 

      Cancer

    • D. 

      Myopia

  • 4. 
    In Mitch Albom's 2007 book "For One More Day", what happens to the main character on that day?
    • A. 

      Takes A Dream Vacation

    • B. 

      Spends It With His Dead Mother

    • C. 

      Gets His Job Back

    • D. 

      Imagines Life If He Was Never Born

  • 5. 
    "Owen & Mzee: The True Story Of A Remarkable Friendship" is about a friendship between whom?
    • A. 

      Cat And Dog

    • B. 

      Monkey And Tiger

    • C. 

      Hippopotamus And Tortoise

    • D. 

      Pig And Spider

  • 6. 
    In the bestseller "Like Water For Elephants", what causes the main character to join the circus?
    • A. 

      He Loves Elephants

    • B. 

      His Parents' Death In A Car Crash

    • C. 

      He Wants To See The World

    • D. 

      His Failing Grades

  • 7. 
    "Water for Elephants" tells the story of a former circus worker who ends up where?
    • A. 

      In A Nursing Home

    • B. 

      As Owner Of Cirque Du Soleil

    • C. 

      As A Novelist

    • D. 

      In A Los Angeles Mansion

  • 8. 
    According to his autobiography "The Measure of a Man", what did Sidney Poitier grow up without?
    • A. 

      Any Religion

    • B. 

      Parents

    • C. 

      Indoor Plumbing

    • D. 

      Grade School Education

  • 9. 
    What crime does the protagonist of Richard Bachman's "Blaze" plan?
    • A. 

      Bank Robbery

    • B. 

      A Confidence Scam

    • C. 

      Kidnapping

    • D. 

      Murder

  • 10. 
    Who won the 2006 Man Booker Prize for "The Inheritance of Loss"?
    • A. 

      Vikram Seth

    • B. 

      Kiran Desai

    • C. 

      J.K. Rowling

    • D. 

      Salman Rushdie

  • 11. 
    Where are the children in Anne Tyler's "Digging to America" adopted from?
    • A. 

      Korea

    • B. 

      Romania

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Guatemala

  • 12. 
    Which San Francisco officer is unofficial leader of the Women's Murder Club in "The 6th Target"?
    • A. 

      Lindsay Boxer

    • B. 

      Cindy Thomas

    • C. 

      Claire Washburn

    • D. 

      Erica Whitten

  • 13. 
    What is the third word in the title of Elizabeth Gilbert's spiritual travel book "Eat, Pray, ..."?
    • A. 

      Love

    • B. 

      Die

    • C. 

      Travel

    • D. 

      Seek

  • 14. 
    Who is the leader of the Church of Eternal Life in "The Harlequin"?
    • A. 

      Jean Claude

    • B. 

      Malcolm

    • C. 

      Damian

    • D. 

      Alejandro

  • 15. 
    What was the best-selling nonfiction book in 2006?
    • A. 

      Freakonomics

    • B. 

      The Assault On Reason

    • C. 

      Marley And Me

    • D. 

      The Secret

  • 16. 
    In "Mary, Mary" by James Patterson, under what name does a killer take credit for several murders?
    • A. 

      Mary Wagner

    • B. 

      Melissa Leo

    • C. 

      Antonia Schifman

    • D. 

      Mary Smith

  • 17. 
    Which bestselling children's author released his first-ever pop-up book in 2006?
    • A. 

      Mo Willems

    • B. 

      Kevin Henkes

    • C. 

      Maurice Sendak

    • D. 

      David Wiesner

  • 18. 
    In the book "Cross", who is given the nickname "The Butcher of Sligo"?
    • A. 

      John Maggione

    • B. 

      Ned Mahoney

    • C. 

      Michael Collins

    • D. 

      Alex Cross

  • 19. 
    Who is the new Captain of the Guard for Queen Andais in "Mistral's Kiss" by Laurel K. Hamilton?
    • A. 

      Doyle

    • B. 

      Frost

    • C. 

      Sholto

    • D. 

      Mistral

  • 20. 
    "God Is Not Great" author Christopher Hitchens also wrote a book attacking which religious figure?
    • A. 

      The Pope

    • B. 

      Virgin Mary

    • C. 

      Archbishop Of Canterbury

    • D. 

      Mother Teresa

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