Literature: Writers Of Novels! Trivia Quiz

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Below is a Literature trivia quiz on Writers of Novels! Novels are of great help to those of us willing to perfect our grammar skills and add on to the vocabulary we know so far. How many novels have you read so far? Do you know some of the famous writers, their backstories and works? Why don’t you take the test and see how high you score?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which town in Maine does author Stephen King call home?
    • A. 

      Portland

    • B. 

      Eastport

    • C. 

      Brunswick

    • D. 

      Bangor

  • 2. 
    Who wrote long-running play "The Mousetrap"?
    • A. 

      Jean Anouilh

    • B. 

      Ketti Frigs

    • C. 

      Agatha Christie

    • D. 

      Margaret Mitchell

  • 3. 
    Who was the father of Heracles?
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Jason

    • C. 

      Leander

    • D. 

      Theseus

  • 4. 
    Who told King Shahryar a story every night, thereby keeping him from killing her?
    • A. 

      Scheherazade

    • B. 

      Dalilah

    • C. 

      Zaynab

    • D. 

      Julnar

  • 5. 
    "A Doll's House" was written by what author?
    • A. 

      Pearl S. Buck

    • B. 

      Guy De Maupassant

    • C. 

      Chinua Achebe

    • D. 

      Henrik Ibsen

  • 6. 
    The great epic poem "Paradise Lost" was composed of 12 cantos and was completed in 1667 by what blind author?
    • A. 

      Jonathan Swift

    • B. 

      Voltaire

    • C. 

      John Milton

    • D. 

      William Shakespeare

  • 7. 
    Who wrote "Moll Flanders"?
    • A. 

      Henry James

    • B. 

      Thomas Hardy

    • C. 

      Arnold Bennett

    • D. 

      Daniel Defoe

  • 8. 
    Who was the Greek goddess of forests, hills and hunting?
    • A. 

      Demeter

    • B. 

      Leto

    • C. 

      Hera

    • D. 

      Artemis

  • 9. 
    What famous poet from the 1800's was expelled from West Point at age twenty-one?
    • A. 

      John Reed

    • B. 

      Mynheer Von Underduk

    • C. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

    • D. 

      Maelzel Maillardet

  • 10. 
    What 60's musician was also a credible poet?
    • A. 

      Peter Frampton

    • B. 

      Jimmy Page

    • C. 

      Paul McCartney

    • D. 

      Jim Morrison

  • 11. 
    Which Stephen King novel is about a young girl with pyrokinetic powers?
    • A. 

      Firestarter

    • B. 

      Cujo

    • C. 

      The Green Mile

    • D. 

      The Eyes Of The Dragon

  • 12. 
    In which Stephen King novel does a gypsy put a curse on a lawyer?
    • A. 

      The Stand

    • B. 

      Carrie

    • C. 

      Thinner

    • D. 

      The Green Mile

  • 13. 
    What four-part TV miniseries is based on a Stephen King novel?
    • A. 

      The Stand

    • B. 

      The Shining

    • C. 

      Pet Sematary

    • D. 

      It

  • 14. 
    How many novels did Margaret Mitchell have published before "Gone with the Wind"?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Two

  • 15. 
    What novel introduced the noun "Droogies"?
    • A. 

      A Clockwork Orange

    • B. 

      The Warriors

    • C. 

      The Catcher In The Rye

    • D. 

      Soylent Green

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