Basics Of Literature! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Basics Of Literature! Trivia Questions Quiz

These trivia questions quiz are on Basics of Literature! Books can be very interesting, an if you are a member of a book club or own a variety of books, you are in luck as the quiz below will test out just how many books you have read by showing you a line that is consistent with a certain book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who said "the meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights"?
    • A. 

      J. Paul Getty

    • B. 

      Andrew Carnegie

    • C. 

      Howard Hughes

    • D. 

      Donald Trump

  • 2. 
    Who said, "the mob has many heads but no brains"?
    • A. 

      Mark Twain

    • B. 

      Ernest Hemingway

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare

    • D. 

      Thomas Fuller

  • 3. 
    Who was quoted as saying "Get the facts first, and then you can distort 'em as much as you please"?
    • A. 

      Mark Twain

    • B. 

      Al Capone

    • C. 

      Bill Clinton

    • D. 

      Will Rogers

  • 4. 
    Who wrote "advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't"?
    • A. 

      Erica Jong

    • B. 

      Steven King

    • C. 

      Anne Rice

    • D. 

      Suzanne Pulitzer

  • 5. 
    Who wrote "Appearances often are deceiving"?
    • A. 

      Shakespeare

    • B. 

      Aesop

    • C. 

      Confucius

    • D. 

      Mark Twain

  • 6. 
    Who wrote "art is a jealous mistress"?
    • A. 

      William Shakespeare

    • B. 

      Ralph Waldo Emerson

    • C. 

      Mark Twain

    • D. 

      Vincent Van Gogh

  • 7. 
    Who wrote "communism is like Prohibition, it's a good idea but it won't work"?
    • A. 

      Will Rogers

    • B. 

      Ernest Hemmingway

    • C. 

      Winston Churchill

    • D. 

      Mark Twain

  • 8. 
    Who wrote "conscience does make cowards of us all"?
    • A. 

      Ernest Hemingway

    • B. 

      William Shakespeare

    • C. 

      Charles Dickens

    • D. 

      Mark Twain

  • 9. 
    Who wrote, "coward die many times, the valiant never taste death but once"?
    • A. 

      Mark Twain

    • B. 

      William Shakespeare

    • C. 

      Douglas Macarthur

    • D. 

      Ernest Hemingway

  • 10. 
    Who wrote "Every man desires to live long, but no man would be old"?
    • A. 

      Jonathan Swift

    • B. 

      Stephen King

    • C. 

      Mark Twain

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 11. 
    From whom did we get the quote "Hitch your wagon to a star"?
    • A. 

      Ralph Waldo Emerson

    • B. 

      Mark Twain

    • C. 

      Henry David Thoreau

    • D. 

      William Shakespeare

  • 12. 
    Who wrote "Let's kill all the lawyers"?
    • A. 

      William Shakespeare

    • B. 

      Ernest Hemingway

    • C. 

      Francis Bacon

    • D. 

      Mark Twain

  • 13. 
    Who wrote "no act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted"?
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Confucius

    • C. 

      Aesop

    • D. 

      Plato

  • 14. 
    Who wrote "The more things change, the more they stay the same"?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • B. 

      Alan Greenspan

    • C. 

      Alphonse Karr

    • D. 

      Steve Allen

  • 15. 
    Who wrote "The perception of beauty is a moral test"?
    • A. 

      Henry David Thoreau

    • B. 

      Percy Shelley

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare

    • D. 

      Mark Twain

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