Ultimate Literature Quiz - 3

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  • 1. 
    Who wrote "Dean's December"?
    • A. 

      John Irving

    • B. 

      Bob Cochrane

    • C. 

      Jack Kerouac

    • D. 

      Saul Bellow

  • 2. 
    Who tells the story in Robertson Davies' "Fifth Business"?
    • A. 

      Oliver Klothesoff

    • B. 

      Nelly Golinchu

    • C. 

      Dunstan Ramsay

    • D. 

      Mordecai

  • 3. 
    Who wrote "Never Cry Wolf"?
    • A. 

      Bob Cochrane

    • B. 

      Jake Jarmel

    • C. 

      Jack London

    • D. 

      Farley Mowat

  • 4. 
    What city was T.S. Eliot from?
    • A. 

      Topeka, Kansas

    • B. 

      Boston, Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Brooklyn, New York

    • D. 

      St. Louis, Missouri

  • 5. 
    What was Frank O'Connor's real name?
    • A. 

      George William Russell

    • B. 

      Michael O'Donovan

    • C. 

      Daniel Corkery

    • D. 

      Flann O'Brien

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a play by Ben Jonson?
    • A. 

      The White Devil

    • B. 

      Every Man In His Humour

    • C. 

      'Tis Pity She's A Whore

    • D. 

      A New Way To Pay Old Debts

  • 7. 
    Akira Kurosawa made the film "Rashomon" based on the works of which author?
    • A. 

      Yasunari Kawabata

    • B. 

      Naoya Shiga

    • C. 

      Ogai Mori

    • D. 

      Ryunosuke Akutagawa

  • 8. 
    Which story was meant to be the final story in James Joyce's "Dubliners" before he wrote "The Dead"?
    • A. 

      A Mother

    • B. 

      Grace

    • C. 

      A Painful Case

    • D. 

      Araby

  • 9. 
    Who wrote "The Tin Drum" where the main character can shatter glass with a scream?
    • A. 

      Gunter Grass

    • B. 

      E. T. A. Hoffmann

    • C. 

      Herman Hesse

    • D. 

      Franz Kafka

  • 10. 
    Who introduced the poetic form of a Dramatic Monologue to literature?
    • A. 

      Alfred Lord Tennyson

    • B. 

      Robert Browning

    • C. 

      T.S. Eliot

    • D. 

      Ezra Pound

  • 11. 
    What is the actual name of "Winnie the Pooh"?
    • A. 

      Edward Bear

    • B. 

      Chubby Little Cubby

    • C. 

      Pooh Bear

    • D. 

      Robert Bear

  • 12. 
    Who wrote "The Tale of Genji"?
    • A. 

      Oe Kezaburo

    • B. 

      Mishima Yukio

    • C. 

      Sei Shonagon

    • D. 

      Murasaki Shikibu

  • 13. 
    What author is generally recognized as the father of the modern detective story?
    • A. 

      Raymond Chandler

    • B. 

      Mickey Spillane

    • C. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

    • D. 

      Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

  • 14. 
    Who wrote "Anna of the Five Townes"?
    • A. 

      Arnold Bennett

    • B. 

      Henry James

    • C. 

      Daniel Defoe

    • D. 

      Thomas Hardy

  • 15. 
    Who wrote "I am the cat who walks by himself and all places are alike to me"?
    • A. 

      J.R.R. Tolkien

    • B. 

      Gertrude Stein

    • C. 

      Rudyard Kipling

    • D. 

      C.S. Lewis

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