Ultimate Literature Trivia - 2

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Literature Quizzes & Trivia

A fun and interesting quiz on something about literature.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which American realist authored the short story "The Beast in the Jungle"?
    • A. 

      Mark Twain

    • B. 

      William Dean Howells

    • C. 

      Stephen Crane

    • D. 

      Henry James

  • 2. 
    Where was Aladdin of "Arabian Nights" from?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Morocco

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Persia

  • 3. 
    What famous Japanese author appears on the 1000 yen note?
    • A. 

      Oe Kenzaburo

    • B. 

      Shiga Naoya

    • C. 

      Natsume Soseki

    • D. 

      Murasaki Shikibu

  • 4. 
    Which poet was considered to be quite a lover but died alone?
    • A. 

      Yosano Akiko

    • B. 

      Amy Tan

    • C. 

      Murasaki Shikibu

    • D. 

      Ono No Komachi

  • 5. 
    Which one of these Japanese writers did not commit suicide?
    • A. 

      Dazai Osamu

    • B. 

      Mori Ogai

    • C. 

      Kawabata Yasunari

    • D. 

      Akutagawa Ryunosuke

  • 6. 
    What famous rock group took their name from perhaps the most famous novel in Japanese classical literature?
    • A. 

      Smap

    • B. 

      Hikaru Genji

    • C. 

      Keiko

    • D. 

      Puffy

  • 7. 
    Which character was filled with guilt in Natsume Soseki's novel "Kokoro"?
    • A. 

      Sensei's Wife

    • B. 

      Sensei

    • C. 

      K's Brother

    • D. 

      K

  • 8. 
    Who wrote "El Aleph"?
    • A. 

      Esteban Echeverra

    • B. 

      Roberto Arlt

    • C. 

      Julio Cortazar

    • D. 

      Jorge Luis Borges

  • 9. 
    In Flannery O'Connor's "Wise Blood" the new Jesus is actually what?
    • A. 

      The Bible

    • B. 

      A Fishing Lure

    • C. 

      A Violent Femmes CD

    • D. 

      A Shrunken Head

  • 10. 
    Who was the father of Menelaus and Agamemnon?
    • A. 

      Aegeus

    • B. 

      Atreus

    • C. 

      Cadmus

    • D. 

      Thyestes

  • 11. 
    In "Cinderella", what was Gus the Mouse's real name?
    • A. 

      Jaques

    • B. 

      Octavian

    • C. 

      Agustus

    • D. 

      Pierre

  • 12. 
    What is Wizard Magazine a guide to?
    • A. 

      Wizards

    • B. 

      Magic

    • C. 

      Role Playing Games

    • D. 

      Comics

  • 13. 
    Who wrote the book "The Dragon Prince"?
    • A. 

      Stephen King

    • B. 

      Anne Rice

    • C. 

      Melanie Rawn

    • D. 

      Anne McCaffrey

  • 14. 
    Who did Heracles marry when he became a god?
    • A. 

      Megaera

    • B. 

      Helena

    • C. 

      Omphale

    • D. 

      Hebe

  • 15. 
    Who is the author of "Trout Fishing in America"?
    • A. 

      John Updike

    • B. 

      John Irving

    • C. 

      Charles Bukowski

    • D. 

      Richard Brautigan

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