What’s Your Literature IQ?

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Literature Quizzes & Trivia

How good is your knowledge about literature?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which musical group took its name from a Charles Dickens character?
    • A. 

      Uriah Heep

    • B. 

      Steely Dan

    • C. 

      Billy Pilgrim

    • D. 

      Steppenwolf

  • 2. 
    From which play does this saying come: "To be or not to be, that is the question"?
    • A. 

      My Fair Lady

    • B. 

      Hamlet

    • C. 

      Shakespeare's England

    • D. 

      Romeo And Juliet

  • 3. 
    What is the third book in Anne Rice's "Vampire Chronicles"?
    • A. 

      Interview With The Vampire

    • B. 

      The Tale Of The Body Thief

    • C. 

      The Queen Of The Damned

    • D. 

      Big Bad Vampire On A Harley

  • 4. 
    Kilgore Trout appears in the novels of which author?
    • A. 

      Thomas Pynchon

    • B. 

      John Updike

    • C. 

      John Irving

    • D. 

      Kurt Vonnegut

  • 5. 
    Who wrote the book "Welcome to the Monkey House"?
    • A. 

      J.D. Salinger

    • B. 

      Thomas Hardy

    • C. 

      Kurt Vonnegut

    • D. 

      Gertrude Stein

  • 6. 
    "Apocalypse Now" is an adaptation of a work by what author?
    • A. 

      Joseph Heller

    • B. 

      Joseph Conrad

    • C. 

      J.D. Salinger

    • D. 

      Arthur C. Clarke

  • 7. 
    "Beauty is truth, truth beauty" is from what famous work?
    • A. 

      Othello

    • B. 

      The Divine Comedy

    • C. 

      Splendor In The Grass

    • D. 

      Ode On A Grecian Urn

  • 8. 
    Who is the author of the novel "The Shell Seekers"?
    • A. 

      Maeve Binchy

    • B. 

      Danielle Steele

    • C. 

      Mary Higgins Clark

    • D. 

      Rosamunde Pilcher

  • 9. 
    Who wrote "The Power and the Glory"?
    • A. 

      Joseph Conrad

    • B. 

      F. Scott Fitzgerald

    • C. 

      Ernest Hemingway

    • D. 

      Graham Greene

  • 10. 
    What literary classic begins with "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again"?
    • A. 

      Aladdin

    • B. 

      Rebecca

    • C. 

      Jamaica Inn

    • D. 

      The Shell Seekers

  • 11. 
    Which mythical beast was born from the blood of Medusa?
    • A. 

      Pegasus

    • B. 

      Scylla

    • C. 

      Typhon

    • D. 

      Cerberus

  • 12. 
    Which mythical creature was supposedly born from the egg of a rooster?
    • A. 

      Chimaera

    • B. 

      Dragon

    • C. 

      Basilisk

    • D. 

      Minotaur

  • 13. 
    Which classic S. E. Hinton novel features Pony Boy and Soda Pop Curtis?
    • A. 

      That Was Then, This Is Now

    • B. 

      Tex

    • C. 

      The Outsiders

    • D. 

      Rumble Fish

  • 14. 
    The expression "It is Greek to me" originates from what work?
    • A. 

      The Merchant Of Venice

    • B. 

      Julius Caesar

    • C. 

      Othello

    • D. 

      Anthony & Cleopatra

  • 15. 
    What was the name of Jane Austen character FitzWilliam Darcy's home?
    • A. 

      Rosings

    • B. 

      Netherfield

    • C. 

      Longfellow

    • D. 

      Pemberly

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