Can You Name The Book By IT's First Sentence?

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Can You Name The Book By ITs First Sentence? - Quiz

Everyone of us has had to sit through a literature class several times,we've all read the famous books back to back and we are able to give the basic plot points. But can you name them by their first lines, can you?

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Call me Ishmael. 

    • A.

      Moby Dick

    • B.

      Oliver Twist

  • 2. 

    It is a truth widely acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. 

    • A.

      Pride and Prejudice

    • B.


  • 3. 

    It was a queer sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn't know what I was doing in New York. 

    • A.

      The Great Gatsby

    • B.

      The Bell Jar

  • 4. 

    The past is a foreign country they do things differently there.

    • A.

      The Go-Between

    • B.

      Great Expectations

  • 5. 

    It was love at first sight. The first time Yossarian saw the chaplain he fell madly in love with him. 

    • A.

      Catcher In The Rye

    • B.


  • 6. 

    All children grew up except one.

    • A.

      Alice In Wonderland

    • B.

      Peter Pan

  • 7. 

    A green hunting cap squeezed the top of a fleshy balloon of a head.

    • A.

      A Confederacy of Dunces

    • B.

      A Yankee In King Arthur's Court

  • 8. 

    There was no possibility of taking a walk that day.

    • A.

      Jane Eyre

    • B.

      Wuthering Heights

  • 9. 

    All this happened, more or less.

    • A.

      Slaughterhouse Five

    • B.

      Catch 22

  • 10. 

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times

    • A.

      Tom Sawyer

    • B.

      Tale of Two Cities

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