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Literature Quiz

3.7
(52 votes)
10 questions
English
Books n stuff!
1
12 random squares

Who is this writer?

Samuel Beckett

Eamon Dunphy

James Joyce

Oscar Wilde

Hard  30% got this right

Born on Good Friday, 13 April, 1906, Samuel Beckett enjoyed the irony of being born on jesus day and friday the 13th!
2

What is the name of the Wizarding pub in Harry Potter?

The Leaky Cauldron

The Foggy Dew

The Hairy Lemon

The Inconsiderate Courgette

47% got this right

That's Ian brown (from The Stone Roses) reading "A Brief History of Time" at the opening of the clip.
3
Zoom reveal

Which US author has penned several books under the pen name Richard Bachman?

Stephen King

JD Sallinger

John Grisham

Mark Twain

37% got this right

King holds the record for the most film adaptations by a single author.
4

In total, how many books did Roald Dahl write?

45
48
50

53% got this right

Dahl wrote many of his stories in a little shed at the bottom of his garden.
5

Mark Twain’s beloved characters Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn reside in which US state?

Missouri

Alabama

Mississippi

Tennessee

Hard  20% got this right

Mark Twain's family had 19 cats at one stage during his childhood.
6

In Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist, what food does Oliver "pleasingly" ask for more of?

Gruel

Bread

Burritos

Cheese

Hard  30% got this right

Simon once starred in Disney's Oliver Twist, alongside Elijah "bellend" Wood and Richard Dreyfuss!
7

Which Emily Brontë book was the inspiration for a Kate Bush song?

Wuthering Height

Wuthering Heights

48% got this right

Emily wrote the book when she was 27 years of age. She would die 3 years later of Tuberculosis.
8

In James Joyce's 'Ulysses' the action takes place in and immediately around which city?

Hard  18% got this right

Its a really long book and i'll never finish it.
9

The Girl with the Dragoon Tattoo was originally published in which language?

Swedish

Danish

English

Finnish

35% got this right

In Sweden you'll find the highest number of McDonald's restaurants per capita in all of Europe.
10

Who is the youngest daughter of King Lear?

Cordelia

Goneril

Ophelia

Regan

Hard  31% got this right

"Shakespeare" originally wrote it with a happy ending, but then changed it, cos he's a bit of a prick!