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War of the Worlds

3.8
(21 votes)
20 questions
English
Test your knowledge of H.G. Wells' classic science fiction novel, "War of the Worlds," with this quiz! Journey through the Martian invasion of Earth and the struggles of humanity as they face an extraterrestrial threat.
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Who wrote "The War of the Worlds"?

H.G. Wells

Arthur Conan Doyle

Jules Verne

Mary Shelley

74% got this right

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Where does the story primarily take place?

England

France

Germany

United States

70% got this right

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In "The War of the Worlds," where do the first Martian cylinders land?

56% got this right

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What kind of creatures invade Earth in the novel?

Martians

Aliens

Martians

Zombies

57% got this right

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What are the Martians' primary weapon in their invasion?

Heat-rays

Machine guns

Nuclear bombs

Poison gas

58% got this right

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How many legs do the Martian tripods have in "The War of the Worlds"?

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3
10

62% got this right

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Arrange the following events in the correct order as they occur in "The War of the Worlds":

1.

The first sighting of Martian cylinders.

2.

The narrator's encounter with the curate.

3.

The destruction of Woking by the Martian Heat-ray.

4.

The narrator's escape from the ruined city.

66% got this right

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Which famous line opens the novel?

"No one would have believed..."

"The world was all before them..."

Call me Ishmael..."

It was a bright cold day in April..."

Hard  16% got this right

"No one would have believed, in the early years of the 21st century, that our world was being watched..."
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How many Martian cylinders are estimated to land on Earth in "The War of the Worlds"?

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6
10

61% got this right

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What is the occupation of the protagonist in the story?

Journalist

Doctor

Musician

Scientist

53% got this right

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How long does the Martian invasion last in "The War of the Worlds"?

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15
20
days

Easy  92% got this right

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Which element contributes to the survival of humanity in the end?

Human diseases

Alien technology

Human ingenuity

Martian mercy

45% got this right

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Arrange the following events in the correct order as they occur in "The War of the Worlds":

1.

The narrator's wife leaves London.

2.

The narrator observes the first Martian cylinder landing.

3.

The narrator witnesses the destruction of the Thunder Child.

4.

The narrator encounters the artilleryman.

Easy  93% got this right

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What is the significance of the red weed?

It's a Martian plant that spreads rapidly

It's a Martian weapon

It's a food source for humans

It's a symbol of alien invasion

35% got this right

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Which narrative style is used in the novel?

First-person

Second-person

Third-person limited

Third-person omniscient

64% got this right

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Which theme is prominent in "The War of the Worlds"?

Survival

Friendship

Love

Technology

Easy  88% got this right

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What historical period does the novel reflect?

Victorian era

Industrial Revolution

Middle Ages

Renaissance

Hard  27% got this right

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Who is the primary antagonist in the story?

The Martians

The humans

The protagonist

The red weed

Easy  81% got this right

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What is the overall mood of the novel?

Suspenseful

Joyful

Peaceful

Romantic

72% got this right

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What is the ultimate fate of the Martian invaders?

They are defeated by human diseases

They conquer Earth

They form an alliance with humans

They return to Mars victorious

44% got this right