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Literature & Philosophy

3.0
(110 votes)
12 questions
English
1
Iris reveal

Which playwright is it?

Molière

Anton Chekhov

Oscar Wilde

William Shakespeare

Hard  20% got this right

Moliére was a playwright, actor, and poet who lived in the 17th century.
2
48 random squares

Which famous Scott is depicted here?

Walter Scott

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Gerald F. Scott

Scott F. Walter

Hard  20% got this right

Walter Scott's most famous work is "Ivanhoe."
3
Blur reveal

Which literary mustache is this?

Gustave Flaubert

Arthur Conan Doyle

Edgar Allen Poe

Gerorge Orwell

Hard  18% got this right

Gustave Flaubert's most popular work is "Madame Bovary."
4
Zoom reveal

Which ancient Greek personality is this?

Homer

Achilles

Hector

Odysseus

Hard  27% got this right

Homer is considered the author of the epic poems "Ilias" and "Odyssey."
5
48 random squares

Which beardy intellectual is this?

Plato

Karl Marx

Leo Tolstoy

Walt Whitman

69% got this right

Plato was a philosopher from Athens in ancient Greece.
6
Iris reveal

Which philosopher is it?

Socrates

Immanuel Kant

Jean-Jaques Rousseau

Voltaire

67% got this right

Socrates was a philosopher from Athens in ancient Greece.
7
48 random squares

Which famous Italian is depicted here?

Dante Alighieri

Leonardo da Vinci

Niccolò Machiavelli

Thomas Aquinas

Hard  19% got this right

Dante Alighieri's "Divine Comedy" is the most famous work of the Middle Ages.
8
Blur reveal

Which famous playwright is depicted here?

William Shakespeare

Friedrich Schiller

Henrik Ibsen

Oscar Wilde

65% got this right

William Shakespeare's works include "Romeo and Juliet," "Hamlet," "Othello," and more.
9
48 random squares

Can you identify the titular character of Goethe's play?

Faust

Hamlet

King Lear

Othello

Hard  33% got this right

Othello, King Lear, and Hamlet are the titular characters of Shakespeare's plays.
10
Zoom reveal

Which "odd couple" is depicted here?

Don Quixote and Sancho Pansa

Cain and Abel

Robinson Crusoe and Friday

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

37% got this right

"Don Quixote" is a Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes.
11
Iris reveal

Who is depicted here, solving the riddle of the Sphinx?

Oedipus

Achilles

Hamlet

Odysseus

Hard  27% got this right

Oedipus was a king in ancient Greek mythology.
12
Blur reveal

Whose silhouette is this?

Sherlock Holmes

Karl Marx

Robin Hood

Robinson Crusoe

46% got this right

Sherlock Holmes's deerstalker cap and pipe are clearly recognizable in this image.