Literature Quiz 11

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1. What was Jeffrey Archer's first published novel?

2. Who wrote the play "The Importance of Being Earnest" in 1895?

3. Who wrote the books "Tara Road" "The Lilac Bus" and "Light A Penny Candle?"

4. Which Roald Dahl novel told the story of a boy and his pheasant-poaching father?

5. Which Irish writer won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995?

6. In which English county were the Bronte sisters born?

7. Which author wrote the Philip Marlowe novels, including "The Big Sleep"?

8. Which novellist wrote "Metroland" "Staring At The Sun" and "A History Of The World In 10? chapters?"

9. Which Bombay-born novellist and poet wrote "Barrack-Room Ballads" in 1892?

10. Which of Jane Austen's six novels did she write first?

11. Arthur Ransome wrote a book about some children and their boating exploits ? what was it called?

12. What educator's 1901 autobiography was titled "Up From Slavery"?

13. What was the occupation of Mr. Chips in the novella by James Hilton?

14. Which D.H.Lawrence book was the subject of an obscenity trial?

15. Which good-natured braggart appears in Shakespeare?s Henry IV and The Merry Wives of Windsor?

16. Who wrote The Shining and Misery?

17. Which book did the Vatican condemn as blasphemous in March 1989?

18. Which bookseller died in June 1999 at the age of 88?

19. Which best selling sci fi author was born in Petrovichi, USSR in 1922?

20. In the bible, who brought the walls of Jericho down with the sound of trumpets?

ANSWERS  

1. "Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less"

2. Oscar Wilde

3. Maeve Binchy

4. "Danny, the Champion of the World"

5. Seamus Heaney

6. Yorkshire

7. Raymond Chandler

8. Julian Barnes

9. Rudyard Kipling

10. "Sense and Sensibility"

11. Swallows And Amazons

12. Booker T. Washington

13. Schoolmaster

14. Lady Chatterley's Lover

15. Falstaff

16. Stephen King

17. Satanic Verses

18. Christina Foyle

19. Isaac Asimov

20. Joshua.

   

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