Literature Quiz 12

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1. What extraordinary book did Ford Prefect own?

2. Name 3 of the 5 things Old King Cole called for?

3. What did Solomon Grundy do on Saturday? 
    Get Married, Got Divorced, Spent Some Money, Died or went Nightclubbing

4. What do Seven Magpies signify?

5. What was the significance of Fahrenheit 451?

6. What Scottish foodstuff did Robert Burns address as the Great Chieftain o? the puddin? race?

7. How many Bronte Sisters were there?

8. What dramatist claimed that if there were no anti semitism he would not think of himself as Jewish?

9. Who wrote the Godfather?

10. Who is credited with writing The Iliad and The Odyssey?

11. What was put around the neck of the Ancient Mariner?

12. Who wrote the children?s story The Old Man of Lochnagar?

13. What book features Bilbo Baggins as the central character?

14. What novel was based on the experiences of Alexander Selkirk?

15. What novel did Daphne Du Maurier write about Cornish shipwreckers?

16. What British officers autobiography is titled Seven Pillars of Wisdom?

17. Who was Helen of Troys Trojan lover?

18. What Leon Uris novel deals with the Warsaw Ghetto uprising?

19. Who was Tom Thumbs female counterpart?

20. Who created George Smiley?

ANSWERS

1. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

2. His Pipe, Bowl or Fiddlers 3 (any 3)

3. Died

4. A secret never to be told

5. Its the temperature books combust

6. Haggis

7. 3

8. Arthur Miller

9. Mario Puzo

10. Homer

11. The Dead Albatross

12. Prince Charles

13. The Hobbit

14. Robinson Crusoe

15. Jamaica Inn

16. Lawrence of Arabia

17. Paris

18. Mila 18

19. Thumbelina

20. John le Carre

   

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