Best Questions: Literature
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1
Which Greek Philosopher first argued for a spherical Earth using lunar eclipses and other observations?
Zeno
Socrates
Aristotle
Aristophanes
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2
Complete the quote from "Uncle Tom's Cabin": Witness, eternal God! Oh, witness that, from this hour, I will do what one man can to drive out this curse of ... from my land!”
slave traders
poverty
murder
slavery
3
Who said the line "The wand chooses the wizard, that much has always been clear to those of us who have studied wandlore." in the novel "Harry Potter and the Deatly Hallows"?
Albus Dumbledore
Luna Lovegood
Mr. Ollivander
Voldemort
4
In Slaughterhouse-Five, what can Billy Pilgrim do?
Travel through time
Levitate
Help people recover
Become invisible
5
What does Grinch think about Christmas in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"?
He loves it
He hates it
He ignores it
He forgets about it
6
A Roman philosopher and the name of an eastern North American Indian tribe. One word.
Hopi
Seneca
Navajo
Mohican
7
What grows on Pinocchio when he lies?
Nose
Hair
Hump
Tongue
8
In "Catch-22," who refuses to fly other missions?
Colonel Cathcart
Yossarian
Colonel Korn
Nately
9
What author writes horror fiction?
Dan Brown
Stephen King
Kurt Vonnegut
Samuel Beckett
10
In How the Grinch Stole Christmas, what does the Grinch actually hear on the top of Mount Crumpit?
Whos screaming
A Christmas song
Wolves howling
Birds singing
11
What animals does Robinson Crusoe raise on his island?
Goats
Cows
Horses
Rabbits
12
Mark Twain wrote a memoir called "Life on the ..."
Salt River
Napa River
Harbor River
Mississippi
13
Complete the quote from "The Polar Express": This bell is a wonderful symbol of the spirit of . . . as am I.
Christmas
New Year
Thanksgiving
Easter
14
In which state does the action of "Gone with the Wind" take place?
Maryland
South Carolina
Georgia
Mississippi
15
Complete the quote from "The Grapes of Wrath": Wherever they’s a fight so hungry people can eat, I’ll ... Wherever they’s a cop beatin’ up a guy, I’ll ...
never remain uninvolved.
do my best.
help.
be there.
16
Complete the quote from "Catch-22 ": There was only one . . . and that was Catch-22.
problem
trouble
catch
way out
17
What Stephen King's book is about a vintage automobile?
The Dark Tower
Christine
The Running Man
Carrie
18
In "The Grapes of Wrath", what are the migrants from Oklahoma called by the locals of California?
Okies
Texans
Arkies
Hoosiers
19
A Roman philosopher and the name of an eastern North American Indian tribe. One word.
Hopi
Seneca
Navajo
Mohican
20
What is Stephen King's first hardback bestseller?
The Shining
Misery
Insomnia
Different Seasons
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