Difficult Questions: Literature
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1
Who is the main character of Philip Pullman’s series “His Dark Materials”?
Hermione Granger
Lyra Belacqua
Dana Scully
Eleanor Bishop
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2
What potion did Harry use to retrieve one of Horatio Slughorn's memories about Tom Riddle?
Felix Felicis
Amortentia
Veritaserum
Polyjuice
3
Complete the quote from "The Grapes of Wrath": I got thinkin’ how we was ... when we was one thing, an’ mankin’ was ... when it was one thing.
happy.
holy.
blessed.
healthy.
4
Complete the quote from "To Kill a Mockingbird:" . . . always filled me with vague apprehension and a firm desire to be elsewhere.
Schools
Colored people
Courtrooms
Ladies in bunches
5
Which literary genre does "Gone with the Wind" belong to?
Eucatastrophe
Bildungsroman
Historical whodunnit
Novel of ideas
6
In "Uncle Tom's Cabin", who tries to capture George and Eliza up North?
Harry Harris
Simon Legree
Topsy
Loker
7
What character of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" said the line "If everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does."?
The Cheshire Cat
the Mad Hatter
The Duchess
The White Rabbit
8
In "On the Road," who is Lee Ann?
Remi Boncoeur's girlfriend
Ed Dunkel's wife
Dean's wife
Bull Lee's girlfriend
9
In "To Kill a Mockingbird," who is Scott Reynolds?
doctor
lawyer
judge
sheriff
10
Complete the line from a poem by Emily Dickinson: "Hope is the thing with . . . "
wings
money
feathers
wisdom
11
What does the name Rumpelstiltskin mean in German?
old stumpy goat
grumpy ugly goblin
noisy rusty spindle
little rattle stilt
12
In "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," what fear is Bromden dominated by?
Combine
Bibliophobia
Stasiphobia
Heliophobia
13
Author J.K. Rowling has written under which other first name?
Charles
Charline
Roberta
Robert
14
Complete the quote from "The Great Gatsby": Gatsby believed in the . . . , the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us.
God
stars
green light
space
15
Who was the first to publish the fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood"?
Charles Perrault
the Brothers Grimm
Hans Christian Andersen
Alan Alexander Milne
16
In "The Little Prince," what happens to the Little Prince in the end?
He leaves for his planet
He is bitten by a snake
He stays with the narrator
He leaves for another planet
17
What author do these words belong to: A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you?
Friedrich Nietzsche
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Elbert Hubbard
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
18
How much time does Robinson Crusoe spend on a tropical island?
5 years
10 years
20 years
30 years
19
Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive . . . in an alternate version of a comic book.
sheep
crow
wolf
worm
20
How many cigarettes a day does James Bond smoke?
About 10 cigarettes
About 20 cigarettes
About 40 cigarettes
About 70 cigarettes
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