Difficult Questions: Literature
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1
Complete the quote from "Atonement": A person is, among all else, a material thing, easily . . . and not easily mended.
broken
killed
torn
wounded
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2
When did Raymond Benson start to work on James Bond books?
In 1984
In 1991
In 1996
In 1993
3
Which novel by Jules Verne was published first?
Journey to the Center of the Earth
From the Earth to the Moon
The Mysterious Island
Five Weeks in a Balloon
4
Shakespeare lived to a ripe old age - for his time. How old was he when he died?
Under 40
In his 60's
In his 40's
In his 50's
5
In A Tale of Two Cities, what is the name of Lucie and Charles's daughter?
Lucie
Anne
Sophia
Matilda
6
What is Margaret Mitchell's middle name?
Munnerlyn
Madeline
Mckenzie
Marybeth
7
What is the slipper made of in the Brothers Grimm version of the Cinderella story?
glass
gold
diamond
silver
8
What was James Potter's Animagus nickname?
Wormtail
Moony
Padfoot
Prongs
9
In "To Kill a Mockingbird," who is Scott Reynolds?
doctor
lawyer
judge
sheriff
10
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
11
Which volcano was created when Paul Bunyan's cousin Big Joe decided to turn a montain into a giant stove?
Mount Hood in Oregon
Mount Lassen in California
Mount Baker in Washington
Mount Massive in Colorado
12
How many lines does a stanza contain?
4
8
9
12
13
Who coined the term "fairy tale" that is now generally used for the genre?
the brothers Grimm
Baroness d'Aulnoy
Giambattista Basile
Charles Perrault
14
Who is not a character in the Harry Potter books?
Antonin Dolohov
Elfias Doge
Natasha Rostova
Amos Diggory
15
Who is the main character of Philip Pullman’s series “His Dark Materials”?
Hermione Granger
Lyra Belacqua
Dana Scully
Eleanor Bishop
16
Who wrote “Doctor Zhivago”?
Anton Chekhov
Boris Pasternak
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Leo Tolstoy
17
What does the name Rumpelstiltskin mean in German?
old stumpy goat
grumpy ugly goblin
noisy rusty spindle
little rattle stilt
18
Who was born in Brazil?
Miguel de Cervantes
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Paulo Coelho
Lope De Vega
19
Where was the very first tale of Cinderella recorded?
Brazil
USA
France
China
20
Which Shakespeare's play provided the lyrics for a song sung by the Hogwarts choir in Harry Potter movies?
Macbeth
Hamlet
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Much Ado About Nothing
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