Online Literature Quiz Questions Answers – Learn More about Literature

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Online Literature Answers – Learn More about Literature

 

Online Literature Quiz Questions Answers - Learn More about Literature

 

Literature Quiz with Answers

 

1. Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello and what other Shakespeare tragedy is missing?
King Lear

 

2. What name is given to a person authorized to vote on behalf of someone else?
Proxy

 

3. Which cricket club, established in 1787, eventually became the game’s ruling authority?
Marylebone Cricket Club

 

4. Winston Groom Wrote The Book And Tom Hanks Starred In The Film That Came From The Book What Was It’s Title?
Forrest Gump

 

5. Which British writer, noted for a series of novels dealing with black magic and occultism, also wrote Murder off Miami?
Dennis Wheatley

 

6. In Shakespeare’s Hamlet What Herb Is Said To Be For Remembrance?
Rosemary

 

7. Which Shakespeare Character Says ‘Blow Winds And Crack Your Cheeks’?
King Lear

 

8. Franz Kafka Wrote In German, What Nationality Was He?
Czeck

 

9. Who Wrote About Noddy And Big Ears?
Enid Blyton

 

10. Name the fifth book in the Old Testament.
Deuteronomy

 

11. Who wrote “The Four Quartets”?
T S Eliot

 

12. Which classic 1961 sci-fi novel that deals with the limitation of communication was the subject of a 1972 film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky as well as a 2002 remake featuring George Clooney?
Solaris

 

13. Who Wrote The Collection Of Short Stories On Which Fiddler On The Roof Was Based?
Sholom Aleichem

 

14. What ‘WG’ Wrote Lord Of The Flies?
William Golding

 

15. What ‘K’ Wrote Metamorphosis?
Kafka

 

16. In Television Which Playwright Wrote The Drama Boys From The Blackstuff?
Alan Bleasdale

 

17. What is the real name of the author Nigel West?
Rupert Allason

 

18. Which author was knighted in June 2007, angering the Muslim population?
Salman Rushdie

 

19. Which star of The Krays wrote a prose and poetry book called America?
Steven Berkoff

 

20. Who wrote “The Pit and the Pendulum”?
Edgar Allan Poe

 

21. Which William wrote the novel Lord of the Flies?
Golding

 

22. In Which Novel Was It The Job Of The (Fireman) To Burn Books?
Fahrenheit 451

 

23. Alfred Wainwright wrote books on which leisure activity?
Fell walking

 

24. Which Author Had The Real Name Charles Dodgson?
Lewis Carroll

 

25. Which dramatist and short story writer wrote The Cherry Orchard and The Three Sisters?
Anton Chekhov

 

Learn English Literature Quiz Questions and Answers

 

26. What famous novel is set in Thornfield Hall?
Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre

 

27. What war was the first to have authorized film coverage?
The Boer War (1899-1902)

 

28. Which book of the Bible tells us about the creation of the world?
Genesis

 

29. Which ‘RB’ Wrote When The Wind Blows?
Raymond Briggs

 

30. Which author said, “An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he becomes in her”?
Agatha Christie

 

31. ‘Ring Of Bright Water’ Is A Book About Which Creatures?
Otters

 

32. What famous author wrote the short story Dry September in 1931 and the novel Light in August in 1932?
William Faulkner

 

33. The Opening Lines Of Which Classic Russian Novel Are In French?
War and Peace Eh Bien Mon Prince

 

34. Who Wrote Great Expectations?
Charles Dickens

 

35. What ‘Pl’ Was The Author Of The Whitsun Weddings?
Philip Larkin

 

36. In which book come the words ‘It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ev’er done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known’?
A Tale of Two Cities

 

37. Emerson Lake And Palmer Had A No.2 Hit With ‘Fanfare For The Common Man ‘ Who Wrote It?
Aaron Copland

 

38. Who wrote the novel ‘Sense and Sensibility’?
Jane Austen

 

39. Apart from writing Tom Jones, the English author Henry Fielding also founded which organization often called London’s first police force?
The Bow Street Runners They were founded in 1749 and originally numbered just eight.

 

40. What ‘EMF’ Wrote A Novel About The Raj, Recently An Award-Winning Film?
E.M Forster

 

41. Who wrote the Bolero Torvill and Dean danced to?
Ravel

 

42. Who Founded The London Library?
Thomas Carlyle (Waited 2 Hours Book)

 

43. What ‘G’ Was The Author Of The Forsythe Saga?
Galsworthy

 

44. Which Famous Novel Opens In The Fictional Town Of Mudfog?
Oliver Twist

 

45. Which American novelist, who was born in 1789 and died in 1851, wrote the series of historical novels known as the ‘Leather stocking Tales’?
James Fenimore Cooper

 

46. What is the final book of the New Testament called?
The Book of Revelation (or Revelation or the Apocalypse)

 

47. Which Arthur wrote “Death of a Salesman”, a play revived in the West End in 2005?
Miller

 

48. What ‘G’ Is the First Book In The Bible’?
Genesis

 

49. In the Bible, in the book of Genesis what did God create on the fifth day?
Animal life in the sea and air

 

50. Who wrote the song Mad Dogs and Englishmen?
Noel Coward

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