Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Literary Quiz (Books Quiz) 11
Here are yet another set of questions from English literature. All the books and authors mentioned here are well known writers. So don't forget to read their works.


1. This science fiction fantasy series, written by Eoin Colfer, tells the story of a a twelve-year-old criminal mastermind. Can you name the series?
Mistborn
The Magicians Trilogy
Percy Jackson
Artemis Fowl

2. "The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ" is a novel by the author of the fantasy trilogy "His Dark Materials". Who is he?
Philip Pullman
Scott Lynch
Patrick Rothfuss
J.R.R. Tolkien

3. Vito Andolini Corleone is a fictional character in a world famous crime novel. Name the novel
The Godfather
My Name if Red
True Grit
Get Shorty

4. Nancy Drew is a mystery fiction series and the novels in the series are ghostwritten by a number of authors and published under a collective pseudonym. What is the name chosen for the author?
Franklin W. Dixon
Carolyn Keene
Ellery Queen
Nicolas Bourbaki

5. Child Whispers is the first published work of a renowned children's author. Can you name the author?
Enid Blyton
Ruskin Bond
RL Stine
Roald Dahl

6. In 1907, at the age of 42, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first English-language writer to receive the prize, and its youngest recipient to date. Who are we talking about?
George Bernard Shaw
Rudyard Kipling
John Galsworthy
Romain Rolland

7. The Hardy Boys, Frank and Joe Hardy, are fictional characters who appear in various mystery series for children and teens. Can you name the first Hardy Boys mystery novel?
The House on the Cliff
The Secret of the Old Mill
THe Tower Treasure
The Missing Chums

8. The Cuckoo's Calling is a detective novel written by a best selling author under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Can you name the author?
RL Stine
Enid Blyton
JRR Tolkien
JK Rowling

9. He was an American lawyer and is best known for the Perry Mason series of detective stories. Do you know him?
Erle Stanley Gardner
Arthur Conan Doyle
Edgar Allan Poe
G K Chesterton

10. Best known for her detective novels and short stories, she has also written six romantic stories under the name Mary Westmacott. Who is she?
Dorothy L Sayers
Agatha Christie
Patricia Wentworth
Lisa Gardner

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