Literary Classics Quiz

Staying with our Literary theme, our quiz this week takes us on a tour of some of the world’s classic works of literature and the authors behind them – from the Brontes to Jules Verne to George Elliott to Philip Pullman…  

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    1. According to Jules Verne, how many days did Phileas Fogg want to travel around the world in?

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    2. For which novel did Elizabeth Strout win a Pulitzer Prize?

    3. Where was Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights set?

    4. What was Charles Dickens’s last novel?

    5. Which of these novels was not written in the 19th century?

    6. What is the name of Sherlock Holmes’ famous sidekick?

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    7. Which insect was so ‘Very Hungry’ it ate through the pages of Eric Carle’s book?

    8. What was the first ever science-fiction novel?

    9. Before he decided on a peach, what was the first fruit that Roald Dahl considered for his story James and the Giant Peach?

    10. Where does Philip Pullman’s character Lyra grow up?

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    11. Which of the following is NOT the name of one of the Pevensie children from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe?

    12. Who famously wrote, “Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.”?

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    13. In which decade is The Great Gatsby set?

    14. Which of Victor Hugo’s novels was adapted into a Disney animation in 1996?

    15. What is George Eliot’s real name?

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    1. The best way to enhance my knowledge .
      Very interesting series of quiz for senior citizens like me.
      Truely ‘Value for money ‘

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