Intermediate Literature Quiz 2 (20 Questions)

1.) What Shakespearean character provided the quote “out, damn spot! Out I say!”?

2.) Who wrote Great Expectations?

3.) Mowgli combats Shere Khan – a creature of what species – in The Jungle Book?

4.) Who wrote The Jungle?

5.) Most people refer to the character Alonso Quijano by what name?

6.) Who wrote “The Princess and the Pea” in 1835?

7.) Dr. Frankenstein went by what first name?

8.) Casey struck out with how many men on base in the famous baseball poem “Casey at the Bat”?

9.) Meg and Charles Wallace Murry travel through time to rescue their scientist father in what 1963 Madeleine L’Engle science fiction novel?

10.) What literary classic originally went by the name Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts?

11.) Who wrote the short story “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”?

12.) Who contributed to the development of underwater photography with his 1953 book The Silent World written with Frederic Dumas?

13.) What famous American author wrote a fictional biography of Joan of Arc in 1895?

14.) What Shakespearean play includes a character named Puck?

15.) Who wrote both the Iliad and the Odyssey?

16.) Geppetto from Pinocchio owned a pet cat with what name?

17.) Richard Adams’ Watership Down involves what variety of animals?

18.) Who wrote the fairy tale “Hansel and Gretel”?

19.) Who wrote War and Peace?

20.) Who wrote Sense and Sensibility?

Answers
1.) Lady Macbeth
2.) Charles Dickens
3.) tiger
4.) Upton Sinclair
5.) Don Quixote
6.) Hans Christian Andersen
7.) Victor
8.) two men on base
9.) A Wrinkle in Time
10.) Gulliver’s Travels
11.) Edgar Allan Poe
12.) Jacques Cousteau
13.) Mark Twain
14.) A Midsummer Night’s Dream
15.) Homer
16.) Figaro
17.) rabbits
18.) the brothers Grimm
19.) Leo Tolstoy
20.) Jane Austen

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