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Literature and Literary Trivia Questions and Answers

Free literature and literary trivia quiz questions with answers.


Literature and Literary Trivia Questions and Answers

Who wrote Breakfast At Tiffany's?
A: Truman Capote.

What was the 1951 autobiography by Lionel Barrymore?
A: We Barrymores.

What was the particular link between Jean Plaidy, Phillipa Carr and Victoria Holt?
A: They are the same person.

Which fictional detective refers to using the little gray cells?
A: Hercule Poirot.

What is the real name of the author of Miss Manners Guide For the Turn of the Millennium?
A: Judith Martin.

Under which name did American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens write?
A: Mark Twain.

Whose novel, published at the very end of the 19th century, produced the most-filmed horror character of the 20th century?
A: Bram Stoker (Dracula).


Whose novels include Go Tell It On The Mountain?
A: James Baldwin.

What was the first name of New Zealand novelist Ms Marsh?
A: Ngaio.

Who wrote Winesburg, Ohio?
A: Sherwood Anderson.

Who won a Booker Prize for Midnight's Children?
A: Salmam Rushdie.

In which decade of the century did HG Wells die?
A: 1940s

Whose sports-based novels of the 90s include Comeback and To the Hilt?
A: Dick Francis.

Aunt Agatha and Bingo Little feature in the escapades of which man about town?
A: Bertie Wooster.


Which writer of horrific happenings was himself involved in a road accident while out walking in 1999?
A: Stephen King.

In which decade was The Lord Of The Rings first published?
A: 50s.

Whose best-selling books include When You Look Like Your Passport Photo It's Time To Go Home?
A: Erma Bombeck.

Who penned the airport lounge best seller titled Airport?
A: Arthur Hailey.

Which novelist with an English place last name wrote White Fang?
A: Jack London.

Who wrote I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings?
A: Maya Angelou.


Georges Simenon created which character known by one name?
A: Maigret.

What type of Jungle animal was Shere Khan?
A: Tiger.

David John Cornell wrote spy stories under which name?
A: John Le Carre.

In 1917, which Joseph endowed an annual literary prize.
A: Pulitzer.

Who wrote Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
A: Edward Albee.

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