Literature Quiz 22


Literature Quiz 22

1. “For Whom the Bell Tolls” is set in the backdrop of which one of the following?

Amercian Civil War
Spanish Civil War
French Revolution
Russian Revolution

2. For which one of the following books did Toni Morrison win the Pulitzer Prize in 1987?

The Bluest Eye
Song of Solomon
Tar Baby

3. This Nobel Prize winning poet is often considered as the national poet of Chile

Nicanor Parra
Gabriela Mistral
Pablo Neruda
Pablo de Rokha

4. Which Nobel Laureate’s debute novel is “The Tin Drum”?

Paul von Heyse
Romain Rolland
Hermann Hesse
Gunter Grass

5. Who is considered to be the founder of modern Russian Literature?

Leo Tolstoy
Alexander Pushkin
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Vladimir Nabokov

6. A dog named Buck is the central character of this novel which is set inYukon, Canada during the 1890’s Klodike Gold Rush.

The Art of Racing in the Rain
The Call of the Wild
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Stray Hearts

7. “Jabberwocky” is a nonsense poem written by a famous writer of children’s fiction. Who is he?

Roald Dahl
Lewis Carrol
Mark Twain
Charles Dickens

8. Who wrote “Marriage and Morals”?

George Bernard Shaw
Friedrich Nietzsche
Karl Marx
Bertrand Russell

9. Which one of the following writers is known for his/her works exploring Indian-immigrant experience in America?

Jhumpa Lahiri
Salman Rushdie
Vikram Seth
Arundhati Roy

10. Jarndyce and Jarndyce is an interminable law case in which one of the following Dickens’ novels?

The Battle of Life
Dombey and Son
Bleak House
Hard Times

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