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Who Wrote What?

A quiz on authors and their work over the years. 15 Questions.

 
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1

Who wrote the novel "The Woman in White"?

  • Wilkie Collins
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Elizabeth Gaskell
  • W.H. Auden

2

Who wrote "The Idylls of the King"?

  • Robert Browning
  • Lewis Carroll
  • Sir Thomas Wyatt
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson

3

"Porphyria's Lover" is a poem which famous Victorian author?

  • Oscar Wilde
  • Robert Browning
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Jules Verne

4

"In Mourning Wise Since Daily I Increase" was written by which sixteenth century poet?

  • John Skelton
  • Sir Thomas Wyatt
  • Edward Spenser
  • Mark Smeaton

5

In what year was Charlotte Bronte's novel "Jane Eyre" published?

  • 1888
  • 1854
  • 1835
  • 1847

6

What was the last play Shakespeare ever wrote?

  • Love's Labours Lost
  • The Tempest
  • King Lear
  • As You Like It

7

"Not in lone splendour hung aloft in the night and, watching, with eternal lids apart, like nature's sleepless eremite..." is a line from what poem?

  • Sonnet by Christina Rossetti
  • My Lute Awake by Sir Thomas Wyatt
  • The Divine Image by William Blake
  • Bright Star by John Keats

8

Who wrote "The Hunchback of Notre Dame?"

  • Jonathan Swift
  • Victor Hugo
  • Elizabeth Barret-Browning
  • William Butler Yeats

9

Who wrote a poem about the famous "Don Juan"?

  • William Wordsworth
  • William Blake
  • Samuel Coleridge
  • Lord Byron

10

Who wrote "Tess of the D'Urbervilles"?

  • Thomas Hardy
  • Wilkie Collins
  • Emily Bronte
  • Jane Austen

11

Who wrote "The Tragedy of Doctor Faustus"?

  • William Shakespeare
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • Edmund Spenser
  • Michael Drayton

12

Who wrote the sixteenth century collection of poems "An Idea in Sixtie Three Sonnets"?

  • Edmund Spenser
  • Michael Drayton
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • William Shakespeare

13

Who wrote "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning"?

  • Bishop Henry King
  • Robert Southwell
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
  • John Donne

14

Who wrote "To His Coy Mistress"? This author is considered to be one of the metaphysical poets.

  • William Shakespeare
  • Christina Rossetti
  • Andrew Marvell
  • W.H. Auden

15

Who wrote "The Exequy"?

  • Bishop Henry King
  • Robert Southwell
  • William Wordsworth
  • Samuel Richardson

 

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