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John Irving Novels Quiz

10 questions about the works of John Irving 10 Questions.

 
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1

In which novel does a boy kill his best friend's mother with a baseball?

  • The Water Method Man
  • The World According To Garp
  • A Prayer For Owen Meany
  • Last Night In Twisted River

2

"Setting Free The Bears" concerns a plot to release the animals from which city zoo?

  • Toronto
  • Vienna
  • Berlin
  • New York

3

What is the name of the doctor who presides over the orphange in "The Cider House Rules"?

  • Dr Larch
  • Dr Ash
  • Dr Rowan
  • Dr Birch

4

Which novel focuses on a doctor who also writes a series of private detective stories?

  • The Fourth Hand
  • A Son Of The Circus
  • Until I Find You
  • The Imaginary Girlfriend

5

Which novel features a former NFL player who undergoes gender realignment surgery?

  • The 158 Pound Marriage
  • A Widow For One Year
  • The Hotel New Hampshire
  • The World According To Garp

6

"My Movie Business" is a memoir based around the turning of which novel into a film?

  • A Prayer For Owen Meany
  • A Widow For One Year
  • The Hotel New Hampshire
  • The Cider House Rules

7

Which novel begins with a man being attacked by a lion?

  • The Fourth Hand
  • In One Person
  • Until I Find You
  • A Son Of The Circus

8

What was John Irving's first published collection of short stories called?

  • Trying To Save Milky White
  • Trying To Save Fuzzy Stone
  • Trying To Save Piggy Sneed
  • Trying To Save Steamy Johnson

9

Which sport, in which John Irving is a qualified professional referee, features in many of his books?

  • Hockey
  • Wrestling
  • Boxing
  • Polo

10

In which novel does a bear called State O'Maine appear?

  • A Son Of The Circus
  • The World According To Garp
  • Last Night In Twisted River
  • The Hotel New Hampshire

 

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