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Fun Book Quiz

Fact and Fiction and all things books 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which fictional character apparently plunged to his death at the Reichenbach Falls?

  • Moriarty
  • Van Helsing
  • Sherlock Holmes

2

Which children's author was a lecturer in mathematics at Oxford University?

  • Lewis Carroll
  • Meg Harper
  • A. A. Milne

3

Who wrote the poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade"?

  • Tennyson
  • Shelley
  • Wordsworth

4

In the novel by E. M. Forster, in which city was the Room with a View?

  • Rome
  • Naples
  • Florence

5

Which German novelist wrote Death in Venice?

  • Cora Stephan
  • Thomas Mann
  • Julius Bucher

6

In a play by Arthur Miller, what was the profession of the central character Willy Loman who kills himself?

  • Accountant
  • Mechanic
  • Car Salesman

7

Which detective first appeared in the 1930 novel Murder at the Vicarage?

  • Miss Marple
  • Hercule Poirot
  • Lord Peter Wimsey

8

Which poet drowned in 1822 six years after his wife drowned herself in the Serpentine?

  • Tennyson
  • Shelley
  • Browning

9

Which writer wrote a book about bullfighting entitled Death in the Afternoon?

  • Agatha Christie
  • James Baldwin
  • Ernest Hemingway

10

Holden Caulfield is the central character of which novel?

  • The Thin Man
  • The Time Machine
  • Catcher in the Rye

 

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