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World Book Day Quiz

'World Book Day' quiz consisting 8 questions, a simple quiz 8 Questions.

 
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1

Which Booker-winning novelist was criticized by a court for not behaving like "a reasonable man"?

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2

On the occasion of Gao Xingjian's Nobel prize win last year, who said: "He is French and not Chinese. The reason he won it is more political than literary."

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3

Which Australian writer has been named a "living treasure" by the National Trust?

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4

Peter Carey won the Booker prize for the second time in 2001 with "True History of the Kelly Gang". With which novel did he first succeed?

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5

Thomas Keneally: "I read up on the spud". For which book?

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6

Which novel was chosen in 2002 as Africa's book of the century?

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7

Which is the only African country to have won the Cains prize for African writing twice?

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8

Paulo Coelho, author of The Alchemist, has sold upwards of how many copies of his books?

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