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Written Word Quiz 4

General mixed quiz about authors, characters, publications, poets etc 12 Questions.

 
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Which 19th century classic is sub-titled "A Novel Without a Hero"?

  • Barchester Towers
  • Moby Dick
  • Treasure Island
  • Vanity Fair

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What Sunday paper was originally called "The New Observer"?

  • The Sunday Mirror
  • The Sunday Times
  • The Sunday Telegraph
  • The Sunday Post

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What do the initials stand for in E M Forster's name?

  • Edward Mallory
  • Edward Makepeace
  • Edward Malcolm
  • Edward Morgan

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What is the last book of the Old Testament?

  • Haggai
  • Malachi
  • Zechariah
  • Zephaniah

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Which English poet wrote "Goldilocks and the Three Bears"?

  • Matthew Arnold
  • Edward Lear
  • Robert Southey
  • William Allingham

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How many tales are there in Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales'?

  • 8
  • 12
  • 16
  • 20

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Which English novelist's real name is Franklin Birkenshaw?

  • Fay Weldon
  • Jeanette Winterson
  • Mary Stewart
  • Lynne Reid Banks

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Who wrote the play, "Man And Superman"?

  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Sean O'Casey
  • Samuel Beckett

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Which is the only Charles Dickens novel with a female narrator?

  • A Tale Of Two Cities
  • Bleak House
  • Great Expectations
  • Oliver Twist

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What was the title of John le Carre's first published novel?

  • Call For The Dead
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • Smiley's People
  • The Little Drummer Girl

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What publication was founded in 1923 and went on to become Britain's best-selling magazine with peak sales of 9 million?

  • TV Times
  • Melody Maker
  • Radio Times
  • People's Friend

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Who went blind and wrote a poem about it?

  • John Donne
  • John Wilmot - Earl of Rochester
  • John Dryden
  • John Milton

 

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