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Written Word Quiz 8

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

 
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Which thriller writer was an insurance broker before becoming a successful author?

  • Tom Clancy
  • Len Deighton
  • John Grisham
  • James Patterson

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What are the first words of Winnie the Pooh every morning?

  • "Come on Pooh, get moving"
  • "Hello world"
  • "What's for breakfast"
  • "Where did I put my honey"

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Who wrote the poem 'Sea Fever'?

  • Robert Bridges
  • Walter de la Mare
  • Ted Hughes
  • John Masefield

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"All the News That's Fit to Print" is the motto of which American newspaper?

  • New York Post
  • New York Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Washington Post

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Which famous literary character lived at No 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens in London?

  • James Bond
  • Phileas Fogg
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Scrooge

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Who wrote the plays, 'The Living Room' and 'The Potting Shed'?

  • Alan Ayckbourn
  • Noel Coward
  • Graham Greene
  • Harold Pinter

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Paul French was a pseudonym used by which writer?

  • Isaac Asimov
  • Ray Bradbury
  • William Burroughs
  • Truman Capote

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In 'Hard Times' by Charles Dickens, who is Mr Bounderby's housekeeper?

  • Mrs Gradgrind
  • Mrs Hudson
  • Mrs Malaprop
  • Mrs Sparsit

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"The poem 'Defence of Fort McHenry' is also known as 'The Star Spangled Banner'" is this statement true or false?

  • True
  • ------------
  • False
  • ------------

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What British national daily newspaper once employed Ian Fleming as a Moscow correspondent?

  • The Daily Express
  • The Daily Mail
  • The Telegraph
  • The Times

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What was the Grimm Brothers alternative name for Snow White?

  • Snow Drift
  • Snow Drop
  • Snow Flake
  • Snow Joke

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Which Shakespeare play includes the line, "Knock, knock, who's there"?

  • Hamlet
  • King Lear
  • Macbeth
  • Romeo and Juliet

 

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