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A General Fiction Quiz

Test you general fiction knowledge! 30 Questions.

 
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1

Who was the author of the book about a pig, 'Babe'?

  • Roald Dahl
  • Dick King-Smith
  • Rudyard Kipling

2

Who created the character John Rebus?

  • Ian Banks
  • P.D. James
  • Ian Rankin

3

Which of these did Stan Lee not create?

  • Hulk
  • Daredevil
  • Captain America

4

Who wrote Waverley?

  • Robert Burns
  • Sir Walter Scott
  • Jane Austen

5

In Inferno, who is Dante's guide through the levels of Hell?

  • Homer
  • Ovid
  • Virgil

6

In Neil Gaiman's Sandman series, what are Death, Dream, Despair, Desire, Destiny, Delirium and Destruction collectively known as?

  • The Endless
  • The Seven Deadly Senses
  • The Seven Divine Senses

7

Which was Hunter S. Thompson's first big hit novel?

  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Hell's Angels
  • The Rum Diary

8

Who wrote Marabou Stork Nightmares?

  • William S. Burroughs
  • Patrick Suskind
  • Irvine Welsh

9

Put these films of Alan Moore's comics in order of release in cinemas?

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  • Watchmen
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
  • V for Vendetta
  • From Hell

10

In Lord of the Rings, what is Gollum's original name?

  • Taters
  • Smeagol
  • Arwen

11

In the Harry Potter books, what is Dumbledore's first name?

  • Olbus
  • Ulbus
  • Albus

12

Who created the Batman?

  • Stan Lee
  • Jerry Siegel
  • Bob Kane

13

Who created Superman?

  • Stan Lee
  • Jerry Siegel
  • Bob Kane

14

What is the name of Craig Thompson's girlfriend in his critically acclaimed 'Blankets'?

  • Saffron
  • Raina
  • Laura

15

What is the name of the dog in the Famous Five?

  • Misty
  • Timmy
  • Cookie

16

Which was a pig in Animal Farm?

  • Boxer
  • Moses
  • Snowball

17

Who wrote the poem 'The Lady of Shalott'?

  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • John Keats
  • John Donne

18

The Owsla were featured in which book?

  • Animals of Farthing Wood
  • Animal Farm
  • Watership Down

19

''These violent delights have violent ends...'' Is a quote from which Shakespeare play?

  • Henry V
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Macbeth

20

Who wrote the Iliad?

  • Homer
  • Aristotle
  • Socrates

21

What is the name of Robert Neville's female companion in Richard Matheson's novel I Am Legend?

  • Mary
  • Ruth
  • Carrie

22

What is the name of the person on trial in To Kill a Mocking Bird?

  • Boo Radley
  • Atticus Finch
  • Tom Robinson

23

Put these chapters from the book New Moon by Stephanie Meyer in the correct order.

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  • Cheater
  • The Truth
  • Pressure
  • Third Wheel

24

Mary Shelley had the idea for Frankenstein while staying with which writer?

  • Sir Walter Scott
  • Lord Byron
  • Thomas Hardy

25

"In a distant and second-hand set of dimensions... See... Great A'Tuin the turtle comes..." is the opening of which book?

  • The Colour of Magic
  • Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • War of the Worlds

26

What is Carrie White's gift?

  • Flight
  • Telepathy
  • Telekinesis

27

One of Sylvia Plath's final poems was entitled Sheep in... ?

  • Fog
  • Rain
  • Snow

28

"Criminals are a superstitious cowardly lot. So my disguise must be able to strike terror into their hearts" said ...

  • Norman Osbourne
  • Peter Parker
  • Bruce Wayne

29

Which of these is not written by C.S Lewis?

  • The Screwtape Letters
  • The Last Battle
  • Roverandom

30

Which comic book character has Ian Rankin written a graphic novel based around?

  • John Constantine (aka Hellblazer)
  • Batman (aka The World's Greatest Detective)
  • Matt Murdock (aka Daredevil)

 

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