Literature 2 - Answers

Published: Sunday 9th January 2011
  1. Which Victorian author was responsible for the "Barsetshire Chronicles"? Anthony Trollope.
  2. Who is the principal character in Jane Austen's "Mansfield Park"? Fanny Price.
  3. Who had a companion named Sancho Panza? Don Quixote.
  4. Who wrote the Sci-Fi classic "2001: A Space Odyssey"? Arthur C Clarke.
  5. In which Tibetan retreat was James Hilton's "The Lost Horizon"? Shangri-La.
  6. What served as croquet balls in "Alice In Wonderland"? Hedgehogs.
  7. Who wrote "Tristram Shandy"? Laurence Sterne.
  8. Who was the author of "The Great Gatsby"? F Scott Fitzgerald.
  9. What was George & Weedon Grossmith's only major work? Diary of a Nobody.
  10. Who was Prospero's spirit-helper in Shakespeare's "The Tempest"? Ariel.
  11. Who were Meg, Jo, Beth & Amy? "Little Women".
  12. Who wrote the Christmas classic "The Snowman"? Raymond Briggs.
  13. What is the name of Hook's ship in "Peter Pan"? The Jolly Roger.
  14. Which city is the main location for Ian Rankin's crime novels? Edinburgh.
  15. Who wrote "The 39 Steps"? John Buchan.
  16. Who was the arch-enemy of Sherlock Holmes? Professor Moriarty.
  17. In the Harry Potter books, who was born as Tom Riddle? Voldemort.
  18. With which novel did Peter Carey win his second Booker prize in 2001? "The True History of the Kelly Gang".
  19. "The Modern Prometheus" is an alternative title for which classic novel? Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein".
  20. Who was the principle female character in Thackerey's "Vanity Fair"? Becky Sharpe.

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