Literary Legends: A 20-Question Quiz on Classic Literature


Literary Legends: A 20-Question Quiz on Classic Literature

Question 1

Who wrote the epic poem “The Odyssey”?

  • A) Homer
  • B) Virgil
  • C) Ovid

A) Homer

Question 2

What is the name of the protagonist in “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee?

  • A) Scout Finch
  • B) Atticus Finch
  • C) Tom Robinson

A) Scout Finch

Question 3

In which novel does the character Elizabeth Bennet appear?

  • A) Wuthering Heights
  • B) Pride and Prejudice
  • C) Jane Eyre

B) Pride and Prejudice

Question 4

Which author wrote “Great Expectations”?

  • A) Charles Dickens
  • B) Thomas Hardy
  • C) Mark Twain

A) Charles Dickens

Question 5

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others” is a line from which book?

  • A) The Call of the Wild
  • B) Animal Farm
  • C) Watership Down

B) Animal Farm

Question 6

Who is the author of “Crime and Punishment”?

  • A) Leo Tolstoy
  • B) Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • C) Anton Chekhov

B) Fyodor Dostoevsky

Question 7

Which Shakespeare play features the characters Oberon and Titania?

  • A) Romeo and Juliet
  • B) A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • C) The Tempest

B) A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Question 8

What is the title of the sequel to “Gone with the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell?

  • A) Scarlett
  • B) Rhett
  • C) Tara Revisited

A) Scarlett

Question 9

Which novel begins with the line “Call me Ishmael”?

  • A) The Old Man and the Sea
  • B) Moby-Dick
  • C) Treasure Island

B) Moby-Dick

Question 10

Who wrote the play “The Importance of Being Earnest”?

  • A) George Bernard Shaw
  • B) Oscar Wilde
  • C) Samuel Beckett

B) Oscar Wilde

Question 11

Which Brontë sister wrote “Wuthering Heights”?

  • A) Charlotte Brontë
  • B) Emily Brontë
  • C) Anne Brontë

B) Emily Brontë

Question 12

“The Count of Monte Cristo” is a novel by which author?

  • A) Victor Hugo
  • B) Alexandre Dumas
  • C) Gustave Flaubert

B) Alexandre Dumas

Question 13

What is the name of the windmill in George Orwell’s “Animal Farm”?

  • A) Windmill of Hope
  • B) Napoleon’s Folly
  • C) Animal Farm Windmill

C) Animal Farm Windmill

Question 14

Who is the author of “The Picture of Dorian Gray”?

  • A) Bram Stoker
  • B) Oscar Wilde
  • C) Robert Louis Stevenson

B) Oscar Wilde

Question 15

Which novel is set on the fictional island of Pianosa during World War II?

  • A) Catch-22
  • B) Slaughterhouse-Five
  • C) The Naked and the Dead

A) Catch-22

Question 16

In which Charles Dickens novel is the character Ebenezer Scrooge the main character?

  • A) David Copperfield
  • B) A Tale of Two Cities
  • C) A Christmas Carol

C) A Christmas Carol

Question 17

What is the name of the fictional town where Stephen King sets many of his novels?

  • A) Castle Rock
  • B) Derry
  • C) Arkham

A) Castle Rock

Question 18

Which novel by Jane Austen features the character Mr. Knightley?

  • A) Sense and Sensibility
  • B) Persuasion
  • C) Emma

C) Emma

Question 19

Who wrote “The Sun Also Rises”?

  • A) F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • B) Ernest Hemingway
  • C) John Steinbeck

B) Ernest Hemingway

Question 20

Which of the following novels is NOT written by Mark Twain?

  • A) The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • B) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • C) The Red Badge of Courage

C) The Red Badge of Courage

Funny Joke: George was twenty years old and still living on a farm with his dad.

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