Quiz: A Perfect Score On This Literary Test Means You're A True Scholar

Are you a literary scholar?

 Sep 18, 2017
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Question: 1/15Pick the correct answer!

Who wrote the famous short novel "Of Mice and Men?"
Ernest Hemingway
Edgar Allen Poe
John Steinback

Question: 2/15Pick the correct answer!

In "Moby Dick", what species of whale is Captain Ahab hunting?
sperm whale
humpback whale
orca (killer whale)

Question: 3/15Pick the correct answer!

Who is the main character in "The Catcher in the Rye?"
Holden Caulfield
Huckleberry Finn
Moby Dick

Question: 4/15Pick the correct answer!

Which famous novel features a fascination with a green light?
Mark Twain
The Great Gatsby
Oliver Twist

Question: 5/15Pick the correct answer!

Which famous book was written by Harper Lee?
To Kill A Mockingbird
The King Has Risen
Moby Dick

Question: 6/15Pick the correct answer!

Which of the following books is nonfiction?
The Diary of Anne Frank
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid
The Great Gatsby

Question: 7/15Pick the correct answer!

What book series is this line from, "We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.
Lord of the Rings
Harry Potter
Lord of the Flies

Question: 8/15Pick the correct answer!

Which of the following is NOT a literary award?
Edgar Award
Pulitzer Prize
Noontime Prize

Question: 9/15Pick the correct answer!

Who wrote this six word short story-- For sale: Baby shoes, never worn.
Emily Dickenson
Shel Silverstein
Ernest Hemingway

Question: 10/15Pick the correct answer!

Homer said, "I look at you and a sense of wonder takes me," in what book?
The Odyssey
The Illiad
The Christening

Question: 11/15Pick the correct answer!

Which book says, "It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.”
To Kill A Mockingbird
Oh, The Places You'll Go!
The Diary of Anne Frank

Question: 12/15Pick the correct answer!

What is another word for the conclusion of a book?
Rising action

Question: 13/15Pick the correct answer!

In "The Crucible", Arthur Miller makes parallels between the Salem Witch Trials and ________.
the Civil War
the Red Scare of the 1950s
the War of the Worlds

Question: 14/15Pick the correct answer!

What kind of book is the Nebula Prize given for?
science fiction

Question: 15/15Pick the correct answer!

Which author wrote the famous quote, "Everything is beautiful and nothing hurt," in Slaughterhouse Five?
Emily Dickenson
Kurt Vonnegut
Edgar Allan Poe
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