Jeopardy Quiz: Literary Edition! Barely Anyone Can Score Above 75%

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Are you a literary genius?

Scoring over 75% on this quiz would make you a literary genius! Let's see how much you know about this subject!

 May 30, 2019

1 of 25Choose Your Answer:

"To be or not to be, that is the ______." -- Shakespeare
Concern
Question
Notion

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True or False: Ernest Hemingway wrote, *For Whom the Bell Tolls*.
True
False

3 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Which of these classic books was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald?
The Sun Also Rises
A Farewell to Arms
The Great Gatsby

4 of 25Choose Your Answer:

In, *To Kill a Mockingbird*, everyone was afraid of ___.
Todd Marvin
Thabius Gregory
Boo Radley

5 of 25Choose Your Answer:

True or False: Oliver Twist was a book about an impoverished orphan.
True
False

6 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Emily Dickinson was a famous ___.
Poet
Playwright
Novelist

7 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Maya Angelou wrote the book, *I Know Why the Caged Bird ___*.
Sings
Chirps
Flies

8 of 25Choose Your Answer:

*The Adventures of ___* was written by Mark Twain.
Huckleberry Finn
Tillbury Moore
Heath Vestilla

9 of 25Choose Your Answer:

True or False: John Steinbeck's original manuscript of *Of Mice and Men* was destroyed because his dog ate it.
True
False

10 of 25Choose Your Answer:

"The ___ of true love never did run smooth." -- Shakespeare
Depth
Journey
Course

11 of 25Choose Your Answer:

True or False: The main character in Charles Dickens' book *Great Expectations* is named Chase.
False
True

12 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Which character is pregnant at the beginning of *The Grapes of Wrath*?
Rose of Sharon
Connie Rivers
Ruthie Joad

13 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Which of these books was NOT written by Virginia Woolf?
Mrs Dalloway
To the Lighthouse
The Forgotten Evening

14 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Romeo & Juliet was written by which famous author?
William Shakespeare
Mark Twain
Ernest Hemingway

15 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Edgar Allen Poe did not write which poem?
The Raven
Annabel Lee
Forest Darkness

16 of 25Choose Your Answer:

"All that glitters is not ___." -- Shakespeare
Gold
Bronze
Silver

17 of 25Choose Your Answer:

What is the name of the leading character in J.K.Rowling's franchise?
Harry Potter
Jem Finch
Elizabeth Bennet

18 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Shakespeare's plays can be divided into four categories: Comedies, Histories, ___, & Romances
Tragedies
Melodies
Travesties

19 of 25Choose Your Answer:

In Shakespeare's Hamlet, what is the name of the young woman who ends her own life?
Juliet
Ophelia
Sophia

20 of 25Choose Your Answer:

What is *The Yellow Wallpaper"* by Charlotte Perkins Gilman about?
Postpartum Depression
A wildfire
Financial Loss

21 of 25Choose Your Answer:

From *To Kill A Mockingbird*, what is Scout's real name?
Louise Scout Finch
Jean Louise Finch
Marie Louise Finch

22 of 25Choose Your Answer:

William Faulkner wrote which of these novels?
Clouding Over
Dearest Darling
As I Lay Dying

23 of 25Choose Your Answer:

True or False: Robert Frost wrote a poem called *The Road Not Taken*.
True
False

24 of 25Choose Your Answer:

*O Captain! My Captain!* is a Walt Whitman poem about the death of which American president?
Abe Lincoln
George Washington
John Adams

25 of 25Choose Your Answer:

The sorcerer, Prospero, plays a character in which Shakespeare play?
Macbeth
The Tempest
Twelfth Night
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