Books and Authors 1
A quiz about books and their authors with questions to suit all the family. To view the answers just move your mouse over the answer boxes, but no cheating!!
  1. Who was the author of the thriller "Where Eagles Dare"?
    Alistair Maclean.
  2. What pseudonym surname did the Bronte sisters use?
    Bell.
  3. Who wrote the novel on which the musical "Les Miserables" is based?
    Victor Hugo.
  4. What is the pen name of author Eric Blair?
    George Orwell.
  5. What was the name of "Lady Chatterley's Lover"?
    Mellors.
  6. Who created the detective Lord Peter Wimsey?
    Dorothy L Sayers.
  7. What does BFG stand for in the title of Roald Dahl's book?
    Big Friendly Giant.
  8. Who wrote the children's novel "The Secret Garden"?
    Frances Hodgson Burnett.
  9. In which book did Sherlock Holmes make his first appearance?
    "A Study in Scarlet".
  10. Who wrote the Booker Prize winning book "The Life of Pi"?
    Yann Martel.
  11. Who wrote "Lorna Doone"?
    R D Blackmoor.
  12. What type of novels were written by Zane Grey?
    Westerns.
  13. In which city was "A Room With a View" set?
    Florence.
  14. Who was the narrator of "Moby Dick"?
    Ishmael.
  15. Who created "Swallows and Amazons"?
    Arthur Ransome.
  16. What kind of creature is Beatrix Potter's Jermy Fisher?
    A Frog.
  17. What car did Caractacus Potts drive?
    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
  18. In the PG Wodehouse stories what was Jeeves' first name?
    Reginald.
  19. What were Tolkein's first names?
    John Ronald Revel.
  20. What was the name of the otter in Henry Williamson's novel?
    Tarka.