Books and Authors 3
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. Before success as a writer what was Hans Cristian Andersen's occupation?
    Actor.
  2. "Our Man in Havana" and "The Power and the Glory" were novels by which writer?
    Graham Greene.
  3. "For Whom the Bell Tolls" was a novel by which Nobel Prize winning author?
    Ernest Hemmingway.
  4. What was the title of tthe first book in "THe Lord of the Rings" trilogy?
    The Fellowship of the Ring.
  5. In which town was Charles Dickens born?
    Portsmouth.
  6. Who wrote "The Children of the New Forest"?
    Captain Marryat.
  7. Who is the heroine of Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey"?
    Catherine Morland.
  8. Who wrote the trilogy "Lark Rise to Candleford"?
    Flora Thompson.
  9. Who wrote "The Canterbury Tales"?
    Geoffrey Chaucher.
  10. Who is the hero of Buchan's "The 39 Steps"?
    Richard Hannay.
  11. Who created Mary Poppins?
    P L Travers.
  12. In which Henry Golding novel do Piggy and Ralph appear?
    Lord of the Flies.
  13. Who created The Wizard of Oz?
    Frank L Baum.
  14. What sport featured in Hemmingway's "Death in the Afternoon"?
    Bull Fighting.
  15. Who wrote among others, "Misery" and "The Shining"?
    Stephen King.
  16. Where is "Jamica Inn" set?
    Bodmin Moor, Cornwall.
  17. With which novel did Ian McEwan win the 1998 Booker Prize?
    Amsterdam.
  18. Which Irish author wrote "The Committments"?
    Roddy Doyle.
  19. Who is The Lord of the Rings in J R R Tolkein's classic?
    Sauron the Great.
  20. What were G K Chesterton's first names?
    Gilbert Keith