Books and Authors 5
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. What is Charlie's surname in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"?
    Bucket.
  2. What the title of the first Harry Potter book?
    HP and the Philosopher's Stone.
  3. Who wrote the novel "The Godfather" on which the Oscar winning film was based?
    Mario Puzo.
  4. What was the name of Long John Silver's parrot in "Treasure Island"?
    Captain Flint.
  5. In which of Charles Dickens' novels does Uriah Heep appear?
    David Copperfield.
  6. Who wrote the novel "Kidnapped"?
    Robert Louis Stevenson.
  7. Which was Ian Fleming's first Bond book?
    Casino Royale.
  8. What was the name of the dog in Enid Blyton's Famous Five stories?
    Timmy.
  9. Which novel features the character Becky Sharpe?
    Vanity Fair.
  10. Who was the captain of the Pequod in "Moby Dick"?
    Captain Ahab.
  11. Who wrote the "His Dark Materials" series of books?
    Phillip Pullman.
  12. Who was the author of the Waverley novels?
    Sir Walter Scott.
  13. Who wrote the feminist bible "The Female Eunuch"?
    Germaine Greer.
  14. Which is John Bunyon's most famous book?
    The Pilgrim's Progress.
  15. Which of Agatha Christie's detectives lived in St Mary Mead?
    Mrs Marple.
  16. Who is the main character in Joseph Heller's "Catch-22"?
    Captain Yossarian.
  17. For which organisation did Winston Smith work in "1984"?
    Ministry of Truth.
  18. Who wrote "The Adventures of PInocchio"?
    Carlo Collodi.
  19. Who was the author of "East of Eden"?
    John Steinbeck.
  20. Who was the writer of children's favourite "The Railway Children"?
    Edith Nesmith.