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Can You Pass This Basic Lit Test?

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  1. Thinkstock
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    Harper Lee
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    Toni Morrison
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    Maya Angelou
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    Kurt Vonnegut
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is an autobiographical work by Maya Angelou.

    Via en.wikipedia.org
  2. Think Stock
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    Pride and Prejudice
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    Sense and Sensibility
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    Emma
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    Persuasion
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    Wrong!

    That quote was spoken by Charlotte in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.

    Via en.wikipedia.org
  3. Think Stock
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    Orgota
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    Ekumen
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    Gethen
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    Winter
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    Wrong!

    The coalition of planets that Genly Ai represents in The Left Hand of Darkness was called the Ekumen.

    Via en.wikipedia.org
  4. Think Stock
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    Jane Eyre
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    Wuthering Heights
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    The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
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    Mrs. Dalloway
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    Wrong!

    Mrs. Dalloway was written by Virginia Woolf, while the other three books were written by the Brontë sisters.

    Via en.wikipedia.org
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    Zora Neale Hurston
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    Sylvia Plath
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    Madeleine L'Engle
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    Margaret Atwood
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    Wrong!

    Margaret Atwood was born in Canada.

    Via en.wikipedia.org
  6. Think Stock
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    Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus
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    Frankenstein; or, The Modern Homunculus
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    Doctor Frankenstein; or, The Modern Man
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    Frankenstein; or, The Monstrous Man
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    Wrong!

    The full title of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s classic is Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.

    Via en.wikipedia.org
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    Alice Munro
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    Joan Didion
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    Nora Ephron
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    Jhumpa Lahiri
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    Wrong!

    Short story author Alice Munro was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 2013.

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  8. Think Stock
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    Mrs. Who
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    Mrs. Where
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    Mrs. Whatsit
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    Mrs. Which
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    Wrong!

    Mrs. Who, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Which are supernatural beings who assist Meg Murry on her adventures.

    Via en.wikipedia.org
  9. Think Stock
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    George Eliot
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    Acton Bell
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    Ayn Rand
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    Ellis Bell
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Mary Ann Evans claimed that she used a male pen name to ensure her work be taken seriously, but also to separate her writing from the work she did as an editor and critic.

    Via en.wikipedia.org
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    Pierce Brown
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    J.K. Rowling
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    Stephenie Meyer
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    Suzanne Collins
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    Wrong!

    The three novels of the Hunger Games series were written by American novelist Suzanne Collins.

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  11. Think Stock
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    San Francisco
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    New York City
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    Honolulu
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    Seattle
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    Wrong!

    The Joy Luck Club takes place in San Francisco, and the 16 vignettes that make up the novel are told over a game of mahjong.

    Via en.wikipedia.org
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    The Sigil of the Mockingjay
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    The Sign of the Divergent
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    The Sigil of the Ka-tet
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    The Sign of the Deathly Hallows
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    Wrong!

    The symbol represents the three legendary objects wielded by the Master of Death in the Harry Potter books: the Elder Wand, the Resurrection Stone, and the Cloak of Invisibility.

    Via en.wikipedia.org
 
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