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Posted on Mar 10, 2017

If You Get 100% On This Books Quiz You're A Genius

Just how much of book geek are you?

  1. 1. What is the first name of the main character in Charles Dickens's Great Expectations?

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    Pip or Philip.

  2. 2. This visual riddle refers to a book by which author?

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    It's The Colour Purple by Alice Walker.

  3. 3. What happens to Othello at the end of the play?

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    He kills himself.

  4. 4. Name a novel by Toni Morrison that begins with B.

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    Beloved.

  5. 5. This visual riddle is the name of a famous children's book. But what is the first name of its author?

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    It's Black Beauty by Anna Sewell.

  6. 6. Name a novel by Kurt Vonnegut that has a number in the title.

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    Slaughterhouse-Five.

  7. 7. Name a female character in one of Shakespeare's plays whose name begins with an H.

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    Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Helen in Troilus and Cressida, Hero in Much Ado About Nothing, Hermione in A Winter's Tale, Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hecate in Macbeth.

  8. 8. Complete the title of this novel by Chinua Achebe: Things Fall...

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    Things Fall Apart.

  9. 9. Where did the title for Achebe’s novel come from?

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    It comes from W.B. Yeats's poem The Second Coming.

  10. 10. Name a novel by Salman Rushdie that begins with the letter S (books that start with 'The' don't count).

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    Shame; Shalimar The Clown.

  11. 11. What is the first name of the author who wrote the book that appears in this visual riddle?

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    It's Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (whose real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson).

  12. 12. What is the first name of Mr Darcy in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice?

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    Fitzwilliam.

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