Literature General Knowledge Quiz is a trivia quiz that tests your knowledge of literature from different genres and time periods. It includes questions about famous authors, their works, literary devices, and important historical events and movements that shaped literature.
13 May 2023
This quiz will challenge your knowledge of literature and help you learn about new books and authors. It's perfect for literature enthusiasts, students, or anyone who wants to test their knowledge and learn more about the world of literature.
What was the title of James Baldwin's first novel ?
His first novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain, was published in 1953; decades later, Time magazine included the novel on its list of the 100 best English-language novels released from 1923 to 2005. His first essay collection, Notes of a Native Son, was published in 1955. New York City, U.S.
The quote'All the world's a stage is taken from which Shakespeare play?
The most famous speech in As You Like It is the Seven Ages of Man, which begins 'All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players' (Act 2, Scene 7). Michael Horden playing Jaques, the character in As You Like It who delivers the 'Seven Ages of Man' speech.
Captain John Yossarian appears in which 20th century novel?
Capt. John Yossarian is a fictional character, the protagonist of Joseph Heller's satirical 1961 novel Catch-22 and its 1994 sequel Closing Time.
Who wrote 'Candide'?
François Marie Aroué was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher. Known by his pen name Voltaire, he was renowned for his wit, and his critique of Christianity—particularly the Roman Catholic Church—and slavery.
Who is the narrator of The Great Gatsby?
Nick Carraway is a fictional character and narrator in F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel The Great Gatsby.