Literary Trivia, Part Five


Part Five

21. The quality Holden Caulfield hates most is
lack of humor

22. Who wrote the famous line “The pen is mightier than the sword”?
Victor Hugo
Charles Dickens
Mark Twain
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Ralph Waldo Emerson

23. The head of Mary Poppins’s umbrella is shaped like
a lion
a crocodile
a unicorn
a dragon
a parrot

24. Who is the secretary of Hercule Poirot?
Sheila Ashton
Arthur Hastings
Felicity Lemon
Jane Marple
Mycroft Holmes

25. The Baudelaire children are orphaned when their parents
perish in a fire
are lost at sea
never return from a trip abroad
die of scarlet fever
are killed in a car accident

Answers appear at the bottom of the following page.

Answers to Part Four

16. The Way I Found Her. Rose Tremain’s riveting novel of abduction takes place in the City of Light.
17. Lao-Tzu’s Tao Te Ching, a work of Chinese philosophy, is also called The Way.
18. Gail Caldwell wrote this memoir.
19. Jess, JJ, Martin, and Maureen all ascend a tall building in London on New Year’s Eve, with the intention of jumping and ending their lives.
20. Julia Cameron’s best-known book is a self-help guide filled with exercises, strategies, and suggestions for living the creative life.


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