Friday, November 21, 2008

Literature Quiz 008

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1.Identify the poster of a famous play which came in 1913.

2.Name the American novelist and short story write who won the Pultzer Prize for his novel The Old Man and the Sea.

3.Which award did Jhumpa lahiri win for book 'The Interpreter of Maladies'?

4.Which novel did Jane Austen leave unfinished upon her death?

5.In which Shakespearean play would you come across the Three Witches?

6.In J.R.R.Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings,what kind of people are Frodo and Bilbo Baggins?

7.In Gulliver's Travels,who/what are the Houyhnhnms?

8.The book Nineteen Eighty-Four was published in?

9.Illustrated is a cover page of famous biography,which was later adapted into a movie.Identify the author.

10.The title of this 20th century American novel became a phrase meaning a no-win dilemma.Name it.

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1.Pygmalion.The play was written by George Bernard Shaw.Later the play was adapted into an oscar winning movie My Fair Lady.
2.Earnest Hemingway.
3.The Pulitzer Prize.
4.Sanditon.It was later completed many noted authors,one of them being Anne Austen(Jane Austen's neice).
7.Houyhnhnms are a race of intelligent horses described in the last part of Jonathan Swift's satiric Gulliver Travels .
9.Ernest 'che' Guevara.He was very famous Cuban Revolutionist.
10.Catch 22.

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