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Question 1: Which of the following won the National Book Award in 1962?

  • A: FRANNY AND ZOOEY by J.D. Salinger
  • B: THE MOVIEGOER by Walker Percy
  • C: CATCH-22 by Joseph Heller
  • D: REVOLUTIONARY ROAD by Richard Yates
Question 2: Flannery O’Connor was born and raised in which of these states?
  • A: Tennessee
  • B: Iowa
  • C: Missouri
  • D: Georgia
Question 3: Who was the most recent American author to win the Nobel Prize in literature?
  • A: Philip Roth
  • B: Saul Bellow
  • C: Toni Morrison
  • D: John Updike
Question 4: Which of the following authors was NOT born in New York City?
  • A: Herman Melville
  • B: Don DeLillo
  • C: Edith Wharton
  • D: Walt Whitman
Question 5: The narrator of THE GREAT GATSBY, Nick Carraway, tells us that he is a graduate of which Ivy League university? 
  • A: Princeton
  • B: Harvard
  • C: Yale
  • D: Columbia
Question 6: Who wrote “The Second Coming,” published in 1920?
  • A: Virginia Woolf
  • B: John Keats
  • C. William Butler Yeats
  • D: T.S. Eliot
Question 7: Which author’s final words were: “It’s a long time since I drank champagne”?
  • A: James Joyce
  • B: Anton Chekhov
  • C: F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • D: John Dos Passos
Question 8: Which of these authors did NOT eventually go blind?
  • A: Jorge Luis Borges
  • B: Homer
  • C: John Milton
  • D: Miguel de Cervantes
Question 9: Shakespearean sonnets contain how many lines?
  • A: 16
  • B: 14
  • C: 12
  • D: 10
Question 10: THE WIDE SARGASSO SEA was written by which author?
  • A: Sylvia Plath
  • B: Jean Rhys
  • C: Mary McCarthy
  • D: Nella Larsen