High School English Lit Test

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Can you name the book, character, or author that is typically taught in high school English classes?

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QuestionAnswerYear published
What is the name of Hamlet's murderous uncle?1600
Nick Carraway & Daisy Buchanan are characters in which classic novel?1925
Elie Wiesel's autobiographical novel about his Holocaust experience is:1960
Salinger's Holden _________1951
Nobel prize winning author of 'Lord of the Flies':1954
Which famous American author created the character of Hester Prynne?1850
Who is the love interest of Jane Austen's heroine Elizabeth Bennet?1813
The name of the monster in Beowulf that is attacking villagers:700 AD
Which book contains the rule: 'Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend.'?1945
Which book serves as a pseudo-autobiography for Maya Angelou?1969
QuestionAnswerYear published
Who is directly to blame for the downfall of Othello?1565
Assassinated by conspirators Brutus & Cassius:1599
Arthur Miller play about the Salem Witch Trials1953
The Steinbeck novella that features ranch workers George & Lennie1937
Which British author wrote 'Jane Eyre' under the pen name 'Currer Bell'?1947
Which Bronte novel contains the characters Heathcliff & Catherine?1947
Which book chronicles the crime and trial of Bigger Thomas?1940
The two cities of Dickens' 'A Tale of Two Cities':1859
Capote novella featuring Holly Golightly1958
Who is the fabled neighbor of Atticus, Jem, and Scout Finch?1960

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