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Can you name the word from the column on the right that fits into the famous short story title on the left?

Quiz Updated Aug 20, 2012

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“A Perfect Day for _____”

J. D. Salinger
•Kites
•Sandwiches
•Poetry
•Bananafish
“Love is not a _____”

Amy Bloom
•Paradox
•Sonnet
•Labor
•Pie
“O Russet _____!”

F. Scott Fitzgerald
•Farm
•Village
•Witch
•Potato
“Welcome to the _____ House”

Kurt Vonnegut
•Lego
•Doll
•Monkey
•Pancake
“_____ Type”

Stephen King
•Commando
•Survivor
•Blood
•Athletic
“_____ Feathers”

John Updike
•Horse
•Pigeon
•Mister
•Dinosaur
“A _____ Artist”

Franz Kafka
•Hunger
•Starving
•Strange
•Mustachioed
“A Sound of _____”

Ray Bradbury
•Sadness
•Fury
•Thunder
•Zombies
“The _____”

Shirley Jackson
•Contest
•Carpenter
•Lottery
•Widower
“Hills Like White _____”

Ernest Hemingway
•Elephants
•Lightning
•Leopards
•Supremacists
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“The _____ Question”

Isaac Asimov
•Last
•Eternal
•Ultimate
•Jeopardy
“The _____ of the Red Death”

Edgar Allan Poe
•Plague
•Masque
•Hand
•Kegger
“A Very Old Man with Enormous _____”

Gabriel García Márquez
•Humps
•Feet
•Wings
•Hopes
“To Build a _____”

Jack London
•Bridge
•House
•Fire
•Portfolio
“_____ and Symbols”

Vladimir Nabokov
•Codes
•Signs
•Faces
•Cymbals
“The _____ of Sleepy Hollow”

Washington Irving
•Ballad
•Legend
•Curse
•Story
“The _____ of the Magi”

O. Henry
•Mask
•Gift
•Christmas
•Rebate
“The Enormous _____”

John Cheever
•Debt
•Mosquito
•Radio
•Cashew
“The Lady or the _____?”

Frank Stockton
•Envelope
•Briefcase
•Tiger
•Revolver
“The Lady with the _____”

Anton Chekhov
•Cigarette
•Dog
•Boa
•Buick
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“Ward No. _____”

Anton Chekhov
•6
•3
•9
•12
“The Gentleman Dressed in _____”

Agatha Christie
•White
•Black
•Silk
•Newspaper
“_____”

Chuck Palahniuk
•Guts
•Spleen
•Bones
•Porno
“For Esmé – with Love and _____”

J. D. Salinger
•Prosperity
•Tenderness
•Smooches
•Squalor
“What We Talk About When We Talk About _____”

Raymond Carver
•Justice
•Love
•Israel
•Mallomars
“The _____”

James Joyce
•Dead
•Sick
•Healthy
•Immortal
“The Ballad of the _____ Bullet”

Stephen King
•Silver
•Magic
•Ugly
•Flexible
“A Good _____ Is Hard to Find”

Flannery O’Connor
•Man
•Woman
•Dentist
•Babysitter
“Vanilla Bright Like _____”

Michael Faber
•Heaven
•Forever
•Flowers
•Eminem
“The _____ Burial”

Edgar Allan Poe
•Premature
•Seventh
•Elaborate
•Wacky

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