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Quiz Updated Jan 3, 2012

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Author Title % Correct
George OrwellNineteen Eighty-Four
82%
J.R.R. TolkienThe Lord of the Rings
79%
J.D. SalingerThe Catcher in the Rye
77.7%
F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Great Gatsby
76.5%
George OrwellAnimal Farm
72.6%
Harper LeeTo Kill a Mockingbird
68.8%
John SteinbeckThe Grapes of Wrath
66.7%
C.S. LewisThe Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
55.7%
Joseph HellerCatch-22
52.5%
Vladimir NabokovLolita
49.4%
Kurt VonnegutSlaughterhouse-Five
46.6%
Jack KerouacOn the Road
45.5%
William GoldingLord of the Flies
45.5%
Margaret MitchellGone With the Wind
42.3%
Toni MorrisonBeloved
40.3%
William FaulknerThe Sound and the Fury
36.5%
Ken KeseyOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
34.2%
Anthony BurgessA Clockwork Orange
32.9%
Ralph EllisonInvisible Man
32.2%
Ian McEwanAtonement
30.7%
Judy BlumeAre You There God? It's Me, Margaret
29.9%
Ernest HemingwayThe Sun Also Rises
29.7%
Virginia WoolfTo the Lighthouse
25.9%
Zora Neale HurstonTheir Eyes Were Watching God
25.3%
Virginia WoolfMrs. Dalloway
25.3%
Chinua AchebeThings Fall Apart
22.8%
Evelyn WaughBrideshead Revisited
21.3%
E.M. ForsterA Passage to India
20.7%
Robert Penn WarrenAll the King's Men
20.4%
John UpdikeRabbit, Run
20.2%
Salman RushdieMidnight's Children
19.7%
Zadie SmithWhite Teeth
17.4%
Thomas PynchonGravity's Rainbow
16.9%
William BurroughsNaked Lunch
16.6%
Author Title % Correct
Richard WrightNative Son
16.5%
Philip RothPortnoy's Complaint
15.5%
Henry MillerTropic of Cancer
15.3%
Raymond ChandlerThe Big Sleep
15.2%
Alan Moore & Dave GibbonsWatchmen
15.1%
Carson McCullersThe Heart Is A Lonely Hunter
14.3%
E.L. DoctorowRagtime
14%
Jonathan FranzenThe Corrections
13.8%
David Foster WallaceInfinite Jest
13.4%
John le CarreThe Spy Who Came in From the Cold
13.2%
William FaulknerLight in August
13.1%
Theodore DreiserAn American Tragedy
13%
Robert GravesI, Claudius
12.9%
Cormac McCarthyBlood Meridian
12.7%
James BaldwinGo Tell it on the Mountain
12.6%
Don DeLilloWhite Noise
12.4%
Vladimir NabokovPale Fire
12.2%
Philip RothAmerican Pastoral
11.8%
Thomas PynchonThe Crying of Lot 49
11.8%
Jean RhysWide Sargasso Sea
11.6%
Kazuo IshiguroNever Let Me Go
10.4%
Margaret AtwoodThe Blind Assassin
9.9%
John FowlesThe French Lieutenant's Woman
9.8%
Saul BellowHerzog
9.7%
Saul BellowThe Adventures of Augie March
9.4%
Muriel SparkThe Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
9.3%
James DickeyDeliverance
9.1%
A.S. ByattPossession
8.9%
Richard YatesRevolutionary Road
8.8%
Willa CatherDeath Comes for the Archbishop
8.6%
Kingsley AmisLucky Jim
8.5%
William GibsonNeuromancer
8.2%
Graham GreeneThe Power and the Glory
7.9%
Doris LessingThe Golden Notebook
7.5%
Author Title % Correct
Malcolm LowryUnder the Volcano
7.3%
Walker PercyThe Moviegoer
6.8%
Martin AmisMoney
6.8%
Nathaniel WestThe Day of the Locust
6.8%
Thornton WilderThe Bridge of San Luis Rey
6.7%
Graham GreeneThe Heart of the Matter
6.6%
James AgeeA Death in the Family
6.3%
Evelyn WaughA Handful of Dust
6.3%
V.S. NaipaulA House for Mr. Biswas
5.8%
Neal StephensonSnow Crash
5.8%
Flann O'BrienAt Swim-Two-Birds
5.7%
Jerzy KosinskiThe Painted Bird
5.6%
Christopher IsherwoodThe Berlin Stories
5.6%
Marilynne RobinsonHousekeeping
5.6%
William StyronThe Confessions of Nat Turner
5.5%
Richard FordThe Sportswriter
5.1%
Philip K. DickUbik
5%
John O'HaraAppointment in Samarra
4.9%
Joan DidionPlay It As It Lays
4.8%
Anthony PowellA Dance to the Music of Time
4.8%
John CheeverFalconer
4.8%
Paul BowlesThe Sheltering Sky
4.8%
Bernard MalamudThe Assistant
4.6%
Dashiell HammettRed Harvest
4.5%
Iris MurdochUnder the Net
4.2%
Henry RothCall It Sleep
4%
Henry GreenLoving
3.9%
Elizabeth BowenThe Death of the Heart
3.5%
John BarthThe Sot-Weed Factor
3.5%
Christina SteadThe Man Who Loved Children
3.4%
Robert StoneDog Soldiers
3.3%
William GaddisThe Recognitions
3.1%
 
Number % Answered
100 (all)
0.9%
95-99
0.7%
90-94
0.5%
85-89
0.4%
80-84
0.5%
75-79
0.4%
70-74
0.6%
65-69
0.7%
60-64
0.8%
55-59
0.9%
50-54
1.4%
45-49
1.6%
40-44
2.1%
35-39
2.9%
30-34
4.1%
25-29
6.1%
20-24
9%
15-19
13.3%
10-14
18.4%
5-9
20.8%
1-4
14.2%

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