Eliminate Your Options: Literature Edition Quiz Stats

 Plays Quiz Updated Mar 7, 2019

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Question Answer Wrong Answers
British Authors
ELIMINATE The one who wrote 'A Tale of Two Cities'

ELIMINATE The one who created Sherlock Holmes

ELIMINATE The one who primarily wrote mythological fantasies

Choose the only one left
Agatha Christie
90%
Charles Dickens
2.8%
J.R.R. Tolkien
1.2%
Arthur Conan Doyle
1.5%
Children's Authors
ELIMINATE The one who wrote 'The Chronicles of Narnia'

ELIMINATE The one whose real name is Theodor Geisel

ELIMINATE The one that has sold the most books

Choose the only one left
Lemony Snicket
81.1%
Dr. Seuss
7%
J.K. Rowling
4.3%
C.S. Lewis
2.9%
Playwrights
ELIMINATE The one who wrote 'A Streetcar Named Desire'

ELIMINATE The one from Norway

ELIMINATE The one who lived in antiquity

Choose the only one left
Oscar Wilde
81.1%
Henrik Ibsen
2.3%
Tennessee Williams
5.6%
Sophocles
6.1%
American Novelists
ELIMINATE The one whose real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens

ELIMINATE The one who had only 2 published works

ELIMINATE The one who took their own life

Choose the only one left
Toni Morrison
76.2%
Mark Twain
4.7%
Harper Lee
4.4%
Ernest Hemingway
10.1%
International Bestsellers
ELIMINATE The one whose origin was Sweden

ELIMINATE The one written in Spanish

ELIMINATE The one partially about the Taliban

Choose the only one left
Things Fall Apart
75.9%
The Kite Runner
6.7%
One Hundred Years of Solitude
6.8%
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
5.6%
Shakespeare Plays
ELIMINATE The one whose setting is NOT in Italy

ELIMINATE The one that is a comedy

ELIMINATE The one featuring the characters Iago & Desdemona

Choose the only one left
Romeo & Juliet
74%
Othello
4.9%
Much Ado About Nothing
3%
Macbeth
13.4%
French Writers
ELIMINATE The one who wrote primarily Science-Fiction

ELIMINATE The one who wrote Les Misérables

ELIMINATE The one associated with absurdism

Choose the only one left
Alexandre Dumas
73%
Jules Verne
4.9%
Victor Hugo
5.6%
Albert Camus
11.5%
John Steinbeck
ELIMINATE The one with the characters Lennie & George

ELIMINATE The one whose movie featured James Dean

ELIMINATE The one whose setting includes Oklahoma

Choose the only one left
Cannery Row
72.8%
East of Eden
10.2%
The Grapes of Wrath
7.1%
Of Mice and Men
4.9%
Kiddy Lit
ELIMINATE The one that was published in the 2000s

ELIMINATE The one that is a picture book

ELIMINATE The one NOT written by an American author

Choose the only one left
Charlotte's Web
57.4%
Where the Wild Things Are
5.7%
Because of Winn-Dixie
10.2%
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
21.9%
Russian Writers
ELIMINATE The one who was a playwright, in addition to an author

ELIMINATE The one who wrote War & Peace

ELIMINATE The one who emigrated to America

Choose the only one left
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
56.5%
Anton Chekhov
11.4%
Vladimir Nabokov
20.6%
Leo Tolstoy
6.7%
Awards
ELIMINATE The one whose awards are issued from Columbia University

ELIMINATE The one named after the inventor of dynamite

ELIMINATE The one given to children's literature

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Booker Prize
51.1%
Caldecott Medal
10.8%
Nobel Prize for Literature
8.5%
Pulitzer Prize
24.8%
Female Writers
ELIMINATE The one who was American

ELIMINATE The one who wrote Wuthering Heights

ELIMINATE The one that lived past the age of 50

Choose the only one left
Jane Austen
45.1%
Sylvia Plath
18.7%
Virginia Woolf
25.2%
Emily Brontë
6.4%

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