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How Well Do You Know American Authors?

How well do you know American authors? Do you know everything about their books? Take this quiz and find out just how well-read you are!

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What was the name of Stephen King's first novel?
Carrie
Caroline
Carol

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What war is described in the book 'For Whom The Bell Tolls' by Ernest Hemingway?
The Spanish Civil War
The American Civil War
Chilean Civil War

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Who is the narrator of the book 'The Great Gatsby' by F. Scott Fitzgerald?
Nick Carraway
Jay Gatsby
Daisy Buchanan

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How long did it take Jack Kerouac to write his most famous book 'On The Road'?
Two weeks
Three weeks
four weeks

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In which year was the book 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' by Mark Twain published?
1875
1876
1877

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The book 'The Prince and the Pauper' by Mark Twain is his first attempt at what?
Historical Fiction
Science Fiction
Non-Fiction

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The American author James Patterson is best known for which novel series?
Alex Cross series
Witch and Wizard series
Women's Muder Club series

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Louisa May Alcott is best known for which of her novels?
Little Women
Little Men
Eight Cousins

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The novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' by Harper Lee won which prize?
Pulitzer Prize
Nobel Prize
The Story Prize

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Which one of these 2 books did John Steinbeck write?
Of Mice And Women
The Oranges of Wrath
Neither

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The first novel that Jack Kerouac ever wrote was called what?
The Sea is My Brother
Orpheus Emerged
The Haunted Life and Other Writings

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When did J. D. Salinger start writing short stories?
While in primary school
While in secondary school
While in university

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You did quite well! While you did not succeed in answering most of the questions, I'm sure your taste in literature is impeccable! There is more than just American authors out there, right?

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Great! You know a lot about American authors and their books. You have a great taste in literature. Well done!

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Excellent! You did great! You seem to know almost everything about American authors and their books. It is obvious you read a lot and enjoy it!
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1
What was the name of Stephen King's first novel?
Carrie
Caroline
Carol
2
What war is described in the book 'For Whom The Bell Tolls' by Ernest Hemingway?
The Spanish Civil War
The American Civil War
Chilean Civil War
3
Who is the narrator of the book 'The Great Gatsby' by F. Scott Fitzgerald?
Nick Carraway
Jay Gatsby
Daisy Buchanan
4
How long did it take Jack Kerouac to write his most famous book 'On The Road'?
Two weeks
Three weeks
four weeks
5
In which year was the book 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' by Mark Twain published?
1875
1876
1877
6
The book 'The Prince and the Pauper' by Mark Twain is his first attempt at what?
Historical Fiction
Science Fiction
Non-Fiction
7
The American author James Patterson is best known for which novel series?
Alex Cross series
Witch and Wizard series
Women's Muder Club series
8
Louisa May Alcott is best known for which of her novels?
Little Women
Little Men
Eight Cousins
9
The novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' by Harper Lee won which prize?
Pulitzer Prize
Nobel Prize
The Story Prize
10
Which one of these 2 books did John Steinbeck write?
Of Mice And Women
The Oranges of Wrath
Neither
11
The first novel that Jack Kerouac ever wrote was called what?
The Sea is My Brother
Orpheus Emerged
The Haunted Life and Other Writings
12
When did J. D. Salinger start writing short stories?
While in primary school
While in secondary school
While in university

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