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In the Kingsley Amis book, Lucky Jim is Jim Dixon. What does he do
for a living?
a. Represent Wonking-Wapping in Parliament
b. Swindle little old ladies
c. Teach at a minor UK university
d. Fiddle the books for a corporation
The Maltese alphabet has 29 letters, but is missing which letter
that is sometimes used as a vowel in English?
What is the town in Our Town?
a. Cabot Cove
b. Lake Wobegon
c. Grover's Corners
Just 13 chapters long, what 2500-year-old Chinese book has been
shaping military (and business) strategy ever since?
a. Buddha's Tipitaka
b. Confucius's Analects
c. Sun Tzu's Art of War
d. Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching
Where in a bookstore would you look for "Dress Your Family in
Corduroy and Denim" by David Sedaris?
d. Pop Culture
In the 1990s, Norman Foster added a glass dome to what capitol
building, originally completed in 1894?
By John Bunyan, "Pilgrim's Progress" follows a pilgrim's progress
from the City of Destruction to what city?
a. Celestial City
b. Emerald City
c. Cloud City
d. Gotham City
Urban planner Lucio Costa designed what world capital to look like
an airplane when seen from above?
Don't be afraid. By what name did Adeline Virginia Stephen become
a. Virginia Woolf
b. Anne Rice
c. Agatha Christie
d. Joyce Carol Oates
Which of these was not one of the Bloomsbury Group, but did hang
out at the Algonquin Round Table?
a. John Maynard Keynes
b. Dorothy Parker
c. Virginia Woolf
d. EM Forster
A "Caspar Milquetoast" is a timid soul. Who was the original Caspar Milquetoast?
a. The mascot for a Post brand of buttered toast
b. A vaudeville comedian named Allen Stewart Konigsberg
c. A character in the comic strip "The Timid Soul"
d. FDR's second secretary of the treasury
Edgar Rice Burroughs not only created Tarzan, but also Pellucidar,
where dinosaurs and non-human races co-exist. Where is Pellucidar?
a. The Antarctic
b. 500 miles underground
c. The Dark Side of the Moon
d. The bottom of the Pacific
Although actually buried in Cambridge, Massachusetts, who was the
first American to get his bust put up at Poets' Corner of Westminster Abbey?
a. Carl Sandburg
b. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
c. TS Eliot
d. Walt Whitman
What former Pan Am stewardess and author of a George Washington
biography is also known as the Queen of Suspense?
a. Mary Higgins Clark
b. PD James
c. Ruth Rendell
d. Ngaio Marsh
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