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Nautilus - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea refers to the distance traveled while under the sea and not to a depth that the submarine submerged.What is the name of Captain Nemo's submarine in Jules Verne's 1869 novel "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea"?

a. Destiny
b. Explorer
c. Nautilus
d. Big Blue

Little Men - Published in 1871, Little Men was written by Louisa May Alcott.In which novel would you read about the characters Nat, Dan, Demi, Daisy and Tommy?

a. Tom Sawyer
b. Peter Pan
c. The Outsiders
d. Little Men

Fahrenheit 451 - Published in 1953, Fahrenheit 451 was written by Ray Bradbury."It was a pleasure to burn" is the opening line to which famous novel?

a. Fahrenheit 451
b. The Last Mohican
c. The Invisible Man
d. Lord of the Flies

The Pickwick Papers - The Pickwick Papers made its debut in 1836.Which of the following works was Charles Dickens's first novel?

a. A Christmas Carol
b. A Tale of Two Cities
c. Dombey and Son
d. The Pickwick Papers

Thomas Becket - Murder in the Cathedral was first performed in 1935.In T. S. Elliot's play "Murder in the Cathedral," who is killed?

a. Pope Pius
b. Oliver Cromwell
c. Thomas Becket
d. Pope John Paul

Long John Silver - Treasure Island was first published in November of 1883.Which of the following characters can be found in Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island"?

a. Blackbeard
b. Captain Kidd
c. Long John Silver
d. Anne Bonny

Andy McNab - Andy McNab is the pseudonym and pen-name of Steven Billy Mitchell.Published in 1992, who wrote the controversial novel "Bravo Two Zero"?

a. Andy McNab
b. Ian Fleming
c. Joseph Heller
d. Tom Clancy

Phileas Fogg - Phileas Fogg is a character from Jules Verne's novel 'Around the World in Eighty Days'.Which of the following fictional characters travels around the world on a bet?

a. Lemuel Gulliver
b. Professor Challenger
c. Phileas Fogg
d. Mr. Pickwick

A Woman of Substance - Published in 1979, A Woman of Substance was Barbara's debut novel.Which of these novels was written by Barbara Taylor Bradford?

a. A Woman of Substance
b. Little Women
c. Twilight
d. The Edible Woman

WWII - A satire, Catch 22 is set from 1942 to 1944 during World War II.Published in 1961, in which conflict is Joseph Heller's novel "Catch 22" set?

a. The Vietnam War
c. The American Civil War
d. WWI

My Fair Lady - My Fair Lady was written by George Bernard Shaw.Professor Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle are characters from which play?

a. Singing in the Rain
b. Oklahoma
c. My Fair Lady
d. Guys and dolls

Salem's Lot - Published in 1975, Salem's Lot was written by Stephen King.Which of the following novels was not written by American author Dean Koontz?

a. Saint Odd
b. Salem's Lot
c. Watchers
d. Odd Thomas

Battlefield Earth - Battlefield Earth was originally titled 'Man, the Endangered Species'.Written by the Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, which novel features hairy 9-foot tall, 1,000-pound sociopaths named "The Psychlos"?

a. Death Quest
b. The Invaders Plan
c. Enemy Within
d. Battlefield Earth

The Good Soldier - Set just before World War One, The Good Soldier was written by English novelist Ford Madox Ford."This is the saddest story I have ever heard" is the opening line to which novel that was published in 1915?

a. The Wings of the Dove
b. As I Lay Dying
c. A Handful of Dust
d. The Good Soldier

The Bravo - The series consists of five novels, which all feature a main hero named Natty Bumppo.Written by James Fenimore Cooper during the early to mid 1800s, which of the following novels is not part of the Leatherstocking Tales series?

a. The Deerslayer
b. The Pathfinder
c. The Last of the Mohicans
d. The Bravo

The Comedy of Errors - The Comedy of Errors tells the story of two sets of identical twins that were accidentally separated at birth.Which of the following Shakespearian plays was based on the Latin play "The Twins" by Plautus?

a. The Comedy of Errors
b. All's Well That Ends Well
c. As You Like It
d. Hamlet

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