Monday, February 28, 2011

Tuesday Trivia

Match the well-known work from Column A with it's author's lesser known work in Column B.

Column A
Jane Eyre
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Our Town
Death of a Salesman
Little Women
The Glass Menagerie
Peter Pan
Invisible Man

Column B
Jonah’s Gourd Vine
Lulu’s Library
A Clergyman’s Daughter
The Creation of the World and other Business
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
The Matchmaker
Little Pussy Willow
The Admirable Crichton

Last Week's Answers

Which famous literary character was based on an Augustinian monk named Alonso Quizado?

Don Quixote

How many punctuation marks exist in English?

Fourteen: Period, comma, colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe, question mark, exclamation point, quotation mark, brackets, parenthesis, braces, and ellipses.

While most fans pronounce his last name rhyming with the word “juice,” how did Dr. Seuss pronounce his own name?

Seuss pronounced his name so that it rhymed with "rejoice."

Which author, made famous by his rags to riches tales, died completely broke despite his books’ wild success?

Horatio Alger, the man whose name symbolized success, did not profit at all from his books.

Who is the only person ever to decline a Pulitzer Prize for fiction?

Sinclair Lewis for his book Arrowsmith.

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