Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Tuesday Trivia

  1. Author Eric Blair wrote under what pen name?
  2. Which Aldous Huxley work was the inspiration behind Jim Morrison naming his band The Doors?
  3. Which classic novel was written based on a bet between several authors vacationing together in 1818?
  4. Which piece of American literature containing over 50,000 words does not once use the letter “e”?
  5. Which word in the English language has the most definitions?

Last Week's Answers

Which British writer and poet had a love child with his half sister?

Lord Byron

During the French Revolution the new French Constitution was bound with what?

The tanned leather skin of a guillotined aristocrat

Which was the very first newspaper to use a perfumed page in 1937?

The Washington Daily News

Which favorite children’s book was originally titled The Sea-Cook?

Treasure Island (Robert Louis Stevenson) - "The Sea-Cook"

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