Writers Abroad Magazine 6 May 2017 - Page 49

WRITERS ABROAD MAGAZINE: THE THIRD SPACE Writers Abroad Literary Quiz The first correct entry emailed to expatwritersabroad{at}gmail{dot}com will receive 15 Euros of Amazon vouchers. Good Luck! 1. Villainous old man in Oliver Twist. 2. Where was ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ set? 3. In which Shakespearian work would you find the following quote? ’When shall we three meet again, in thunder, lightning, or in rain?’ 4. What nationality was the author Jack London? 5. Which female in the Old Testament was eaten by dogs? 6. Which character finally killed Macbeth? 7. Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a famous novelist from which US city? 8. In which century were Geoffrey Chaucer's ‘Canterbury Tales’ written? 9. Which word is missing from this line in a poem by Edgar Allen Poe? ‘Lo! Death has ______ himself a throne.’ 10. If you were reading a book published by Fodor, what would the subject be? 11. Who wrote the line ‘A thing of beauty is a joy forever’? 12. Name of the wife of King Menelaus of Sparta? 13. What was the first name of the youngest of the three Brontë sisters? 14. What is a 14 lined poem called? 15. Joanne Harris wrote which book, made into a hit film starring Johnny Depp? 16. What was the name of the archangel referred to in the Book of Daniel as the guardian angel of Israel? 17. Which word is missing from this line in a poem by J Milton Hayes ‘The _______ stopped, and glared around.’ 18. Jonathan Harker's Journal and Dr Seward's Diary feature in what famous 1897 novel? 19. By what name is the writer François-Marie Arouet (1694-1778) better known? 20. What technical word is given usually to the right-side odd-numbered page of a book? 21. What is the land of giants called in Gulliver's Travels? 22. A Haiku contains how many syllables? 23. Which Shakespearean prince's mother was called Gertrude? 24. One of Beowulf’s enemies? 25. What is the name of the villainous computer in Arthur C Clarke’s Space Odyssey series? 48 | MAY 2017