Quiz Answers


Well, you’ve done me proud, readers – especially on Round Two, I was mightily impressed. I shan’t single out anybody in particular because there are no prizes… but compare what you got to these answers, and give yourself a Christmassy pat on the back.

Round One: Book Covers
(quiz here)
1. To The Lighthouse – Virginia Woolf
2. Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
3. Fingersmith – Sarah Waters
4. Chocolat – Joanne Harris
5. Notes on a Scandal – Zoe Heller
6. Her Fearful Symmetry – Audrey Niffenegger
7. Spies – Michael Frayn
8. The Blind Assassin – Margaret Atwood
9. Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
10. Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
11. Filth – Irvine Welsh
12. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie – Muriel Spark
13. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
14. Enduring Love – Ian McEwan
15. Lady Chatterley’s Lover – D. H. Lawrence

Round Two (Characters’ Names)
(quiz here)
1. Oliver Mellors = Lady Chatterley’s Lover (DH Lawrence)
2. Quasimodo = The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Victor Hugo)
3. Bilbo Baggins = The Hobbit (JRR Tolkein)
4. Clare Abshire = The Time Traveller’s Wife (Audrey Niffenegger)
5. Rachel Ashley = My Cousin Rachel (Daphne du Maurier)
6. Sir Robert Chiltern = An Ideal Husband (Oscar Wilde)
7. Michael Henchard = The Mayor of Casterbridge (Thomas Hardy)
8. Anne Catherick = The Woman in White (Wilkie Collins)
9. Liesel Meminger = The Book Thief (Markus Zusak)
10. Cedric Errol = Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett)

Round Three: Views and Reviews
(quiz here)
1. AS Byatt
2. The Old Curiosity Shop – Charles Dickens
3. Ulysses – James Joyce
4. Martine McCutcheon
5. Dan Brown
6. Saturday – Ian McEwan
7. Jane Austen
8. John Keats
9. Enid Blyton
10. Jordan/Katie Price

3 thoughts on “Quiz Answers

  • December 19, 2009 at 4:47 pm
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    Well I did not do too badly. Now nip over to Random and do mine!!

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  • December 20, 2009 at 4:01 pm
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    Thanks for the brain-wracking exercise.

    However, I'm curious. The Assassin's Cloak? Did The Blind Assassin suffer a sea change when it arrived in Britain?

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  • December 22, 2009 at 10:18 am
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    Oops, thanks Susan! The Assassin's Cloak is actually an entirely different book, by someone else…

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