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20th Century Literature

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The 1970 James Dickey novel "Deliverance" is about four friends going on a short trip to do what ... ?
Option : Tour California vineyards
Option : Canoe in Georgia
Option : Ice fish in Alaska
Option : Mountain climb in Colorado
Answer : Canoe in Georgia
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Vladimir Nabokov's 1955 novel "Lolita" begins, "Lolita, [--ght -- m- l---], fire of my loins."
Answer : Light of my life
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The 1970s novel "Gossip From The Forest" by Thomas Keneally takes place at the end of which conflict ... ?
Option : World War II
Option : Korean War
Option : World War I
Option : Vietnam War
Answer : World War I
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What is the first name of the title character in Virginia Woolf's 1925 novel "Mrs. Dalloway" ... ?
Option : Julia
Option : Scarlett
Option : Clarissa
Option : Francine
Answer : Clarissa
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Nathanael West's 1939 novel "The Day Of The Locust" is about missionaries in Ethiopia.
Option : TRUE
Option : FALSE
Answer : FALSE
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Where was Valentine Michael Smith born and raised in Robert A Heinlein's 1961 novel "Stranger In A Strange Land" ... ?
Option : Mongolia
Option : Atlantis
Option : Brazilian rainforest
Option : Mars
Answer : Mars
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The title of Stephen King's 1991 novel "Needful Things" refers to the name of a shop in Castle Rock, Maine.
Option : TRUE
Option : FALSE
Answer : TRUE
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The main character and the theme of the 1966 novel "Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys are borrowed from what other famous novel ... ?
Option : Oliver Twist
Option : Jane Eyre
Option : Gone With The Wind
Option : A Tale Of Two Cities
Answer : Jane Eyre
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Who is the private detective in Raymond Chandler's 1939 novel "The Big Sleep" ... ?
Option : Philip Marlowe
Option : Sam Spade
Option : Rick Bolton
Option : Nero Wolfe
Answer : Philip Marlowe
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Which Nevil Shute novel was published posthumously in 1960 ... ? [T----ee --om --- T----oo-]
Answer : Trustee From The Toolroom

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