Gosport Reading Groups Christmas Quiz 2 – General Knowledge

Article published on December 15, 2015.

OK, we’ve taken the training wheels off – only one multiple choice in this round. 

 

  1. Which Italian novel for children has been adapted in over 240 languages

 

  1. In a famous novel, who has a mother called Duchess

 

  1. Which book is the first in the series and followed by Petals on the Wind

 

  1. The Curse of Capistrano, a 1919 story by Johnston McCulley is the first work to feature which

fictional character

  1. Jeffery Archer was made a life peer in 1992 as Baron Archer of which seaside town
  1. Who was the rector of Eversley, Hampshire from 1847 to 1875
  1. Which book had to be owned by every member of his country’s adult population?
  1. In literature which 1719 book was gained wide acceptance as ‘the first English novel’
  1. What do all the following writers have in common Hans Christian Anderson, John Irving,

Agatha Christie, W B Yeats and Terry Goodkind

  1. Which word did Sheikh Din Muhammad, the first Indian to publish a book in English, introduce

to the English language?

  1. Cummerbund
  2. Shampoo
  3. Verandah

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