Fun Authors and Books Quiz 2022: 11 Literature Questions

Nov. 21, 2022.

Daily Trivia Quiz on books and authors who made headlines in 2022: Who authored The Handmaid’s Tale? Where was Salman Rushdie born? And who wrote the classic “A Christmas Carol” ghost story? Play the 2022 Books Quiz Trivia Game!

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2022 Books and Literature Quiz

Celebrity Quiz: 11 trivia questions on books and writers from the headlines of 2022. No time-limit. How smart are you today?

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1. Which winner of the Nobel Prize for literature wrote “Chronicles, Volume One”?

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2. Who penned the 1934 murder mystery novel “Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?”?

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3. Who authored The Handmaid’s Tale?

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4. Who is Queen Elizabeth II having tea with in this picture?

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5. Who originally authored The Hunchback of Notre Dame?

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6. Where was Salman Rushdie born?

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7. How many pages are there in “the longest book in existence”?

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8. What does Yuval Noah Harari’s children’s book Unstoppable Us describe?

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9. Who wrote the classic “A Christmas Carol” ghost story?

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10. What is the world’s oldest surviving book printed with movable metal type?

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11. How many books does Kanye West claim he read in his lifetime?

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2022 Books Quiz - Books and Authors Trivia Game

Which winner of the Nobel Prize for literature wrote "Chronicles, Volume One"?

Image: Chronicles, Volume One book cover
Mario Vargas Llosa.
Harold Pinter.
Bob Dylan.
Günter Grass.

Who penned the 1934 murder mystery novel "Why Didn't They Ask Evans?"?

Photo: Joop van Bilsen / Anefo, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized
Agatha Christie.
Jane Austen.
Daphne Du Maurier.
Gillian Flynn.

Who authored The Handmaid's Tale?

Image: The Handmaid’s Tale book cover
Virginia Woolf.
Margaret Atwood.
George Orwell.
George Eliot.

Who is Queen Elizabeth II having tea with in this picture?

Screenshot: Platinum Party at the Palace / BBC One
Rupert Bear.
Fozzie Bear.
Paddington Bear.
Winnie-the-Pooh.

Who originally authored The Hunchback of Notre Dame?

Image: Aimé de Lemud, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Victor Hugo.
Jules Verne.
Leo Tolstoy.
Charles Dickens.

Where was Salman Rushdie born?

Photo: ActuaLitté, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Pakistan.
India.
Iran.
The UK.

What is the world's oldest surviving book printed with movable metal type?

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The Codex Sinaiticus.
The Dead Sea scrolls.
The Gutenberg Bible.
The Jikji collection of Confucian teachings.

How many books does Kanye West claim he read in his lifetime?

Screenshot: Alo Mind Full Podcast via YouTube
Every Harry Potter book.
Only the Bible.
None.
Countless.

How many pages are there in "the longest book in existence"?

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2,145.
21,450.
214,500.
2,145,000.

What does Yuval Noah Harari's children's book Unstoppable Us describe?

Screenshot: Yuval Noah Harari - YouTube
How humans took over the world.
How technology took over humans.
How Jews took over the world.
How reptilian humanoids took over the world.

Who wrote the classic "A Christmas Carol" ghost story?

Screenshot: Spirited / Apple TV+
Charles Dickens.
Mark Twain.
Oscar Wilde.
Edgar Allan Poe.

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