Friday 18 December 2009

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


  1. Well I did not do too badly. Now nip over to Random and do mine!!

  2. 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?

  3. Oops, thanks Susan! The Assassin's Cloak is actually an entirely different book, by someone else...


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