Super Quiz: American literature

Posted: July 18, 2013 at 2:26 a.m.

  1. Which war provides the setting in For Whom the Bell Tolls?
  2. Title of a William S. Burroughs novel: ——— Lunch
  3. In what play does Willy complain to Linda about their son, Biff?
  4. Who created the character named Holden Caulfield?
  5. What 2009 debut novel is about black Southern maids?
  6. What Herman Melville novella has the same title as an opera?
  7. According to Douglas Adams, what number is “the meaning of life”?
  8. He also wrote under the pseudonyms Jonathan Ryder and Michael Shepherd.
  9. What name did Hugh Hefner originally plan to call Playboy magazine?


  1. Spanish Civil War
  2. Naked
  3. Death of a Salesman
  4. J.D. Salinger
  5. The Help
  6. Billy Budd
  7. The number 42
  8. Robert Ludlum
  9. Stag Party

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