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Literate: You read the books assigned in class, and even some on your own. Or, at the very least, you read dust jackets so you can appear intelligent at parties. Go you!

Correct Answers:

"Where's Papa going with that ax?" said Fern to her mother as they were setting the table for breakfast.

Answer: Charlotte's Web

All children, except one, grow up.

Answer: Peter Pan

As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed into a giant insect.

Answer: The Metamorphosis

Call me Jonah.

Answer: Cat's Cradle

In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since.

Answer: The Great Gatsby

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

Answer: Pride and Prejudice

It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.

Answer: 1984

It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn't know what I was doing in New York.

Answer: The Bell Jar

Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of sails, and was at rest.

Answer: Heart of Darkness

No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own...

Answer: The War of the Worlds

The boy with fair hair lowered himself down the last few feet of rock and began to pick his way towards the lagoon.

Answer: Lord of the Flies

The great fish moved silently through the night water, propelled by short sweeps of its crescent tail.

Answer: Jaws

There were 117 psychoanalysts on the Pan Am flight to Vienna and I'd been treated by at least six of them.

Answer: Fear of Flying

Time is not a line but a dimension, like the dimensions of space.

Answer: Cat's Eye


Answer: George Orwell

Catcher in the Rye

Answer: J.D. Salinger


Answer: L. Ron Hubbard

Fahrenheit 451

Answer: Ray Bradbury

Fear of Flying

Answer: Erica Jong

Les Miserables

Answer: Victor Hugo

Lord of the Flies

Answer: William Golding

Lord of the Rings

Answer: J.R.R. Tolkien

Slaughterhouse Fiver

Answer: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Tarzan of the Apes

Answer: Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Awakening

Answer: Kate Chopin

The Bell Jar

Answer: Sylvia Plath

The Brothers Karamazov

Answer: Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Chronicles of Narnia

Answer: C.S. Lewis

The Sun Also Rises

Answer: Ernest Hemingway

To Kill a Mockingbird

Answer: Harper Lee


Answer: Henry David Thoreau

War and Peace

Answer: Leo Tolstoy

War and Remembrance

Answer: Herman Wouk

A bunch of college kids get hooked on a card game, discover the possibility of protest ... and confront their own collective heart of darkness, where laughter may be no more than the thinly disguised cry of the beast.

Answer: Hearts in Atlantis

A wonderful new store has opened in the little town of Castle Rock, Maine. Whatever your heart's secret desire -- sexual pleasure, wealth, power or even more precious things -- it's for sale.

Answer: Needful Things

Folks on Little Tall Island have been waiting 30 years to find out just what happened on the eerie dark day her husband, Joe, died -- the day of the total eclipse.

Answer: Dolores Claiborne

It's a summer afternoon in Wentworth, Ohio, and on Poplar Street everything's normal. But a red van is idling just up the hill. Soon it will begin to roll, and the killing will begin. A quiet slice of American suburbia is about to turn to toast.

Answer: The Regulators

Nevada is mostly a long stretch of desert you cross on the way to somewhere else. With someone else, if you're lucky ... because it's a scary place. Headed down Route 50 in the brutal summer heat are people who are never going to reach their destinations.

Answer: Desperation

Past midnight, something happens to time. It bends, stretches, turns back, or snaps, and sometimes reality snaps with it. What happens when the window between reality and unreality shatters, and the glass begins to fly?

Answer: Four Past Midnight

Roused by a single drop of blood on the bedsheet, Rosie Daniels wakes from fourteen years of a nightmare marriage and suddenly takes flight.

Answer: Rose Madder

The world had teeth and it could bite you with them any time it wanted. Trisha McFarland discovered this when she was 9 years old. She was trying not to think that sometimes when people got lost in the woods they got seriously hurt. Sometimes they died.

Answer: The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll

Answer: Mrs. McCave

Dr. Seuss

Answer: The Walrus

Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott

Answer: Sue

The Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, by A.A. Milne

Answer: Gopher

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    They scored 68% on Trivial, higher than 37% of your peers.

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