Trivia Quiz - American Literature

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1) What's the title of J. D. Salinger's most famous novel?
The Winter of Our Discontent
The Lord of the Flies
Franny and Zooey
The Catcher in the Rye
2) Who of the following is NOT remembered as a great American poet?
Walt Whitman
Emily Dickinson
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Willa Cather
3) What was Mark Twain's real name?
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Mark Twain
Samuel Clemens
Richard Bachman
4) What is the name of the family in John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath?
The Joads
The Bradys
The Rochesters
The Hermanns
5) Who is the author of As I Lay Dying?
Truman Capote
John Steinbeck
Mark Twain
William Faulkner
6) Who wrote The Color Purple?
Toni Morrison
Alice Walker
Willa Cather
Raymond Carver
7) In which state is F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby set?
New York
8) What famous beat generation writer wrote On the Road?
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Jack Kerouac
Allen Ginsberg
Diane di Palma

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