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Three of These Books Belong Together

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Three of These Books Belong Together game quiz
"Three of these books belong together. Three of these books are kind of the same. Can you guess which one just doesn't belong here? With the sounds of the "Sesame Street" song ringing in your ears, your task is to identify the odd one out in each question"

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1. Three of these novels were written as first person narratives. Which is the odd one out?
    "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
    "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain
    "Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger
    "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens


2. Three of these novels are set in the future (or at least, what would have been the future when they were first published). Which is the odd one out?
    "Nineteen Eighty-Four" by George Orwell
    "Gone With the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell
    "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley
    "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury


3. Three of these novels are set in wartime. Which is the odd one out?
    "A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemingway
    "Schindler's Ark" by Thomas Keneally
    "Catch-22" by Joseph Heller
    "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey


4. Between the 16th and mid-20th centuries the Catholic Church maintained an Index of Prohibited Books. Three of the following books appeared on the Index at one time or another. Which is the odd one out?
    "Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
    "Critique of Pure Reason" by Immanuel Kant
    "Das Kapital" by Karl Marx
    "Les Misérables" by Victor Hugo


5. Three of these popular novels have a female protagonist. Which is the odd one out?
    "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee
    "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoevsky
    "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
    "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle


6. Three of these best sellers were first published in a language other than English. Which is the odd one out?
    "The Name of the Rose" by Umberto Eco
    "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel García Márquez
    "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson
    "Lolita" by Vladimir Nabokov


7. Three of these books were published after their author's death. Which is the odd one out?
    "The Plague" by Albert Camus
    "Persuasion" by Jane Austen
    "The Trial" by Franz Kafka
    "The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank


8. Three of the following were cited by the Swedish Academy when awarding the Nobel Prize for Literature to their authors. Which is the odd one out?
    "The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway
    "The Peasants" by Wladyslaw Reymont
    "The Forsyte Saga" by John Galsworthy
    "No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre


9. Three of these books are part of C.S. Lewis' series about Narnia. Which is the odd one out?
    The Silver Chair
    The Magician's Nephew
    The Dark is Rising
    The Voyage of the Dawn Treader


10. Three of the following are major awards for outstanding literary works. Which is the odd one out?
    Newbery Medal
    Miles Franklin Award
    Fields Medal
    Man Booker Prize


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Compiled Dec 16 12