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1 Candy Is Dandy
Now that the title has drawn you in, welcome to the works of one of America's most unconventional poets - Ogden Nash.
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10 Q
pollucci19
Nov 08 10
351 plays
2 The Time Traveler's Wife
Audrey Niffenegger's debut novel - an impossible tale of the involuntary time traveler Henry DeTamble, and the woman who loves him, Clare Abshire.
Tough
10 Q
ainenei
Nov 18 07
534 plays
3 "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes
This is a quiz about "The Highwayman". Enjoy!
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10 Q
TFD1
Jun 15 09
294 plays
4 Red Dwarf--Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers
You've seen the show, but have read the the novels? How well do you know this book by Grant Naylor? Keep in mind, the books differ from the TV show in some respects.
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10 Q
czolgolz
Apr 14 05
180 plays
5 Apathy and Other Small Victories
Explore the science of indifference in Paul Neilan's first novel, "Apathy and Other Small Victories" where a man named Shane, going through an early mid-life crisis, is accused of murder. Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
kyleisalive
Aug 17 07
111 plays
6 The Novels and Stories of R.K. Narayan
R.K. Narayan was a south Indian writer who wrote novels and short stories in the English language from 1935 until 1993, a writer of beloved stories of Indian life. Take this introductory quiz and you may be tempted to read his books.
Difficult
10 Q
alliefarrell
Jan 11 07
168 plays
7 The Ogden Nash Poetry Petting Zoo
American poet Ogden Nash (1902-1971) wrote many humorous poems in his lifetime, including many about animals. In this quiz, find the animal that is the subject of the poem.
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15 Q
asutbone
Oct 08 03
330 plays
8 Phyllis Nagy's "Trip's Cinch"
This is a quiz on the play "Trip's Cinch", by Phyllis Nagy. The quiz is in reference to the written play, rather than any particular production. Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
rj211
May 14 04
132 plays
9 "Women of Brewster Place" Quiz
This is a quiz on the book "The Women of Brewster Place" by Gloria Naylor. The answers will come from the book, not the movie version.
Average
10 Q
fleurdelamatin
Feb 23 05
180 plays
10 Patrick Ness - 'The Ask and the Answer'
This is a quiz on Patrick Ness' second book in the "Chaos Walking" trilogy, 'The Ask and the Answer'. Contains spoilers.
Average
10 Q
howrserider7
May 17 11
66 plays
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Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:21 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* "Strange as it seems, the smallest mammal / Is the _______ and not the camel." This poem refers to which tiny mammal?
* "The _______ lives across the seas / Among the far Antipodes / He may exist on nuts and berries / Or then again, on missionaries / His distant habitat precludes / Conclusive knowledge of his moods." To which marsupial does this poem refer?
* "The _______ roams the great Sahara / Its mouth is wide, its neck is narra / It has such long and lofty legs / I'm glad it sits to lay its eggs." Which large flightless bird is the subject of this poem?
* "The _______ is harmless / And conspicuously charmless." This poem refers to which aquatic mammal?
* "Behold the _______! We laugh at how he looks to us / And yet in moments dank and grim / I wonder how we look to him." In this poem, Ogden Nash is extolling the virtues of which animal?


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