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If you're looking for quizzes on books written by an author whose surname begins with P, and you don't see their name listed on its own, look in here!
49 quizzes and 605 trivia questions.
1.
The Shipping News
  The Shipping News   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
'The Shipping News' by E. Annie Proulx is set in the province of Newfoundland, and tells the story of Quoyle, a downtrodden journalist who moves there with his aunt and children. To spice up the quiz a bit, I've added some photos.
Tough, 10 Qns, Kankurette, Nov 17 23
Tough
Kankurette gold member
Nov 17 23
70 plays
2.
  The Lyrical Wonder of "The Shipping News"   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The "Shipping" News" (1993) is a haunting, wonderful novel by Annie Proulx. Capturing its essence in a few quiz questions is almost impossible but here goes:-
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Sep 30 13
Average
1nn1 gold member
1754 plays
3.
  Candy Is Dandy But Liquor's Quicker   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Dorothy Parker was one of the wittiest women of literature. Take the quiz and read the 'interesting information' for quotes and laughs. The title is from Ogden Nash but the personification is Dorothy Parker.
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Sep 27 18
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Rehaberpro
Sep 27 18
798 plays
4.
  Nightmare Abbey    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Let us all be unhappy together." Thomas Love Peacock's "Nightmare Abbey" follows the story of Scythrop Glowry, a party of melancholy individuals, and a gothic-inspired abbey in this Romantic-era satire from 1818.
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Jul 18 12
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kyleisalive editor
150 plays
5.
  A Child Called It    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Written by Dave Pelzer, this is his autobiography about him being a victim in one of the worst child abuse cases in California history. Note: You may need some outside info for some of the questions.
Average, 10 Qns, Disney Villain, Nov 19 16
Average
Disney Villain
973 plays
6.
  "Coming Home" by Rosamunde Pilcher    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This will test your knowledge of the book "Coming Home", one of Rosamunde Pilcher's best known stories. (This quiz will deal only with the first half of the book.)CONTAINS SPOILERS.
Average, 20 Qns, aislina, Feb 19 09
Average
aislina
222 plays
7.
  "Wings" by Aprilynne Pike    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about the book "Wings". Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, zebra101, Oct 02 09
Average
zebra101
183 plays
8.
  Time To Pay H. Beam Piper    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
H. Beam Piper committed suicide thinking that he was a failure as a science fiction writer. A few years later, his books become some of the most widely read among the genre.
Average, 10 Qns, moondog83013, Jun 16 09
Average
moondog83013
195 plays
9.
  Novels by Sharon Kay Penman   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In my opinion, Sharon Kay Penman is one of the finest modern writers of historical fiction. She combines extensive research, excellent characterization and fine writing to bring people and historical eras to life. Enjoy the quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, woboogie, Mar 27 08
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woboogie
204 plays
10.
  Life As We Knew It    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A book about the world ending by Susan Beth Pfeffer.
Average, 10 Qns, shilo_moons, May 19 10
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shilo_moons
197 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What camp do April and Wil go to?

From Quiz "Huge"




11.
  A Shore Thing    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Written by world-famous "Jersey Shore" 'guidette', Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, "A Shore Thing" highlights a captivating summer had by two cousins looking for love at Seaside Heights. It's a non-stop, well-written thrill ride! (I'm being sarcastic.)
Difficult, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Apr 12 11
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kyleisalive editor
247 plays
12.
  The Watchmaker of Filigree Street    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
'The Watchmaker of Filigree Street' is a wonderful and magical first novel by Natasha Pulley.
Average, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Aug 10 17
Average
AcrylicInk gold member
Aug 10 17
181 plays
13.
  Amistad    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is based on the book 'Amistad' by Alexs Pate. Hope you enjoy this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, DakotaNorth, Mar 16 10
Average
DakotaNorth gold member
288 plays
14.
  Here Be Dragons   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Sharon Penman's novel tells the story of Joanna, illegitimate daughter of King John, married at fourteen to the rebel Prince Llewellyn of Wales.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Sep 18 08
Difficult
Rowena8482 gold member
233 plays
15.
  The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
How much do you know about Howard Pyle's classic?
Difficult, 25 Qns, ubermom, Jan 26 04
Difficult
ubermom
394 plays
16.
  Nobody Was Here    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on the young adult book "Nobody was Here", by Alison Pollet. This is an amazing book and I hope you like my quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, caligirl21, Oct 28 08
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caligirl21
157 plays
17.
  I, Partridge - We Need To Talk About Alan    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz based on the highlights of Alan Partridge's "autobiography." The audiobook read in character by Steve Coogan is an absolute pleasure.
Average, 10 Qns, garymeadows, Nov 30 18
Average
garymeadows
Nov 30 18
94 plays
18.
  "East" by Edith Pattou: Smaller Details    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on "East", a YA fantasy novel by Edith Pattou. There is already another quiz here overviewing the major plot points, so my own is dedicated to the smaller details of Pattou's wonderful story.
Tough, 10 Qns, AutumnLleaves, Nov 02 20
Tough
AutumnLleaves
Nov 02 20
72 plays
19.
  A Traditional Epic Reimagined    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
How well do you know Lisa Papademetriou's novel "The Wizard, the Witch, and Two Girls from Jersey"?
Tough, 25 Qns, 186FleetStreet, May 04 11
Tough
186FleetStreet
132 plays
20.
  Susan Elizabeth Phillips    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Are you a fan of Susan Elizabeth Phillips? Let's see how well you know her books.
Average, 10 Qns, munchkin1989, Mar 18 08
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munchkin1989
195 plays
21.
  Susan Elizabeth Phillips - Various Books    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Questions about various books of Susan Elizabeth Phillips. She is one of my favorites!
Average, 10 Qns, carboncat, Aug 14 12
Average
carboncat
116 plays
22.
  Michael Palin's "Full Circle" - Part One    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Michael Palin has written a series of books based on the epic journeys that he has made. This quiz is about my favourite book and series, "Full Circle", where he tours around the Pacific Rim. How well do you know this book and TV series? Let's see!
Average, 15 Qns, adeej, Jan 06 06
Average
adeej gold member
199 plays
23.
  The Dive From Clausen's Pier    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about this amazing novel by Ann Packer.
Tough, 10 Qns, tserrof84, Dec 14 08
Tough
tserrof84
133 plays
24.
  Firebringer Trilogy    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Possible the only quiz on this site for Meredith Ann Pierce's 'Firebringer Trilogy!' You may not get this if you haven't read the books. But if you do take this quiz, you'll probably learn something about it. Enjoy!
Average, 20 Qns, Kashoku, Feb 23 06
Average
Kashoku
211 plays
25.
  John Powers    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
John Powers wrote many fine books, but his finest in my opinion is "The Unoriginal Sinner and the Ice-Cream God". What do you know about this book and its hero, Tim Conroy?
Average, 20 Qns, Charvo999, May 15 06
Average
Charvo999
185 plays
26.
  My Life at Rose Red    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a story by Ridley Pearson under the pseudonym Joyce Reardon. It follows the life of Ellen Rimbauer, the woman who lives in the fictional mansion Rose Red. See if you know her life as much as I do! Good luck. SPOILERS
Tough, 10 Qns, Dead Man Inc, Jul 26 08
Tough
Dead Man Inc
184 plays
27.
  Gates of Fire    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz should be fairly easy as long as you have read Steven Pressfield's "Gates of Fire".
Average, 10 Qns, zdoodle, Nov 14 05
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zdoodle
217 plays
28.
  Degree of Guilt    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
When rereading Richard North Patterson's "Degree of Guilt" I thought I would try a quiz on it and found none - so here is my first quiz for other Richard North Patterson fans.
Average, 10 Qns, Sarenna, May 02 09
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Sarenna
162 plays
29.
  A Bad Year For Tomatoes    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a quiz on the two-act comedy by John Patrick, "A Bad Year For Tomatoes".
Average, 10 Qns, Morrigan716, Mar 22 10
Average
Morrigan716 gold member
222 plays
30.
  Ezra Pound's Poetry    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A little quiz about a little Ezra Pound. Anaxiformingoes!
Tough, 10 Qns, Cait_The_Curst, Jul 12 03
Tough
Cait_The_Curst
372 plays
31.
  "Gormenghast" And Beyond!    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
A quiz on the writings of "Gormenghast" author Mervyn Peake.
Tough, 15 Qns, bleedingwhiterose, Jul 13 03
Tough
bleedingwhiterose
222 plays
32.
  The Year Without Michael    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on the book "The Year Without Michael" by Susan Beth Pfeffer.
Tough, 10 Qns, Jacifan, Jan 05 17
Tough
Jacifan
156 plays
33.
  After    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on "After", a book by Francine Prose. It's a really good book, so have a blast, folks.
Average, 10 Qns, shirley07, Apr 27 07
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shirley07
168 plays
34.
  The Many Loves of Grazia dei Rossi    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In Jaqueline Park's "The Secret Book of Grazia dei Rossi", Grazia is involved with three different men. How much do you know about them? WARNING: Contains spoilers.
Average, 10 Qns, giraffeluver3, Jun 10 06
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giraffeluver3
127 plays
35.
  Diana Palmer    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about Diana Palmer's book "Long, Tall, Texans". It consists of the three stories, Calhoun, Justin, and Tyler.
Average, 10 Qns, myml07, May 15 06
Average
myml07
259 plays
36.
  "A Dance of Sisters," by Tracey Porter    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
A long quiz on this fascinating and well-written book, which is about a young ballet student, Delia Ferri, who fights first for her ballet roles and then against anorexia.
Tough, 25 Qns, SilverNaiad, Oct 20 10
Tough
SilverNaiad
148 plays
37.
  The Last Catholic In America    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
If you ever had a parochial education, the 'Last Catholic' books are the funniest and most insightful books ever written about growing up Catholic.
Difficult, 15 Qns, Oddball, Mar 14 10
Difficult
Oddball
381 plays
38.
  Alison Pearson and Kate Reddy    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about the book 'I Don't Know How She Does It' by Alison Pearson. Kate Reddy is a stockbroker with two children and the main character in this book. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, zoe_and_kez, Jul 22 06
Tough
zoe_and_kez
189 plays
39.
  "The Stars"    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
I love Susan Elizabeth Phillips. Here is a quiz about the beloved Stars. Let's see how well you know them!
Average, 20 Qns, toukie, Aug 03 04
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toukie
201 plays
40.
  Huge    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This book is by Sasha Paley. It is about two girls at Fat Camp, one poor, who wants to be there, and the other rich, wishing she could be anywhere else.
Average, 10 Qns, BSPPKT, Dec 05 08
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BSPPKT
141 plays
41.
  "Blue Remembered Hills"    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
This fun quiz is based on the original play version of "Blue Remembered Hills" by Dennis Potter. Questions and answers do not necessarily correspond with the film version. Hope you like it. It's a lovely play!
Average, 25 Qns, lulublue24, Feb 26 06
Average
lulublue24
216 plays
42.
  T. R. Pearson's "Off for the Sweet Hereafter"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Enjoy this quiz on the second book of Pearson's "Neeley" trilogy.
Average, 10 Qns, ubermom, Jul 24 05
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ubermom
129 plays
43.
  East    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is all about the book "East". I read this book and loved it and I hope you have too. I hope you have fun playing this quiz. This book is written by Edith Pattou.
Tough, 10 Qns, srpolb3, Oct 08 08
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srpolb3
177 plays
44.
  "Strays Like Us"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Written by Richard Peck, "Strays Like Us" tells the story of a boy and girl who move to a new town and have to start over at a new school while struggling with their parents' problems.
Average, 10 Qns, brumo, Jan 05 05
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brumo
132 plays
45.
  Richard Peck's "Those Summer Girls I Never Met"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
During the summer of Drew's sixteenth birthday, his grandmother takes him on a cruise. This quiz is about the events that happened on that cruise.
Tough, 10 Qns, brumo, Jan 12 05
Tough
brumo
129 plays
46.
  The Diadem    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hey, this is my first quiz and it will deal with John Peel's "Diadem: Worlds of Magic" series number one, "Book of Names". Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, firefox444, Aug 26 08
Average
firefox444
156 plays
47.
  Ghost Rider    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about the book written about Neil Peart's motorcycle odyssey that inspired the song "Ghost Rider" on "Vapor Trails".
Difficult, 10 Qns, yyz2112, May 01 05
Difficult
yyz2112
258 plays
48.
  "The Body of Christopher Creed" by Carol Plum-Ucci    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This book by Carol Plum-Ucci is awesome! If you've read it already, have fun! If you're in the middle, there might be some spoilers, and if you haven't read one page of it, have fun guessing!
Average, 10 Qns, nickel14, Feb 19 19
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nickel14
Feb 19 19
171 plays
49.
  "You Are Not Your Own" by Jason Perry    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about my favorite book ever. Hope you enjoy it.
Tough, 10 Qns, Christiansingerinlove, Aug 02 03
Tough
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162 plays

Authors L-P: 'P' Trivia Questions

1. Where is Rose born?

From Quiz
"East" by Edith Pattou: Smaller Details

Answer: In a forest

Rose is born prematurely when her parents are out in a forest gathering herbs. This is the reason her mother, in her shock and confusion, unwittingly faces north instead of east while giving birth.

2. Chelsea are about to win the 1st division, "Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley blasts from the radio, quietly," and Alan Partridge is being born! A passing nurse mutters that who is about to become Prime Minister?

From Quiz I, Partridge - We Need To Talk About Alan

Answer: Anthony Eden

"'Looks like Anthony Eden's about to be named Prime Minister,' mutters a nurse as she strolls past the door. 'And Chelsea are about to win the First Division title!' replies an orderly, almost certainly not educated enough to follow politics." Alan often ascribes dialogue or inner thoughts to others.

3. The story opened in Thaniel's workplace in London. Where did he work in the beginning?

From Quiz The Watchmaker of Filigree Street

Answer: In the Home Office telegraphy department as a telegraphist

Thaniel sent and recieved telegraphs on behalf of the Home Office. That was until Fanshaw recruited him for the Foreign Office instead. His reasoning was that Thaniel knew Japanese, even though he barely understood any of the language at the time. Thaniel learned to speak Japanese while he lived with Mori in Filigree Street.

4. Edna Ann Proulx had published one novel, one book of short stories and three non-fiction books before "The Shipping News" was released in 1993. What nationality is she?

From Quiz The Lyrical Wonder of "The Shipping News"

Answer: American

Edna Ann Proulx is an American citizen, born in Connecticut USA of ancestors of English and French-Canadian descent. She lived in Vermont for 30 years earning a B.A. in history from University of Vermont and an M.A. from Montreal. "The Shipping News" was her second novel ("Postcards" was published in 1992). She previously wrote a collection of short stories in 1988 and three non-fiction books. This dual nationality role is reflected in the book which starts in Upstate New York and ends in Newfoundland.

5. In "Nobody's Baby But Mine", how old was Dr. Jane Darlington when she started college?

From Quiz Susan Elizabeth Phillips - Various Books

Answer: 14

She didn't spend very much time in High School because she started college at age 14. She missed out on dates and proms and fun high school girl activities.

6. What was Dorothy Parker's name at birth?

From Quiz Candy Is Dandy But Liquor's Quicker

Answer: Dorothy Rothschild

Parker was born in New Jersey to a Jewish father and a Scottish-descended mother at their summer home. Friends called her Dot or Dottie. She was quickly brought back to New York City so she could always claim to be a 'New Yorker'. She was educated in primarily Catholic schools. Her mother died when she was five and her relationship with her step-mother and father deteriorated. She was expelled from school for referring to the virgin birth of Jesus as "spontaneous combustion". Her formal education was curtailed at thirteen. Parker did not have any children but did have an abortion. Commenting on the event she said "It serves me right for putting all my eggs in one bastard." Parker's advice to parents was, "The best way to keep children at home is to make the home a pleasant atmosphere and let the air out of the tires."

7. What job did Veronica's father have before he died?

From Quiz A Traditional Epic Reimagined

Answer: Police officer

Mr. Lopez was killed on duty. He was the one that introduced his daughter, Veronica, to Fabiella Banks' book, "The Queen of Twilight".

8. Who went with Miranda, Jonny, and her mother to the supermarket?

From Quiz Life As We Knew It

Answer: Mrs. Nesbitt

Somebody tried to steal her cart and she rammed him with it. Another man asked Miranda's mother to help him get baby supplies for his unborn child. His wife was too pregnant to help him.

9. In this book, Lucas Trask sells his Barony of Traskon for enough credits to get a spaceship built so that he may go hunting the man who killed his wife. What book is it?

From Quiz Time To Pay H. Beam Piper

Answer: Space Viking

In the beginning of the book, Lucas Trask is to get married to his one true love and his wedding is interrupted by Andray Dunnan who is apparently unbalanced. Andray Dunnan shoots up the wedding including the bride to be and the groom. The bride dies but Lucas Trask lives and gives up all he owns to purchase a spaceship to chase Andray Dunnan down. In a game of hide and seek Lucas Trask restores some semblance of civilization on older planets. It was the first book I read by H. Beam Piper at the age of 13 and I became a fan of his for the rest of my life. I am now 50 and still read his books now and again!

10. Mary Carelli and Christopher Paget first entered the public eye some years before the time of this novel. What famous trials were they involved in?

From Quiz Degree of Guilt

Answer: Lasko

The Lasko trials are mentioned throughout the book. Jack Woods was also part of the Lasko trials as a corrupt official and Mary's boss.

11. What year was "The Dive From Clausen's Pier" released?

From Quiz The Dive From Clausen's Pier

Answer: 2002

Originally released in hardback form in the year 2002, by Vintage Publishing, a division of Random House, Inc. The book was a national bestseller, and was named one of the best books of the year by "Entertainment Weekly", "Newsday", "The San Francisco Chronicle", and the "San Jose Mercury News". It was also the winner of the 2002 Great Lakes Book Award and the 2003 Kate Chopin Award, and was named a "New York Times" Notable Book.

12. What camp do April and Wil go to?

From Quiz Huge

Answer: Wellness Canyon

The camp that Wil and April go to is a fat camp called Wellness Canyon. Wil is forced to - her parents are the owners of a gym and they think they'll get bad press if the media finds out their daughter is fat. However, April is tired of being fat, she is mad at her mom for feeding her all these unhealthy foods, so she saves up her money (she is poor, unlike Wil) and is determined to get fit.

13. In what year does the story take place?

From Quiz Nobody Was Here

Answer: 1981

The first sentence on the back cover of "Nobody was Here: Seventh Grade in the life of Me, Penelope" is: "It is 1981, and Penelope Schwartzbaum is adrift." Penelope is a seventh grader trying to find where she belongs. Unfortunately, fitting in at middle school is tougher than it looks, especially at the New York private school she attends. There, everyone is obsessed with colleges and the teachers are extremely strict.

14. What direction did Eugenia not want her children to be born from?

From Quiz East

Answer: North

In this book it is said that children born in the North are very rowdy and dangerous.

15. What day was the very first that Ellen wrote in her diary?

From Quiz My Life at Rose Red

Answer: April 17, 1907

In her first pages in the diary, she expresses her feelings for John Rimbauer, the owner of a big oil company. She explains that although people think of him as bad on the outside, she loves him for what's inside.

16. Who was Joanna's mother?

From Quiz Here Be Dragons

Answer: Clemence D'Arcy

Clemence was high-born and her family cast her out in shame when they found out she was expecting an illegitimate child by the then Prince John. When Clemence's father died she gave up any hope of a reconciliation and killed herself shortly after her 21st birthday, when Joanna was just five years old.

17. In which of Susan Elizabeth Phillips' books do we have a pixie matchmaker and a multi-millionaire sports agent who goes by the nick name "the python"?

From Quiz Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Answer: Match Me if You Can

Annabel Granger and Heath Champion are the two main character's of "Match Me if You Can".

18. Penman's first book paints a rare, more sympathetic picture of the Duke of Gloucester (later Richard III) and covers the period of English history known as "The Wars of the Roses". What is the name of the book?

From Quiz Novels by Sharon Kay Penman

Answer: The Sunne in Splendour

The title "The Sunne in Splendour" (1982) is a reference to the heraldic blazing sun emblem used by the first king of the House of York Edward IV (r. 1461-1483, although briefly deposed 1470-71). Richard's emblem was the boar's head. The Wars of the Roses lasted from 1455 to 1485, when Richard was defeated at Bosworth Field by Henry Tudor.

19. What nickname did Tom's dad call him, that he hated?

From Quiz After

Answer: Tomster

He didn't like to be called "Tomster" because his mom called him that, and she died.

20. Who abused Dave when he was a child?

From Quiz A Child Called It

Answer: His mother

He was probably around six when she started abusing him. Before that, she was a wonderful woman who cared for her family.

21. What Greek goddess was Pearl dressed up as when she was ten?

From Quiz "A Dance of Sisters," by Tracey Porter

Answer: Persephone

This was for Pearl's class play about the Greek gods and goddesses. Pearl wore a white costume, and with her blond hair in the sun, she looked spun from gold.

22. What is the name of the island where Michael Palin started this epic "Full Circle" journey?

From Quiz Michael Palin's "Full Circle" - Part One

Answer: Little Diomede Island

Little Diomede Island is one of the most isolated places on the planet. It is also one of the last places in the world to see the new day as it is just to the east of the International Date Line. Across the Bering Strait, you can see Big Diomede Island, controlled by Russia where the time is 24 hours later!

23. When Xeones had his near death experience at Thermopylae, which god appeared to him?

From Quiz Gates of Fire

Answer: Apollo

One of the first things which Xeones tells Xerxes and his comrades is about this near death experience, in which Apollo, the Archer, appears to him. Apollo also appears to Xeones when he is in the mountain wilderness with Bruxieus and Diomache.

24. On what date in 1998 did Neil set out on his journey?

From Quiz Ghost Rider

Answer: August 20

May 24 is the date of a holiday mentioned in "Lakeside Park" ("Caress of Steel"), August 10 is the date his daughter Selina was killed in a car accident and September 8 is the date Rush started their R30 UK tour.

25. When the book starts, where is Torey?

From Quiz "The Body of Christopher Creed" by Carol Plum-Ucci

Answer: Boarding school

The book starts out with Torey at a boarding school, and slips into the story of his search for Chris Creed in his old hometown, Steepleton, which happened before he came to boarding school. Although he WAS in the mental hospital at one point in the story, he hasn't passed away by the end of the story.

26. The book starts with a sentence over a page long, which recounts the history of what resident and her family?

From Quiz T. R. Pearson's "Off for the Sweet Hereafter"

Answer: The bald Jeeter

The narrator tells us that the primary events take place "the summer we lost the bald Jeeter," then goes on to recount her geneology and how she married Braxton Porter Throckmorton III and eventually succumbed.

27. Who is Drew's best friend?

From Quiz Richard Peck's "Those Summer Girls I Never Met"

Answer: Bates

Bates and Drew share the same birthday. Before Drew went on the cruise, the boys had planned to get their driver's licenses together.

28. What is Molly's mother's name?

From Quiz "Strays Like Us"

Answer: Debbie

At the beginning of the story, Molly is left at her Aunt Fay's house while her mother is in the hospital.

29. Judith's household was all female at the beginning of the book, as her father's job required that he live far away from his family in Cornwall. Where was Mr. Dunbar living?

From Quiz "Coming Home" by Rosamunde Pilcher

Answer: Singapore

His family had returned to England from Singapore when little Jess was born. Many British businessmen lived apart from their families during this time period. Singapore remained a colony of Britain until 1855.

30. Who are the people who fell in love in the first book of the series, "It Had To Be You"?

From Quiz "The Stars"

Answer: Phoebe & Dan

Dan wanted to marry a preschool teacher. Phoebe wanted to go back to New York. Their attraction to one another was too strong!

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