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Quiz about Authors Initials
Quiz about Authors Initials

Authors' Initials Trivia Quiz


Some authors are generally known by their initials and last name. You are given their full first names. Give their last name. Start with a capital!

A multiple-choice quiz by minch. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
minch
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
8,791
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
4288
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
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Question 1 of 10
1. Thomas Stearns

Answer: (One Word (Surname only))
Question 2 of 10
2. Pelham Grenville

Answer: (One Word (Surname only))
Question 3 of 10
3. Phyllis Dorothy

Answer: (One Word (Surname only))
Question 4 of 10
4. Alan Alexander

Answer: (One Word (Surname only))
Question 5 of 10
5. Elwyn Brooks

Answer: (One Word (Surname only))
Question 6 of 10
6. David Herbert ______, the author of "Lady Chatterley's Lover"

Answer: (One Word (Surname only))
Question 7 of 10
7. Marion Chesney

Answer: (Starts with B (Surname only))
Question 8 of 10
8. Gilbert Keith

Answer: (One Word (Surname only))
Question 9 of 10
9. Herbert George

Answer: (One Word (Surname only))
Question 10 of 10
10. Archibald Joseph

Answer: (One Word (Surname only))

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Thomas Stearns

Answer: Eliot

Author of 'The Waste Land'
2. Pelham Grenville

Answer: Wodehouse

Creator of Jeeves and Wooster.
3. Phyllis Dorothy

Answer: James

One of the current top British mystery writers. Creator of Adam Dalgleish.
4. Alan Alexander

Answer: Milne

Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and company
5. Elwyn Brooks

Answer: White

Who can forget 'Charlotte's Web' and 'Stuart Little'?
6. David Herbert ______, the author of "Lady Chatterley's Lover"

Answer: Lawrence

D.H. Lawrence wrote 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' which was once banned. The trial and acquittal (despite 'Anglo-Saxon four-letter words') of Penguin Books, Ltd., in 1960 for allegedly publishing an obscene book was widely followed with great interest in Britain at the time. Counsel for the prosecution, Mervyn Griffith-Jones, caused considerable mirth when he asked the jury if they would wish their servants to read the book!
7. Marion Chesney

Answer: Beaton

M.C. Beaton is a British author who has become very popular over the past ten years, and is the creator of Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin. There's a TV series about Hamish, but it's not as good as the books!
8. Gilbert Keith

Answer: Chesterton

Creator of Father Brown
9. Herbert George

Answer: Wells

'The War of the Worlds' 'The Invisible Man' etc
10. Archibald Joseph

Answer: Cronin

'The Citadel' 'The Stars Look Down' etc
Source: Author minch

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