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Quiz about Authors Pseudonyms
Quiz about Authors Pseudonyms

Author's Pseudonyms Trivia Quiz

Quite a few authors write under other names. I will list the author's real name and you pick out the pseudonym.

A multiple-choice quiz by mizlentz. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
Dec 03 21
# Qns
Avg Score
4 / 5
Last 3 plays: Coromom (5/5), Guest 174 (5/5), Guest 73 (2/5).
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Question 1 of 5
1. Stephen King Hint

Question 2 of 5
2. Samuel Clemens

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 3 of 5
3. Nora Roberts Hint

Question 4 of 5
4. Evan Hunter Hint

Question 5 of 5
5. Kurt Vonnegut Hint

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Most Recent Scores
Jun 10 2024 : Coromom: 5/5
Jun 04 2024 : Guest 174: 5/5
May 25 2024 : Guest 73: 2/5
May 16 2024 : Guest 96: 1/5
May 04 2024 : Johnmcmanners: 5/5

Score Distribution

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Stephen King

Answer: Richard Bachman

Stephen wrote many of his early books under the Bachman name but 'Thinner' is perhaps the most well known.
2. Samuel Clemens

Answer: Mark Twain

Mark Twain is probably the most famous 'pen name' of all time!
3. Nora Roberts

Answer: J D Robb

Nora Roberts writes romances but under her pen name J D Robb, she writes mysteries that take place in the future.
4. Evan Hunter

Answer: Ed McBain

Ed McBain is the author of the '87th Precinct' mysteries which I happen to love!
5. Kurt Vonnegut

Answer: Kilgore Trout

'Venus on the Half Shell', however, was written by Philip Josť Farmer under the name of Kilgore Trout.
Source: Author mizlentz

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