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1. Christopher Marlowe was a great Renaissance writer of tragedies.He introduced 'blank verse' in English. He had a nickname. Can you remember the nickname of Marlowe?
2. Shelley's first publication was entitled 'Original Poetry'. It was published under a pen-name. What was the pen-name that Shelley adopted in his first publication?
3. Shelley's 'Ozymandias' was published in the January issue of 'The Examiner' in 1818. It was published under a pen-name of the author. Can you say the pen-name that Shelley adopted?
4. Charles Dickens was a great novelist. He wrote under a pen-name in the early years of his career. Can you remember the pen-name of Charles Dickens?
5. The novel 'Little Women' made Louisa May Alcott an author of international repute. But, at the beginning of her career she had to adopt a pen-name in order to get her works published. What was that pen-name?
6. O.Henry is a famous name in American literature but it was a pen-name. Can you name the writer whose pen-name ultimately overshadowed his original name?
7. Alice in Wonderland was a famous novel by Lewis Carroll. But, who was Lewis Carroll?
8. '1984' and 'Animal Farm' are famous novels by George Orwell. But, George Orwell was not the real name of the author. It was a pseudonym. Can you name the actual English author?
9. 'Green Eggs and Ham', and 'The Cat in the Hat' are famous children books by famous American author Dr. Seuss, but this was a pseudonym. Who was Dr. Seuss?
10. The writer of 'Harry Potter' series of stories is J. K. Rowling. However, that is not the exact name of the author. Can you tell her exact real name?
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