The answers to the third round in the Friday book quiz from the Library Resource Management Team are below.
1. From which language is the novel “The Elegance of the Hedgehog” translated?
2. With which title did Salman Rushdie win the Booker prize?
a) Moor’s Last Sigh
b) Satanic verses
c) Midnight’s Children
3. In what publication was Wilkie Collins’ novel “The Woman in White” first serialised?
a) All the Year Round
b) Bentley’s Miscellany
c) Household Words
4. What is the profession of C.J. Sansom’s character Shardlake?
5. Olive Kitteridge is married to a
c) Piano player
6. Complete the title of Sue Black’s book “All that remains”
a) A life in death
b) Life after death
c) Death is not the end
7. What is the name of the Labrador in Kate Atkinson’s novel “Big Sky”
8. Who features in “Elizabeth is Missing”?
9. In “His Bloody Project” by Graeme Macrae Burnet from what village is Roderick Macrae?
10. In which novel by Jane Austen does the following quote appear?
“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid”.
b) Northanger Abbey
c) Sense and Sensibility
On Friday’s blog, we set the questions to the first round of ten questions in the Library Resource Management Team’s book quiz.
The answers are revealed below.
1. Which of the following is a book by David Peace, author of “The damned united”?
a) Patient X
b) Ground zero
c) Guinea pig
2. “The house by the loch” is a title by which Scottish personality?
a) Sarah Smith
b) Kirsty Wark
c) Chris Hoy
4. What is the missing word from the title of this Doug Johnstone book, “A dark”?
5. According to Oyinkan Braithewaite who is a serial killer?
a) My brother
b) My sister
c) My mother
6. What colour of coat does the man have in the recent title by Julian Barnes?
7. According to Manda Scott, what do you call a group of spies?
a) A cloak of spies
b) A treachery of spies
c) A zone of spies
8. From which Scandinavian country does Thomas Erikson, the author of “surrounded by idiots”, come from?
9. Which Adrian Tchaikovsky novel is described here: “Beneath its baneful light, Shadrapar, last of all cities, harbours fewer than 100,000 human souls. Built on the ruins of countless civilisations, Shadrapar is a museum, an asylum, a prison on a world that is ever more alien to humanity. Bearing witness to the desperate struggle for existence between life old and new is Stefan Advani: rebel, outlaw, survivor”?
a) Cage of souls
b) Children of ruin
c) Walking to Aldebaran
10. Jean McConville is the subject of which book by Patrick Keefe?
a) Do nothing
b) Say nothing
c) Hear nothing
How many did you get?