UK Authors Trivia Questions & Answers

1.Time for a Tiger, 1985, The Pianoplayers and A Clockwork Orange are novels by?

2.Richard Adams heroic fantasy Watership Down is about a group of? [R------]

3.In 1956 Science Fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke emigrated to?

4.Homage to Catalonia is a personal account of the Spanish Civil War by [G----- O-----]

5.A Whole New World, Pushed to the Limit and You Only Live Once are all books by? [J-----]

6.I was born in 1864. I worked in India and South Africa, writing tales celebrating British imperialism. My short stories include The Man Who Would Be King, my most famous poem is "If.." Who am I?

7.Samuel Beckett, Winston Churchill, W. B. Yeats and T. S. Eliot have all?

8.Name the influential literary prize given each year for the best original full-length novel written in English by a Commonwealth, Irish or Zimbabwean writer. [--- ------ P----]

9.I was born in 1906 in Dublin. I am a bleak avant-garde writer. My theatre works include Eleutheria and Endgame. My novels include Murphy and Molloy. [------ -------]

10.Complete these authors names... G-----ey C---cer John M----n Jonathan S---- ------ Burns

11.In 2009 Hilary Mantel won much acclaim for her novel describing the machinations or Henry VIIIs court in the period 1500 to 1535. The book was [W--- H---]

12.Life of Pi by Yann Martel published in 2001 tells the story of a young boy stranded on a lifeboat with a?

13.In 2000 Margaret Atwood published her tenth novel The Blind Assassin. True or False?

14.In 1997 Arundhati Roy won much acclaim with her novel The God of [S---- T-----]

15.Who wrote the book 'Fever Pitch'?

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