Literature questions This is a list of recently added questions about literature. Play literature quiz and see all the questions. How many lines does a limerick have?5. A limerick is a form of verse, often humorous and sometimes obscene, in five lines. It has a strict rhyme scheme of AABBA; the first, second and fifth line rhyme, while the third and fourth lines are shorter and share a different rhyme.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 35% 331244235523667poetry riddles » Who wrote the set of biographies known as The Twelve Caesars?Suetonius. De vita Caesarum, commonly known as The Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire. It was considered very significant in antiquity and remains a primary source on Roman history. The book discusses the significant and critical period of the Principate from the end of the Republic to the reign of Domitian.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 28% TacitusTacitus23SuetoniusSuetonius26Titus LiviusTitus Livius26Pliny the ElderPliny the Elder17ancient Rome riddles » Who wrote the novels such as Deal Breaker, Drop Shot, Fade Away and Gone For Good? Harlan Coben is an American writer of mystery novels and thrillers. The plots of his novels often involve the resurfacing of unresolved or misinterpreted events in the past, murders, or fatal accidents and have multiple twists. He is the first writer to have received all three of the most prestigious awards in the world of mystery writers: Edgar, Shamus, and an Anthony Award.Created by: Ninjaihard 43% Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly30Harlan CobenHarlan Coben90Tom ClancyTom Clancy49John GrishamJohn Grisham36books riddles » Which of these novels (in part) was written in prison ?Don Quixote - Miguel de Cervantes. Don Quixote, by Miguel de Cervantes Cervantes was jailed two or three times, and he claims in his prologue to Don Quixote that his great mock-romance was "begotten in a prison". Confined to a cell, the author's imagination wanders with his crack-brained knight over the dusty roads of Spain. Created by: Tschukahard 43% Crime and punishment - Fyodor DostoyevskyCrime and punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky68Don Quixote - Miguel de CervantesDon Quixote - Miguel de Cervantes195Count of Monte Christo - Alexander DumasCount of Monte Christo - Alexander Dumas1181984 - George Orwell1984 - George Orwell70writers riddles » Which of these books is considered the first prose pornography in the history of literature ? Fanny Hill - John Cleland. Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure;" Fanny Hill", is an erotic novel by English novelist John Cleland first published in London in 1748. Written while the author was in debtors' prison in London, it is considered "the first original English prose pornography, and the first pornography to use the form of the novel". It is one of the most prosecuted and banned books in history. Created by: Tschukahard 43% The 120 Days of Sodom - Marquis de SadeThe 120 Days of Sodom - Marquis de Sade99Lolita - Vladimir NabokovaLolita - Vladimir Nabokova75Fanny Hill - John ClelandFanny Hill - John Cleland177Venus in Furs - Leopold von Sacher-MasochVenus in Furs - Leopold von Sacher-Masoch55trivia riddles » Where Dante's remains lie?In Ravenna. Dante was exiled from Florence due to his political views and activities. After years of wandering through Italy, he died in Ravenna in 1321. Florence made repeated requests for the return of his remains but Ravenna refused. The tomb built for him in 1829 in the Basilica of Santa Croce has been empty ever since.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 27% in Florencein Florence320in Milanin Milan131in Romein Rome77in Ravennain Ravenna197history riddles » What number is the pattern for the construction of Dante Alighieri's song "Divine Comedy"?3. The Divine Comedy is composed of 14,233 lines that are divided into three canticas – Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Paradise) – each consisting of 33 cantos . The number "three" is prominent in the work, represented in part by the number of canticas and their lengths. Additionally, the verse scheme used, terza rima, is hendecasyllabic with the lines composing tercets according to the rhyme scheme aba, bcb, cdc, ded, Created by: Tschukavery hard 23% 99565334657780355105numbers riddles » Whose quotations are contained in the famous "Little Red Book"?Mao Tse-Tung. In 1966, all regions across China were ordered to build hundreds of new printing houses to publish the "Quotations of Chairman Mao Tse-Tung". The most popular versions were printed in small sizes that could be easily carried and were bound in bright red covers, becoming commonly known in the West as the Little Red Book. The book was printed in about 1 billion copies, which makes its second only to the Holy Bible.Created by: Tschukahard 54% Kim Il-SungKim Il-Sung570Pol PotPol Pot470Mao Tse-TungMao Tse-Tung2984LeninLenin1498communism riddles » Who is the author of the shortest horror story?Fredric Brown. He is known for his use of humor and for his mastery of the "short short" form stories of 1 to 3 pages, often with ingenious plotting devices and surprise endings. His short story called "Knock" has only two sentences: "The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door..."Created by: Ninjaivery hard 18% Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe470Stephen KingStephen King322Fredric BrownFredric Brown205Bram StokerBram Stoker122surnames riddles » Which writer is known for his friendship with Fidel Castro?Gabriel García Márquez. Castro and Márquez were friends for many years. In fact he was his messenger and used to deliver messages from Castro to Bill Clinton. He didn't broke contacts with Castro even after he started his brutal political persecution. Márquez used his influences to help some the persecuted people to get out of Cuba.Created by: Ninjaihard 53% Gabriel García MárquezGabriel García Márquez3190Günter GrassGünter Grass676Pablo NerudaPablo Neruda1258Aleksandr SolzhenitsynAleksandr Solzhenitsyn884politicians riddles » Play literature quiz and see all the questions.