10 most difficult writers riddles A list of writers related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Literature quiz 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..."very hard 18% Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe41%Stephen KingStephen King28%Fredric BrownFredric Brown18%Bram StokerBram Stoker10%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1083 answers in 3 languages »books riddles » Which William Gibson's novel began the Sprawl trilogy?Neuromancer was Gibson's debut novel and the beginning of the Sprawl trilogy, which also includes the Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive. The book is considered to be the one that helped to solidify cyberpunk as a genre, drawing influence from punk subculture and early hacker culture.very hard 31% Virtual LightVirtual Light18%Count ZeroCount Zero32%Mona Lisa OverdriveMona Lisa Overdrive18%NeuromancerNeuromancer31%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1157 answers in 2 languages »curiosities 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. very hard 35% Crime and punishment - Fyodor DostoyevskyCrime and punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky16%Don Quixote - Miguel de CervantesDon Quixote - Miguel de Cervantes35%Count of Monte Christo - Alexander DumasCount of Monte Christo - Alexander Dumas30%1984 - George Orwell1984 - George Orwell17%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 229 answers in 2 languages »literature 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. very hard 36% The 120 Days of Sodom - Marquis de SadeThe 120 Days of Sodom - Marquis de Sade27%Lolita - Vladimir NabokovaLolita - Vladimir Nabokova21%Fanny Hill - John ClelandFanny Hill - John Cleland36%Venus in Furs - Leopold von Sacher-MasochVenus in Furs - Leopold von Sacher-Masoch14%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 169 answers in 2 languages »trivia riddles » Which known writer was a mathematician?Lewis Carroll. Lewis Caroll, author of "Alice in Wonderland" completed his mathematical studies at Oxford University, was a lecturer at this University. He wrote about 250 scientific papers in mathematics, logic and cryptography. He was interested in mathematical puzzles and numerical games.very hard 39% Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling18%Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll39%Karol DickensKarol Dickens28%John Ronald Reuel TolkienJohn Ronald Reuel Tolkien13%Created by: Kinga Fabijańska. Statistics based on 15310 answers in 5 languages »Britons riddles » Phillip K. Dick, author of SF novels that have been made into numerous films ("Blade Runner", "Minority Report", "Paycheck") denied the existence of a certain person. Who was that person?Stanislaw Lem is a Polish SF writer, author of "Solaris". In 1974 Philip K. Dick (probably suffering from schizophrenia) sent the letter to the FBI stating that "Lem is probably a composite committee rather than an individual, since he writes in several styles and sometimes reads foreign, to him, languages (...) these people are Marxists (...) and a threat to our whole field of science fiction"hard 49% Jimmy CarterJimmy Carter18%Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein11%Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong20%Stanislaw LemStanislaw Lem49%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14617 answers in 2 languages »film riddles » In which domain did Winston Churchill win the Nobel Prize?Literature. Winston Churchill was a prolific writer. Churchill received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his numerous published works, especially his six-volume work The Second World War. hard 52% peacepeace33%economic scienceseconomic sciences11%literatureliterature52%chemistrychemistry2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 21758 answers in 4 languages »Nobel prize 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.hard 52% Gabriel García MárquezGabriel García Márquez52%Günter GrassGünter Grass11%Pablo NerudaPablo Neruda21%Aleksandr SolzhenitsynAleksandr Solzhenitsyn14%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 5819 answers in 2 languages »politicians riddles » Where was Bertrand Russel from?United Kingdom. Bertrand Russell was born on 18 May 1872 as the youngest child of Viscount and Viscountess Amberley, an influential Whig family of the British aristocracy since the rise of the Tudor dynasty. His grandfather, the Earl Russell, served twice as Prime Minister in the 1840s and 1860s.hard 54% USAUSA15%United KingdomUnited Kingdom54%FranceFrance10%SwitzerlandSwitzerland19%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12056 answers in 3 languages »famous people riddles » Where was Samuel Beckett from?Ireland. Samuel Becekett was born in 1906 in the Dublin suburb of Foxrock. His large family house with garden and its neighbourhood often feature in his prose and plays.hard 56% USAUSA10%United KingdomUnited Kingdom24%FranceFrance8%IrelandIreland56%Created by: globalquiz.org. 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