Welcome, Bookworms and Page-Turners, to the “Literal Laugh Reading Quiz!” Prepare to embark on a comical journey through the riveting world of books! Unleash your inner book dragon and let’s find out if your knowledge about reading is novel or just fiction! Be ready to leaf through your brain and extract those laughably literary facts! From classics to fantasy, let’s see if you can read between the lines and ace this quizzical adventure in the bibliophilic kingdom! So, grab your reading glasses, snuggle in your comfy reading nook, and let’s unravel the hilarious chapters of this quiz!
1. What unique book holds the Guinness World Record for being the smallest printed book?
2. Which book by John Steinbeck was once banned due to its sympathy for the poor?
3. What is the name of the reading device that Amazon introduced in 2007, revolutionizing the way we read books?
4. Who is credited with writing the first detective novel in 1868?
5. Which country has the highest literacy rate in the world?
6. What genre of literature tends to be the most popular among readers?
7. What is the longest book ever written, with over 2 million words?
8. What ancient library was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world?
9. Which author has sold the most books worldwide?
10. Who holds the record for the world’s fastest reader?
11. Which classic novel begins with the line, “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife”?
12. Who wrote the world-renowned series of fantasy novels, “The Lord of the Rings”?
13. Which book holds the record for being the most stolen book from public libraries?
14. Which country has the largest network of public libraries?
15. What is the oldest surviving printed book in the world?
16. Which fictional character lives at 221B Baker Street?
17. What book was originally titled “First Impressions” before being published with a different title?
18. Which renowned author wrote under the pseudonym “Boz”?
19. Which book is often cited as the best-selling book of all time, after the Bible?
20. Who is the author of the “Harry Potter” series?
21. Which children’s book tells the story of a young girl living in the Plaza Hotel?
22. What is the term used for a book published before 1501?
23. Who wrote the dystopian novel “Brave New World”?
24. Which book was banned in the Soviet Union for its depiction of the Bolshevik Revolution?
25. What novel tells the story of the Joad family during the Great Depression?
26. Who wrote the science fiction classic “Dune”?
27. Which novel was Mark Twain’s first major American work?
28. In which country is the largest book fair in the world held annually?
29. Who is the author of the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series, which inspired the TV show “Game of Thrones”?
30. What is the pen name of the author of “Dracula”?
31. Which children’s book features a character named Max who wears a wolf suit?
32. Which book series features a young wizard named Harry Potter?
33. Which novel begins with the line, “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen”?
34. Who is known as the “Father of Science Fiction”?
35. Which book is often credited with popularizing the genre of true crime?
36. Who wrote “Pride and Prejudice”?
37. What is the title of the first “Harry Potter” book?
38. Which is the oldest known story in the world?
39. Who wrote “Les Misérables”?
40. In which language was “The Divine Comedy” originally written?
41. Which book is narrated by a dog named Enzo?
42. What 1851 novel is subtitled “The Whale”?
43. Which is the most translated book in the world, excluding religious texts?
44. Which is the first book in C.S. Lewis’s “The Chronicles of Narnia” series?
45. Which author penned the “Sherlock Holmes” series?
46. What book is known as one of the earliest works of literature from Ancient Greece?
47. Who is the author of the children’s book “Matilda”?
48. Which book is narrated by a character named Scout Finch?
49. Which famous novel features a character named Jay Gatsby?
50. What is the name of the 1854 transcendentalist work by Henry David Thoreau?
51. Which Shakespeare play features a character named Othello?
52. What is the longest word in English literature, appearing in a work by Aristophanes?
53. Which book is narrated by Ishmael?
54. What genre is the “Harry Potter” series primarily categorized as?
55. Which is the longest book in the “Harry Potter” series?
56. What is the name of the wizard school in the “Harry Potter” series?
57. What creature, in “The Hobbit”, is obsessed with a shiny, golden ring?
58. Which 2003 bestseller is written by Dan Brown and features symbologist Robert Langdon?
59. Who wrote the 1818 novel “Frankenstein”?
60. Which novel is set in the dystopian society of Panem?
61. Who is the author of the “Percy Jackson” series?
62. Which book features a character named Aslan?
63. Which children’s book features a tiger who comes to tea?
64. Which Dr. Seuss book teaches about environmental conservation?
65. Which book’s protagonist is a young orphan boy named Pip?
66. Who wrote the play “Romeo and Juliet”?
67. What is the main character’s name in “Charlotte’s Web”?
68. Which dystopian novel is set in a future society where books are banned?
69. Who wrote “To Kill a Mockingbird”?
70. In which book do characters live in districts and are selected to participate in a televised event?
71. Which book features a magical game of Quidditch?
72. Who is the author of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”?
73. In which book can you find the character named Holden Caulfield?
74. Who wrote “The Great Gatsby”?
75. What is the name of the ring in “The Lord of the Rings”?
76. Which children’s book is known for the line “I think I can, I think I can”?
77. Who wrote “The Chronicles of Narnia” series?
78. In which novel does the protagonist, Winston Smith, live in Airstrip One?
79. Who is the author of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”?
80. Which novel, written by Herman Melville, features a giant white whale?
81. Which book is known for the line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”?
82. In which children’s book does a spider named Charlotte write messages in her web?
83. What is the name of the little boy who travels to the Chocolate Factory with Willy Wonka?
84. Who wrote the poem “The Road Not Taken”?
85. In which book do children play a game called “Ender’s Game”?
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