Literature questions This is a list of recently added questions about literature. Play literature quiz and see all the questions. Which of the writers 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.Created by: Kinga Fabijańskavery hard 37% Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling2576Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll5034Karol DickensKarol Dickens3955John Ronald Reuel TolkienJohn Ronald Reuel Tolkien1845writers riddles » When Mohicans went extinct?Never. Mohicans were expulsed first to New York state from their original settlements in Massachusetts (in the 80's of XVIII centary), and later to Wisconsin. There they formed a new tribe with Munsee called Stockbridge-Munsee.Created by: smyruhard 56% by 1600by 1600457by 1700by 17001150by 1800by 18001954nevernever4662Indians riddles » Which ancient Greek author was blind?Homer is a legendary figure. According to legends he was blind, which was reflected in Iliad 6.146 by calling him "the man of Chios".Created by: smyruaverage 64% HomerHomer2266SophoclesSophocles416AeschylusAeschylus492XenophonXenophon313ancient Greece riddles » Which prizes were awarded to George Bernard Shaw?Oscar and Nobel Prize. He was the first person to be awarded both Nobel Prize and Oscar. He got Nobel Prize in Literature of 1925. Despite his disdain for Hollywood Shaw won Oscar for best written screenplay in 1938.Created by: smyruvery hard 30% Pulitzer and Nobel PrizePulitzer and Nobel Prize1446Nobel Prize and Order of the SmileNobel Prize and Order of the Smile672Nobel Prize and Rugby World CupNobel Prize and Rugby World Cup415Oscar and Nobel PrizeOscar and Nobel Prize1119Nobel prize riddles » Who is the author of a cult novel "The Godfather"?Mario Puzo was an American writer of Italian descent. Famous for novels describing Italian mafia. His most famous piece is published in 1969 "The Godfather". It tells about a Sicilian mafia family with Don Vito Corleone as a leader.Created by: Marta_Smolarekeasy 75% Mario PuzoMario Puzo6578Carol GinoCarol Gino612Marcello LaborMarcello Labor456Guglielmo FerreroGuglielmo Ferrero1113movie riddles » What is the name of the Muse of comedy?Thalia was the Muse who presided over comedy and idyllic poetry. She was portrayed as a young woman with a joyous air, crowned with ivy, wearing boots and holding a comic mask in her hand. Many of her statues also hold a bugle and a trumpet (both used to support the actors' voices in ancient comedy), or occasionally a shepherd’s staff or a wreath of ivy. Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykvery hard 38% TerpsichoreTerpsichore852EratoErato875EuterpeEuterpe1132ThaliaThalia1825theatre riddles » In how many fields of science were the Nobel Prizes originally awarded?Five. During its life the Nobel established a lot of companies which turned into corporations and still are playing the major part in the global economy, for example Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). In his last will he set aside the bulk of his estate to establish the Nobel Prizes, to be awarded annually in the field of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 56% ThreeThree4532FiveFive10102SevenSeven2516NineNine712science riddles » The portrait of which Polish hero was there in the Captains' Nemo cabinet in the story by J.Verne?Tadeusz Kosciuszko. In the beginning of the XIX century, Tadeusz Kosciuszko was considered to be the most important freedom-fighter together with Washington and Napoleon. Thanks to the J.Verne book popularity many could learn who was that Polish hero. Created by: Електра Цбрaverage 65% Jan III SobieskiJan III Sobieski1388Kazimierz PulaskiKazimierz Pulaski1661Tadeusz KosciuszkoTadeusz Kosciuszko6813Romuald TrauguttRomuald Traugutt552culture riddles » According to the Greek mythology, how many rivers were found in Hades?Five. In Greek mythology, Styx is a deity and a river that formed the boundary between Earth and the Underworld (the domain often called Hades, which also is the name of its ruler). There are five rivers in Hades: Styx, Phlegethon, Acheron, Lethe, and Cocytus. All these rivers converge at the center of the underworld on a great marsh, which sometimes, also is called the Styx.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykvery hard 24% oneone1218twotwo452fivefive710sevenseven490Greece riddles » Where were the Moomins created?In Finland. The Moomins were created by Swedish-speaking Finnish writer Tove Jansson, and were originally published in Swedish in Finland in 1945. There is a theme park called Moomin World in Naantali, Finland.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% in the United Statesin the United States192in Japanin Japan449in Swedenin Sweden2626in Finlandin Finland6215fairy tales riddles » Play literature quiz and see all the questions.