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 38% Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling2784Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll5691Karol DickensKarol Dickens4251John Ronald Reuel TolkienJohn Ronald Reuel Tolkien1966writers 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 57% by 1600by 1600496by 1700by 17001228by 1800by 18002102nevernever5152Indians 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 65% HomerHomer2969SophoclesSophocles538AeschylusAeschylus603XenophonXenophon405ancient 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 31% Pulitzer and Nobel PrizePulitzer and Nobel Prize1580Nobel Prize and Order of the SmileNobel Prize and Order of the Smile746Nobel Prize and Rugby World CupNobel Prize and Rugby World Cup459Oscar and Nobel PrizeOscar and Nobel Prize1285Nobel 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 Puzo7675Carol GinoCarol Gino696Marcello LaborMarcello Labor516Guglielmo FerreroGuglielmo Ferrero1247movie 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 39% TerpsichoreTerpsichore960EratoErato1009EuterpeEuterpe1273ThaliaThalia2142theatre riddles » In how many fields 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 fields of physics, chemistry and physiology or medicine. Prizes are also awarded for literature and peace.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 56% ThreeThree5141FiveFive11546SevenSeven2886NineNine801science 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 Sobieski1515Kazimierz PulaskiKazimierz Pulaski1841Tadeusz KosciuszkoTadeusz Kosciuszko7632Romuald TrauguttRomuald Traugutt612culture 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 25% oneone1312twotwo513fivefive791sevenseven542Greece 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 States207in Japanin Japan516in Swedenin Sweden2890in Finlandin Finland6935fairy tales riddles » Play literature quiz and see all the questions.