Literature questions This is a list of recently added questions about literature. Play literature quiz and see all the questions. 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% HomerHomer635SophoclesSophocles119AeschylusAeschylus129XenophonXenophon89ancient 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 Prize1107Nobel Prize and Order of the SmileNobel Prize and Order of the Smile474Nobel Prize and Rugby World CupNobel Prize and Rugby World Cup318Oscar and Nobel PrizeOscar and Nobel Prize869Nobel 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_Smolarekvery easy 80% Mario PuzoMario Puzo4224Carol GinoCarol Gino302Marcello LaborMarcello Labor208Guglielmo FerreroGuglielmo Ferrero504writers 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% TerpsichoreTerpsichore632EratoErato607EuterpeEuterpe764ThaliaThalia1320theatre 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 57% ThreeThree2997FiveFive6749SevenSeven1593NineNine452science 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 67% Jan III SobieskiJan III Sobieski829Kazimierz PulaskiKazimierz Pulaski1152Tadeusz KosciuszkoTadeusz Kosciuszko4726Romuald TrauguttRomuald Traugutt336culture 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% oneone848twotwo329fivefive531sevenseven375Greece 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 66% in the United Statesin the United States143in Japanin Japan259in Swedenin Sweden1937in Finlandin Finland4588fairy tales riddles » The Moomins were created as book characters by Tove Jansson. But who created their well known hippopotamus-like appearances?Tove Jansson herself. Tove Jansson (pictured) was not only a writer, but also an illustrator. She created a series of comic books about the Moomins.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 64% Tove Jansson herselfTove Jansson herself4164John Bauer, Swedish illustratorJohn Bauer, Swedish illustrator1415Peyo, Belgian cartoonistPeyo, Belgian cartoonist581Walt Disney StudioWalt Disney Studio297books riddles » Where was Gabriel García Márquez from?Colombia. Gabriel García Márquez, one of the greatest novelists of the 20th century, was born 6 March 1927 in Aracataca, a small town in Colombia. Some of his works are set in a fictional town called Macondo, mainly inspired by his birthplace. On his death in April 2014, Juan Manuel Santos, the President of Colombia, described him as "the greatest Colombian who ever lived".Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% SpainSpain1441ColombiaColombia5504USAUSA163ArgentinaArgentina2376Colombia riddles » Play literature quiz and see all the questions.