Literature questions This is a list of recently added questions about literature. Play literature quiz and see all the questions. 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_Smolarekwriters riddles »easy 79% Mario PuzoMario Puzo2713Carol GinoCarol Gino198Marcello LaborMarcello Labor149Guglielmo FerreroGuglielmo Ferrero358 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 Kołodziejczyktheatre riddles »very hard 36% TerpsichoreTerpsichore490EratoErato490EuterpeEuterpe593ThaliaThalia922 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 Kołodziejczykscience riddles »hard 56% ThreeThree2377FiveFive5143SevenSeven1232NineNine342 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 Цбрculture riddles »average 66% Jan III SobieskiJan III Sobieski668Kazimierz PulaskiKazimierz Pulaski883Tadeusz KosciuszkoTadeusz Kosciuszko3580Romuald TrauguttRomuald Traugutt275 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 KołodziejczykGreece riddles »very hard 25% oneone702twotwo252fivefive423sevenseven290 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.orgfairy tales riddles »average 65% in the United Statesin the United States112in Japanin Japan213in Swedenin Sweden1651in Finlandin Finland3767 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.orgbooks riddles »average 62% Tove Jansson herselfTove Jansson herself3305John Bauer, Swedish illustratorJohn Bauer, Swedish illustrator1203Peyo, Belgian cartoonistPeyo, Belgian cartoonist494Walt Disney StudioWalt Disney Studio249 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.orgColombia riddles »hard 56% SpainSpain1242ColombiaColombia4445USAUSA136ArgentinaArgentina2045 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgfamous people riddles »hard 53% USAUSA1141United KingdomUnited Kingdom3740FranceFrance761SwitzerlandSwitzerland1391 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgIreland riddles »hard 54% USAUSA809United KingdomUnited Kingdom1945FranceFrance672IrelandIreland4029 Play literature quiz and see all the questions.