The most difficult writers riddles A list of writers related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Literature quiz 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.very hard 37% Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling19%Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll37%Karol DickensKarol Dickens29%John Ronald Reuel TolkienJohn Ronald Reuel Tolkien13%Created by: Kinga Fabijańska. Statistics based on 13396 answers in 4 languages »Great Britain riddles » Phillip K. Dick, author of SF novels that have been made into numerous films ("Blade Runner", "Minority Report", "Paycheck") denied the existence of a certain person. Who was that person?Stanislaw Lem is a Polish SF writer, author of "Solaris". In 1974 Philip K. Dick (probably suffering from schizophrenia) sent the letter to the FBI stating that "Lem is probably a composite committee rather than an individual, since he writes in several styles and sometimes reads foreign, to him, languages (...) these people are Marxists (...) and a threat to our whole field of science fiction"hard 48% Jimmy CarterJimmy Carter18%Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein11%Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong21%Stanislaw LemStanislaw Lem48%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13059 answers in 2 languages »film riddles » In which domain did Winston Churchill win the Nobel Prize?Literature. Winston Churchill was a prolific writer. Churchill received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his numerous published works, especially his six-volume work The Second World War. hard 52% peacepeace33%economic scienceseconomic sciences11%literatureliterature52%chemistrychemistry2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 19760 answers in 4 languages »Nobel prize riddles » 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.hard 54% USAUSA15%United KingdomUnited Kingdom54%FranceFrance10%SwitzerlandSwitzerland19%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10662 answers in 2 languages »literature riddles » 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.hard 55% USAUSA10%United KingdomUnited Kingdom24%FranceFrance8%IrelandIreland55%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11513 answers in 2 languages »Ireland 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".hard 57% SpainSpain15%ColombiaColombia57%USAUSA1%ArgentinaArgentina24%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12441 answers in 2 languages »Colombia 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.easy 75% Mario PuzoMario Puzo75%Carol GinoCarol Gino7%Marcello LaborMarcello Labor5%Guglielmo FerreroGuglielmo Ferrero12%Created by: Marta_Smolarek. Statistics based on 8727 answers in 2 languages »movie riddles » Play literature quiz and see all the questions.