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Only a real bookworm can answer these 10 questions.
Question 1 of 10
In Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," what lucky bird does the mariner kill (and, subsequently, have to wear around his neck)?
Question 2 of 10
What is the word that has been changed in this line from the 43rd poem in Elizabeth Barrett Browning's "Sonnets from the Portuguese"? How do I love thee? Let me count the penguins.
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Question 3 of 10
Who is guided through Hell by the Roman poet Virgil and through Heaven by his beloved Beatrice?
Question 4 of 10
Who once said "I have the heart of a young boy--in a jar on my desk"?
Question 5 of 10
Harper Lee, a former airline reservation clerk, won a Pulitzer for her only novel. What was it?
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Question 6 of 10
Before it was a search engine, "Yahoo" was a race of brutish thugs created by whom in "Gulliver's Travels"?
Question 7 of 10
I worked as a tax collector in Spain, but was sent to a Seville jail for skimming some off the top. While there, I started "Don Quixote." Who am I?
Question 8 of 10
The vorpal blade went snicker-snack when it killed what imaginary creature?
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Question 9 of 10
In 1890, a Polish sailor named Jozef Korzeniowski became shipmaster of the Roi des Belges, as it made its way down the Congo River. By what name do we better know him?
Question 10 of 10
Alice Rosenbaum apparently picked what pen name by blending the name of a Finnish writer with the brand of typewriter she was using?
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