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Historic Literary Heroes Quiz

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What is the name of the wise doctor and nemesis of Count Dracula who helped teach the Count's victims in England to fight back against their supernatural enemy?
Dr. Jekyll
Oliver Wolfsbane
Viktor Frankenstein
Abraham Van Helsing

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What is the name of the Geatish King and warrior who slew the monster Grendel?
Merlin
King Arthur
Beowulf
St. George

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What is the name of the young girl who helped to save the land of Oz in L. Frank Baum's classic children's stories?
Louisa
Renee
Abigail
Dorothy

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Winston Smith was the name of the self-aware protagonist who observed and moved against the dystopian government in what novel by George Orwell?
1965
1984
2001
2012

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What is the name of the mysterious nanny who helps improve the lives of the Banks family in a classic story by P. L. Travers?
Mary Poppins
Angela Prawn
Victoria St. Helene
Madison Howling

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What is the name of the young boy who adventured to find pirate treasure in the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson?
Albert Gordon
Jim Hawkins
Maxwell O'Toole
Timothy Hauser

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What is the name of the Shakespearian hero who attempted to avenge his father by raising an army against his villainous uncle?
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King John I
Othello
Hamlet
Macbeth

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What is the name of the southern lawyer who defends an innocent man accused of rape in the book To Kill a Mockingbird?
Atticus Finch
Henry Howell
Paul Simpson
Oscar Tipton

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What is the name of the young Missouri boy who went on riverside adventures with his friends like Becky and Huckleberry Finn in Mark Twain's classic novel?
Prescott Earl
Tony Two
Elijah Thomilson
Tom Sawyer

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What is the name of the heroine from the Charlotte Bronte novel of the same name who entered a relationship with the mysterious Mr. Rochester and experienced a coming-of-age tale because of that?
Jane Eyre
Annie Hardin
Rebecca Lolt
Elizabeth Ebenezer

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What is the name of the Agatha Christie detective who was an elderly consulting detective known for tackling difficult cases?
Miss Marple
Lady Ashborough
Dame Maddox
Mrs. Bennet

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What is the name of the young swashbuckler who joined The Three Musketeers in Dumas's classic adventure novel?
Koulevere
D'Artagnan
Mafrierre
Mazarin

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What is the birth name of the main hero from the book Dune who reigns over the planet Arrakis under the title of Muad'Dib?
Wesley Jaxson
Louis Tolthonnier
Paul Atreides
Peter Melancahor

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What is the name of the senile man who intended to become a knight-errant in the classic story by Cervantes?
Don Roberto
Don Quixote
Don Exandros
Don Manchin

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What is the name of the charismatic schoolteacher who tried to flee from the headless horseman in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?
Allistor Gronne
Morgan Isley
Ichabod Crane
Wentsforth Vallens

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In Lewis Carrol's Alice books, the heroine Alice explores what mystical fairy-tale-like place?
The Upside Down
Wonderland
The Fairy Kingdom
Narnia

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What is the name of the hobbit who bore the evil ring to Mount Doom in Tolkien's classic Lord of the Rings books?
Ballum
Tomas
Willow
Frodo

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What poet of the ancient world guided the character of Dante through Hell in the classic text The Inferno?
Virgil
Homer
Sophocles
Aesop

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What is the name of the soldier who rises to overcome his cowardice within the novel The Red Badge of Courage?
Montgomery Portsmouth
Casey Olivander
Albert Redford
Henry Fleming

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What is the name of the Dickensian orphan thief who rose from his poverty through determination and wit?
Alan Eisner
Peter Dale
Oliver Twist
Ronald Titus

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Guy Montag was the free-thinking protagonist of what Ray Bradbury novel which was centered on the idea of a society burning books to control the flow of information?
Something Wicked this Way Comes
Hale and Hearty
Fahrenheit 451
The Sound of Thunder

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What is the name of the flying adventurer of Neverland who fought the villainous Captain Hook?
Henry the Great
Christopher Robin
Peter Pan
Smiling Jack

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What is the name of the sailor who assumed the identity of the antihero The Count of Monte Cristo in order to exact revenge on the wicked individuals who wronged him in his past?
Essek Cross
Philip Pemberton
Edmund Dantes
Tahren Reynard

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What is the name of the knightly hero of the book Ivanhoe who saved the woman Rebecca by fighting in a duel for her life?
Sir Wilfred
Sir Arthur
Sir Malcolm
Sir Alfred

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What is the name of the protagonist of the novel Moby Dick who joins a doomed whaling voyage led by Captain Ahab?
Ishmael
Robain
Heracles
Maslow

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What is the name of the protagonist of Pride and Prejudice who attempted to find happiness in spite of her own personal vices and the expectations of her society?
Alice Green
Elizabeth Bennet
Cynthia Roqueforte
Camilla Byron

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In an adventure story by Rafael Sabatini, what English doctor became a feared pirate after he was kidnapped?
Captain Ceires
Captain Blood
Captain Koal
Captain Raze

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What is the name of the young boy who would help the animals that lived in The Hundred Acre Woods?
Colin De'Belle
Theodore Linus
Christopher Robin
Alexander Penn

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Sir Percy Blakeney is the true name of what swashbuckling hero?
Zorro
Robin Hood
The Blue Blade
The Scarlet Pimpernel

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What is the name of Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective who would solve mysteries through deduction?
Sherlock Holmes
Hercule Poirot
Father Brown
Augustus York

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