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The Short Story

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
This is a hard quiz on short stories.

Question 1:


Which short story is listed with the WRONG author?
The Devil and Daniel Webster-Stephen Vincent Benet
Babylon Reconstructed-F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Spinoza of Market Street-Isaac Bashevis Singer
The Devil's Advocate-John Grisham

Question 2:


Which short story is listed with the WRONG author?
Sweat-Zora Neale Hurston
The Strong Survive-Franz Kafka
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty-James Thurber
Alibi Ike-Ring Lardner

Question 3:


Which short story is listed with the WRONG author?
Tonio Kruger-Thomas Mann
Islands to the South-Ernest Hemingway
The Hunger Artist-Franz Kafka
The Lotus Eater-W. Somerset Maugham

Question 4:


What is the essential element of a short story?
The complete description of the main character's psyche is used to set the scene.
They open with a historic scene.
The description of scenery is used to paint a complete picture.
A short period of time is covered.

Question 5:


Which short story is listed with the WRONG author?
Daisy Miller: A Study-Henry James
Notes From the Underground-Leo Tolstoy
The Lost Room-Fitz James O'Brien
The Blue and the Gray-Louisa May Alcott

Question 6:


Which short story is listed with the WRONG author?
Two Hearts That Beat as One-Frank Norris
The Gentleman from San Francisco-Ivan Bunin
The Necklace-Guy de Maupassant
Bottom's Day-Andrea McDavis

Question 7:


Which term refers to a prose fiction work that is longer than a short story but shorter than a novel?
A tale
An intermediary tale
An allegory
A novella

Question 8:


Which short story is listed with the WRONG author?
The Life in the Iron Mills-Rebecca H. Davis
The Diamond Lens-Fitz James O'Brien
Death in the Afternoon-John Steinbeck
The Death of Ivan Ilych-Leo Tolstoy

Question 9:


Which story is listed with the CORRECT author?
The Man Without a Country-E. E. Hale
Marjorie Drew-F. M. Crawford
The Upper Berth-Mary E. Wilkins
The Humble Romance-T. B. Aldrich

Question 10:


Which short story ids listed with the WRONG author?
Love in Old Clothes-H. C. Bunner
A Man Called Horse-Louis L'Amour
The Little Countess-Enrico Castlenuovo
The Attack on the Mill-Emile Zola

Question 11:


Which story is listed with the WRONG author?
The Gift of Cochise-Leo G. Carroll
The Yellow Wallpaper-Charles Perkins Gilman
Eagles Over Croaked Creek-Max Brand
Dubliners-James Joyce

 


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