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Charles Darwin is known best as this?

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Scientist. Charles Darwin came up with the process of natural selection.

How does Gatsby die in "The Great Gatsby"?

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Shot In His Pool. "The Great Gatsby" was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Which 2004 book, subtitled "7 steps to living at your full potential", was a best-seller?

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Your Best Life Now. The 2004 book "Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential" was written by Pastor Joel Osteen.

Who is the protagonist of "Nineteen Eighty-Four"?

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Winston Smith. O'Brien is the antagonist who deceives Winston and Julia.

Jeffrey Deaver's "The Sleeping Doll" features Kathryn Dance, who first appeared in what book?

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The Cold Moon. Kathryn Dance is an interrogator and body language expert.

"Starship Troopers" protagonist Juan-Rico was born in which country?

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The Philippines. "Starship Troopers" won a Hugo Award in 1960 for Best Novel.

In which German city did the Pied Piper get rid of the rats?

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Hamelin. The earliest mention of the story of the Pied Piper is a stained glass church window in Hamelin, Germany.

What writer wrote, "some animals are more equal than others"?

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George Orwell. George Orwell's "Animal Farm" is an allegory of the Soviet Union in the 20th Century.

What novel features a great white whale?

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Moby Dick. "Moby Dick" was written by Herman Melville.

In John Grisham's "An Innocent Man", what baseball team took Williamson in the 1971 Draft?

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Oakland Athletics. John Grisham's "Bleachers" is about high-school football.

In "The Harlequin", who is the Master of the City of St. Louis?

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Jean Claude. The Gateway Arch in St. Louis is 630 feet high.

Which story was meant to be the final story in James Joyce's "Dubliners" before he wrote "The Dead"?

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Grace. James Joyce added "The Dead" to his 1914 collection of short stories, "Dubliners", as an atonement for over-criticizing Irish society.

Which fiction genre is created from ancient stories passed down through generations?

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Myths And Fairy Tales. The Brothers Grimm published their first book of fairy tales in 1812.

What is the title of the third book in Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" book series?

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Eclipse. "Eclipse" was released on August 7, 2007.

Maximum Ride: Saving The World And Other Extreme Sports is James Patterson's 3rd book about what?

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Avian-Human Kids. The character Maximum Ride is 14 years old when James Patterson introduces her.

What English poet wrote "Prometheus Unbound"?

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Percy Bysshe Shelley. Percy Shelley was married to Harriet Westbrook before marrying Mary.

Who is the new Captain of the Guard for Queen Andais in "Mistral's Kiss" by Laurel K. Hamilton?

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Mistral. Laurel K. Hamilton's book "Mistral's Kiss" was followed by "A Lick of Frost".

In the 2007 book "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows", who leaves tea outside Harry's door?

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Dudley. J.K. Rowling, the author of 2007's "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows", has been named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.

In "Contact", astrophysicist Eleanor Arroway works on what project?

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SETI. SETI stands for "Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence".

In the first chapter of "The Pearl", what stings Coyotito?

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A Scorpion. After a scorpion stings Coyotito, the doctor sends the family away because they are too poor to pay.

 

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