How literate are you?

I would write a good description, but then again the grammatically incorrect plural in the example annoys me. Possibly, this is because of what I have read.

This quiz will determine if you are well read, although there is some bias in the quiz based on my base in fantasy and some other genres unfortunately go untouched.

Created by: clintonia

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Did those two questions matter to you?
  2. What, in the words of the narrator, is the accusation that Nick Carraway was to be wed?
  3. What name is on the birth certificate of Alexander Supertramp?
  4. Who wields the ring of white-gold?
  5. How many rings for dwarf lords?
  6. "The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to..." (Kerouac)
  7. "Pirate gold..." (Chopin)
  8. Why cannot Marlow bear a lie?
  9. What did Orwell think of books in general?
  10. "For a minute [she] sat still in the whispering barn. Then she hoisted her tired body up and drew the comfort about her. She moved slowly to the corner and stood looking down at the wasted face, into the wide, frightened eyes. Then slowly she lay down beside him. He shook his head slowly from side to side. [She] loosened one side of the blanket and bared her breast. "You got to," she said. She squirmed closer and pulled his head close. "There!" she said. "There." Her hand moved behind his head and supported it. Her fingers moved gently to his hair. She looked up and across the barn, and her lips came together and smiled mysteriously." Who is she?

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Quiz topic: How literate am I?