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Man Booker Prize Winners

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Take this quiz to see how much you know about the Man Book Prize Winners.

1. What novel won the Man Booker Award in 1981 and the Booker of Bookers Prize in 1993?

  • Life of Pi
  • English Patient
  • The Sea
  • Midnight's Children

2. What novel by Thomas Keneally won the Man Booker Award in 1982 and was made into a feature film directed by Steven Spielberg in 1993?

  • Schindler's List
  • Offshore
  • In a Free State
  • The Inheritance of Loss

3. What novel by DBC Pierre, set in a small town in Texas during the aftermath of a school shooting, won the Booker Prize in 2003?

  • Ludmila's Broken English
  • Last Orders
  • Vernon God Little
  • Sacred Hunger

4. The Gathering, written by Anne Enright, takes place in what island country?

  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Australia
  • India

5. What novel won the inaugural Man Booker Prize, in 1969?

  • Something to Answer For
  • Heat and Dust
  • Rites of Passage
  • Hotel du Lac

6. Kazuo Ishiguro wrote what Booker Prize-winning novel in 1989 that was later adapted into an Academy-Award nominated film, starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson?

  • Possession: A Romance
  • The Bone People
  • The Remains of the Day
  • Holiday

7. The novel The God of Small Things is set in what country?

  • China
  • Nepal
  • Japan
  • India

8. True History of the Kelly Gang is a novel based on what historical figure?

  • Peter Carey
  • Robyn Hood
  • Ned Kelly
  • Machine Gun Kelly

9. What English author wrote The Ghost Road, which won the 1995 Man Booker Prize?

  • Nadine Gordimer
  • Pat Barker
  • Margaret Atwood
  • J. M. Coetzee

10. English author, David Storey, wrote what novel about a young boy who lives in a Yorkshire mining village in the mid-20th century?

  • Saville
  • The Elected Member
  • Staying On
  • Rites of Passage

1. What novel won the Man Booker Award in 1981 and the Booker of Bookers Prize in 1993?
Midnight's Children

2. What novel by Thomas Keneally won the Man Booker Award in 1982 and was made into a feature film directed by Steven Spielberg in 1993?
Schindler's List

3. What novel by DBC Pierre, set in a small town in Texas during the aftermath of a school shooting, won the Booker Prize in 2003?
Vernon God Little

4. The Gathering, written by Anne Enright, takes place in what island country?
Ireland

5. What novel won the inaugural Man Booker Prize, in 1969?
Something to Answer For

6. Kazuo Ishiguro wrote what Booker Prize-winning novel in 1989 that was later adapted into an Academy-Award nominated film, starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson?
The Remains of the Day

7. The novel The God of Small Things is set in what country?
India

8. True History of the Kelly Gang is a novel based on what historical figure?
Ned Kelly

9. What English author wrote The Ghost Road, which won the 1995 Man Booker Prize?
Pat Barker

10. English author, David Storey, wrote what novel about a young boy who lives in a Yorkshire mining village in the mid-20th century?
Saville

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