You are here: 10 Questions - Pen Names

Pen Names of Authors

Real Names

  1. Mary Ann Evans
  2. Samuel Clemens
  3. Eric Arthur Blair
  4. JK Rowling
  5. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

  6. David Cornwell
  7. Anne Bronte
  8. Francoi-Marie Arouet
  9. Dame Agatha Christie
  10. Stephen King
  11. Howard Allen Frances O'Brien
  12. Georges Remi
  13. Theodor Geisel
  14. James Alfred Wight
  15. John Griffith Chaney
  16. Cecil Louis Troughton Smith
  17. Amandine Lucie Aurore Dupin
  18. William Sydney Porter
  19. Daniel Foe
  20. Marguerite Annie Johnson
  21. Jean Baptiste Poquelin
  22. Helen Goff
  23. James D. Grant
  24. Writers Frederic Dannay and Manfred Bennington Lee

Pen Names (Real Names)

  1. George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)
  2. Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  3. George Orwell (Eric Blair)
  4. Robert Galbraith (JK Rowling)
  5. Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)
  6. John le Carre (David Cornwell)
  7. Acton Bell (Anne Bronte)
  8. Voltaire (Francoi-Marie Arouet)
  9. Mary Westmacott (Dame Agatha Christie)
  10. Richard Bachman (Stephen King)
  11. Anne Rice (Howard Allen Frances O'Brien)
  12. Herge (Georges Remi)
  13. Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)
  14. James Herriot (James Alfred Wight)
  15. Jack London (John Griffith Chaney)
  16. C. S. Forester (Cecil Louis Troughton Smith)
  17. George Sand (Amandine Lucie Aurore Dupin)
  18. O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)
  19. Daniel Defoe (Daniel Foe)
  20. Maya Angelou (Marguerite Annie Johnson)
  21. Moliere (Jean Baptiste Poquelin)
  22. P. L. Travers (Helen Goff)
  23. Lee Child (James D. Grant)
  24. Ellery Queen (Frederic Dannay and Manfred Bennington Lee)

Thank you for printing these questions. Please do not forget to come back to for more great quiz questions and answers.