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Who wrote the following nonfiction books...

Quiz I

  1. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  2. The Female Eunuch
  3. Roots
  4. The Naked Ape
  5. Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus
  6. A History of the English Speaking Peoples
  7. A Year in Provence
  8. The Wealth of Nations
  9. Utopia
  10. Born Free
  11. Homage to Catalonia
  12. Notes from a Small Island




Answers:

  1. Edward Gibbon (The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire)
  2. Germaine Greer (The Female Eunuch)
  3. Alex Haley (Roots)
  4. Desmond Morris (The Naked Ape)
  5. John Gray (Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus)
  6. Winston Churchill (A History of the English Speaking Peoples)
  7. Peter Mayle (A Year in Provence)
  8. Adam Smith (The Wealth of Nations)
  9. Sir Thomas Moore (Utopia)
  10. Joy Adamson (Born Free)
  11. George Orwell (Homage to Catalonia)
  12. Bill Bryson (Notes from a Small Island)




Nonfiction Books Quiz II

  1. The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care
  2. Das Kapital
  3. Seven Pillars of Wisdom
  4. The Descent of Man
  5. The Road to Wigan Pier
  6. Ecclasiastical History of the English Nation
  7. Travels With a Donkey in the Ceevennes
  8. Gallic Wars
  9. Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa
  10. The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money
  11. The Compleat Angler
  12. Dreams From My Father

Answers:

  1. Dr Benjamin Spock (The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care)
  2. Karl Marx (Das Kapital)
  3. T. E. Lawrence (Seven Pillars of Wisdom)
  4. Charles Darwin (The Descent of Man)
  5. George Orwell (The Road to Wigan Pier)
  6. Venerable Bede (Ecclasiastical History of the English Nation)
  7. Robert Louis Stevenson (Travels With a Donkey in the CeĢvennes)
  8. Julius Caesar (Gallic Wars)
  9. Mungo Park (Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa)
  10. J. M. Keynes (The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money)
  11. Izaak Walton (The Compleat Angler)
  12. Barack Obama (Dreams From My Father)



Non-fiction Books III

  1. Which 1972 illustrated manual was edited by British author Alex Comfort?
  2. Which book was co-founded by twin brothers Norris and Ross McWhirter in Fleet Street, London, in August 1954?
  3. The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World is a book by three Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, Tenzin Gyatso and the 14th Dalai Lama are two, who was the third author?
  4. The Britannica, an English-language encyclopaedia, was first published between 1768 and 1771 in which British city?
  5. Which British explorer was first to publish the Kama Sutra in English?
  6. What is the title of Stephen Hawking's very popular-science book on cosmology, and the origin and evolution of the universe?
  7. In The Diary of Anne Frank, by what name does Anne Frank call her diary?
  8. Written by Dan Gookin and published in November 1991, complete the title of the book; "DOS For ..."?
  9. Writer Terry Deary is associated with which successful series of books?
  10. Fever Pitch, tells the story of author Nick Hornby's relationship with which football club?
  11. Alfred Wainwright's guidebook published between 1955 and 1966 has become the standard reference work to exploring which part of England?
  12. Bradshaw's Guide, by George Bradshaw, is a guide on which subject?
  13. A Room of One's Own is an extended essay, first published in September 1929, by which writer?
  14. Who wrote close to one million words in his 1614 prose work History of the World?
  15. John Wisden launched an alamanack about which sport in 1864?

Answers:

  1. The Joy of Sex
  2. The Guinness Book of Records
  3. Archbishop Desmond Tutu
  4. Edinburgh
  5. Richard Burton
  6. A Brief History of Time (A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes)
  7. Kitty
  8. Dummies
  9. Horrible Histories
  10. Arsenal
  11. Lake District (also accept Cumbria)
  12. Railways (railway guides and timetables)
  13. Virginia Woolf
  14. Walter Raleigh
  15. Cricket