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Q. William Golding’s work has sometimes been compared to that of?
Ans. Joseph Conrad

Q. Who said, “Golding is a man haunted by his own sense of human inadequacy?”
Ans. David Daiches
Q. Golding is a…………..novelist?
Ans. Symbolic
Q. William Golding’s views of humanity are very?
Ans. Pessimistic
Q. What was the full name of William Golding?
Ans. William Gerald Golding
Q. William Golding wrote?
Ans. 13 novels
Q. As a result of his contribution to literature, William Golding was knighted in?
Ans. 1988

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Q. Who wrote the novel The Inheritors?
Ans. William Golding

Q. Facile fashionable doctrines of progress and evolution are up-ended in?
Ans. The Inheritors
Q. Who wrote the novel Pincher Martin?
Ans. William Golding

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Q. A shipwrecked sailor imagines that he is clinging to a bare rock desperate to survive in?
Ans. Pincher Martin by William Golding
Q. William Golding was also a fellow of?
Ans. The Royal Society of Literature
Q. In 2008, The Times ranked William Golding………… on the list of “The 50 Greatest British Writers Since 1945?
Ans. Third

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Q. Who wrote the novel Free Fall?
Ans. William Golding
Q. In which novel does a successful artist loses his soul and the girl he has seduced goes insane?
Ans. Free Fall

Q. Who wrote the novel The Spire?
Ans. William Golding
Q. In which novel William Golding studies the moral and spiritual condition of Jocelin who is the dean of a cathedral?
Ans. The Spire
Q. William Golding died in?
Ans. 1993
Q. William Golding won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in?
Ans. 1979
Q. Who wrote Rites Of Passage?
Ans. William Golding

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Q. Who wrote Lord Of The Flies?
Ans. William Golding
Q. Lord of the Flies was published in?
Ans. 1954

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Q. According to David Daiches which novel is, “Probably the most powerful English novel written since the war?”
Ans. Lord Of The Flies

Q. Who according to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, was “an unexpected and even contentious choice”?
Ans. William Golding
Q. The first International William Golding Conference was held in France in 1993 a few months after………?
Ans. William Golding’s death
Q. William Golding established his reputation with?
Ans. Lord Of The Flies
Q. Who wrote the novel Darkness Visible?

Ans. William Golding
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Q. Darkness Visible was published in?
Ans. 1979
Q. The first novel of William Golding was?
Ans. Lord Of The Flies
Q. William Golding died of?
Ans. Heart failure

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Q. Who wrote, “I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been?”
Ans. William Golding

Q. The morals, “The world is not the reasonable place we are led to believe” and “all power corrupts” are conveyed through?
Ans. Lord Of The Flies by William Golding

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Q. Who wrote the novel The Pyramid?
Ans. William Golding
Q. Which novel of William Golding was deemed too allegorical and unrealistic and failed to gain immediate popularity?
Ans. Lord Of The Flies
Q. The story of which novel is a re-make of R.M. Ballantyne’s The Coral Island?
Ans. Lord Of The Flies
Q. Which novel captures the origins of speech and sin?
Ans. The Inheritors by William Golding
Q. This novel tells the story of a survivor who recollects his story in a second before he dies?
Ans. Pincher Martin by William Golding
Q. William Golding was born in?
Ans. Newquay, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Q. William Golding received his early education at the school his father ran namely?
Ans. Marlborough Grammar School
Q. _______is an allegorical story of the building of a church?
Ans. The Spire by William Golding

Q. ________is a novel about England filled with Miltonic allusions?
Ans. Darkness Visible by William Golding
Q. Who wrote the novel The Paper Men?
Ans. William Golding
Q. _______is a novel about a writer who after the great success of his best selling novel searches for immortality through alcohol and sex?
Ans. The Paper Men
Q. William Golding was a teacher, a novelist, a dramatist and a?
Ans. Poet
Q. William Golding was awarded the Booker Prize for literature in?
Ans. 1980

Q. Who wrote The Scorpion God?
Ans. William Golding
Q. Who wrote The Double Tongue?
Ans. William Golding
Q. An unfinished novel of William Golding is?
Ans. The Double Tongue
Q. The Double Tongue appeared posthumously in?
Ans. 1995
Q. Who wrote the novel Close Quarters?
Ans. William Golding

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Q. William Golding’s mother was a campaigner for?
Ans. Female suffrage
Q. William Golding attended?
Ans. Brasenose College, Oxford
Q. At Brasenose College, William Golding had read natural sciences for………..before transferring to English literature?
Ans. Two years

Q. Who wrote the novel Fire Down Below?
Ans. William Golding
Q. William Golding derived the title of Lord of the Flies indirectly from Milton’s?
Ans. Paradise Lost.
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Q. The title of Darkness Visible by William Golding is also dependent on Milton’s?
Ans. Paradise Lost. Milton uses this expression for hell

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Q. Who wrote The Brass Butterfly?
Ans. William Golding
Q. The Brass Butterfly is a?
Ans. Play
Q. William Golding took his BA Degree in?
Ans. 1934
Q. William Golding married?
Ans. Ann Brookfield

Q. William Golding had?
Ans. 2 children

Q. Which novel won him the Booker Prize?
Ans. Rites of Passage
Q. The action of which novel takes place at the end of the 19th century on a ship sailing to Australia?
Ans. Rites of Passage
Q. In which novel the main character dies of shame because of an unwilling homosexual encounter?
Ans. Rites of Passage
Q. Who is the hero of Rites of Passage?
Ans. Edmund Talbot
Q. Who wrote The Hot Gates?
Ans. William Golding
Q. The Hot Gates is?
Ans. A collection of essays
Q. Who wrote, “The greatest ideas are the simplest?”
Ans. William Golding
Q. William Golding’s preoccupation in many of his novels is with?
Ans. Instinctive desire of men to destroy the good

Q. Who wrote A Moving Target?
Ans. William Golding

Q. A Moving Target is a collection of……..?
Ans. Essays
Q. In The Inheritors, William Golding most effectively illustrates his view that innocence, good and happiness were instinctive before Homo sapiens developed?
Ans. True
Q. Which novel of William Golding has a brilliantly conceived plot?
Ans. Pincher Martin
Q. Free Fall and The Scorpion God are studies of individuals who deliberately reject heaven and sink satisfied into………?
Ans. Hell

Q. About which novel has William Golding explained that the novel originates from
his experience of human evil during the atrocities of the Second World War?
Ans. Lord Of The Flies
Q. Lord Of The Flies has been described as a?
Ans. Dystopia
Q. William Golding was awarded Nobel Prize for literature in?
Ans. 1983

Q. William Golding was born in?
Ans. 1911
Q. Whom did David Daiches call, “A more violent and deeply disturbed novelist?”
Ans. William Golding
Q. In 1953, Lord Of The Flies had got many rejections from?
Ans. Publishers

Q. William Golding won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel?
Ans. Darkness Visible
Q. Lord Of The Flies was rejected………… times by publishers?
Ans. 21
Q. Name the sea trilogy of William Golding?
Ans. To the Ends of the Earth
Q. The first novel in William Golding’s sea trilogy was?
Ans. Rites of Passage
Q. To the Ends of the Earth is the name given to a sea trilogy by William Golding. What three novels make this trilogy?
Ans. Rites of Passage, Close Quarters, Fire Down Below

Q. Who wrote, “Man produces evil as a bee produces honey?”
Ans. William Golding
Q. William Golding’s father Alec Golding was?
Ans. A science teacher

Q. Which novel of William Golding shows new people named as Neanderthals?
Ans. The Inheritors
Q. Which novel of William Golding records the thoughts of a drowning sailor?
Ans. Pincher Martin
Q. What does the spire symbolize in the novel The Spire?
Ans. Spiritual aspiration and worldly vanity

Q. Which novel of William Golding is about the conflict between a writer and his biographer?
Ans. The Paper Men
Q. Who wrote An Egyptian Journal?
Ans. William Golding
Q. An Egyptian Journal is a work of?
Ans. Non-fiction

Q. William Golding also participated in World War ll?
Ans. True
Q. William Golding won Nobel Prize at the age of?
Ans. 73
Q. What is the title of William Golding’s poetry book?
Ans. Poems (1934)
Q. What is the subtitle of The Scorpion God?
Ans. Three Short Stories
Q. Which novel was famously called out to be the worst work of William Golding’s career?
Ans. The Paper Men
Q. Lord Of The Flies was adapted into films in?
Ans. 1963 and 1990
Q. Who wrote William Golding: The Man Who Wrote Lord of the Flies?
Ans. John Carey

Q. Who filmed Lord Of The Flies in 1963?
Ans. Peter Brook
Q. William Golding was influenced by William Shakespeare, Joseph Conrad and?
Ans. H G Wells
Q. William Golding influenced Stephen King and?
Ans. William Butler
Q. Darkness Visible tells the story of a boy horribly burned in the London blitz during?
Ans. World War II
Q. The Double Tongue is set in?
Ans. Ancient Delphi
Q. The Scorpion God contains?
Ans. Three novellas
Q. Which novel of William Golding tells a story involving terrorism and paedophilia?
Ans. Darkness Visible
Q. William Golding adapted his work “Envoy Extraordinary” into a radio play for the BBC and then into a play called?
Ans. The Brass Butterfly

Q. What were the major themes of William Golding?
Ans. Inherent evil of man, atrocities of war and fall of man
Q. When Golding was 18 he tried to rape a 15-year-old girl named?
Ans. Dora

Q. Two years later William Golding and Dora met again and had sex in a field?
Ans. True
Q. How many pages are there in Lord of the Flies?
Ans. 224

Q. The Inheritors is a work of?
Ans. Prehistoric fiction
Q. Pincher Martin is published in……….as Pincher Martin: The Two Deaths of Christopher Martin?
Ans. America
Q. Free Fall is written in the first person?
Ans. True
Q. In which novel, William Golding utilises stream of consciousness writing?
Ans. The Spire

Q. “A dark and powerful portrait of one man’s will” refers to which novel?
Ans. The Spire
Q. Who wrote, “At the moment of vision, the eyes see nothing?”
Ans. William Golding
Q. William Golding died at the age of?
Ans. 81
Q. Who is the protagonist in the novel The Paper Men?
Ans. Wilfred Barclay

Q. Rites Of Passage became available in 2016 on?
Ans. Netflix
Q. Which book is divided into the two sections of “Places” and “Ideas”?
Ans. A Moving Target
Q. William Golding’s original tutor was the chemist?
Ans. Thomas Taylor
Q. William Golding kept a personal journal for over 22 years from 1971 until the night before his death?
Ans. True

Q. The journal of William Golding contained approximately?
Ans. 2.4 million words
Q. This collection is divided into four sections: “People and Places”, “Books”, “Westward Look” and “Caught in a Bush”. Which one?
Ans. The Hot Gates
Q. How many chapters are there in Lord Of The Flies?
Ans. 12
Q. Which character speaks to the Lord of the Flies?
Ans. Simon
Q. Who kills Piggy in Lord of the Flies?
Ans. Roger
Q. During World War ll, William Golding joined?
Ans. The Royal Navy


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