Sunday, 14 August 2016

Blaugust 14, 2016: Lazy Quiz TOO!

In honour of me not reading much at all for a very long time, it is time for a lazy quiz about bad books!


  1. Who wrote Tess of the d'Urbervilles?
  2. What is the name of the ninth book in the Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan?
  3. How many books are there in the Twilight Saga?
  4. Which best-selling book started life as Twilight fanfiction?
  5. Who wrote The Sword of Shannara?
  6. Which David Eddings series is about a tedious hero, a McGuffin, and conflict between gods?
  7. Which Objectivist tract written by a creepy nutjob features the protagonist Richard Rahl?
  8. Which religious charlatan wrote Battlefield Earth?
  9. What was renowned author Dan Brown’s first novel?
  10. Jim Theis wrote which legendarily bad story?
As usual, answer in the comments below, and then I will JUDGE YOU for knowing too much about terrible books.

What should you walk like, according to Frankie Valli?
A man
What would you call a footpath in the US?
A sidewalk
What is the birth name of the 21st Phantom?
Kit Walker
A form of labour strike, employees collectively leaving the workplace as an act of protest is known as a what?
A walkout
How do you avoid attracting the worm?
Walk without rhythm
What appeared on the North Ridge during the Battle of Hoth?
Imperial walkers
Who performed a tapdancing striptease in the film adaptation of Pennies From Heaven?
Christopher Walken
What is the name of the trail linking Belair Railway Station to Ambers Gully?
The Yurrebilla Trail
How many miles would the Proclaimers walk to fall down at your door?
What do you get in Baseball if you face four balls?
A walk


  1. 1. Thomas Hardy
    2. How can I still make money out of this crap?
    3. 4, I think, but 5 films?
    4. 50 Shades of Grey
    5. Terry Brooks
    6. I only know one Eddings series, so let's so that it's the Belgariad.
    7. Not ringing bells.
    8. L. Ron Hubbard.
    9. Ooh.. that's tricky. One of the shittier ones. let's go...Deception Point.
    10. hehehe...that's the Eye of Argon.

    I like what you've done with the place.

  2. 1) Nope.
    2) Probably nope - I'll guess New Spring?
    3) I'll guess four.
    4) Fifty Shades of Grey
    5) Terry Brooks
    6) Um, all of them? I'll opt for the Tamuli but really I don't think that Eddings has written anything that doesn't satisfy all of those.
    7) The Sword of Truth. Very creepy.
    8) L. Ron Hubbard
    9) Angels and Demons, I think.
    10) Let's just go for the Eye of Argon here.

  3. I think I can get the Twilighty ones here, but that's probably about it.