Banned Books Week – Final Results!

Thanks to all of of you who participated in the Banned Books Week quizzes! One prize was awarded each day, a winner drawn at random from the correctly completed forms. A big “thank you” to our generous sponsors!

Congratulations to the following people!

Monday – Kristin Franseen – a Harold Andersen Library t-shirt
Tuesday – Karen Drydyk – a SweetSpot Coffee Shoppe gift certificate for $10
Wednesday – Jeff Long – a large pizza and Topperstix from Toppers Pizza
Thursday – April Nerison – a 25-minute massage from University Health & Counseling Center (UHCS)

Check out the Banned Books display near the Food for Thought Cafe to learn about more books and films that have been challenged or banned.

Here are all the questions and answers for the Banned Books Week quizzes.

Monday’s Quiz Answers:

1. In the novel 1984 by George Orwell, Winston Smith is a resident of Oceania.

2. The novel, As I Lay Dying, by William Faulkner, takes place in Yoknapatawpha County.

3. The main character in the Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger is Holden Caulfield.

Tuesday’s Quiz Answers:

1. In the novel, The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nick Carraway moves to Long Island to learn about the bond business.

2. The novel, Ulysses, by James Joyce is about Leopold Bloom as he spends an ordinary day in Dublin.

3. The movie, Apocalypse Now is based on the novella, Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad.

Wednesday’s Quiz Answers:

1. The main character in the novel, The Call of the Wild, by Jack London is a dog named Buck who is stolen to become a sled dog in the Klondike region of Canada.

2. The majority of A Separate Peace by John Knowles takes place at a New Hampshire prep school named Devon.

3. The book, Women in Love, by D.H. Lawrence, is a sequel to The Rainbow.

Thursday’s Quiz Answers:

1. In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Atticus is a lawyer who defends a black man who is accused of raping a white woman.

2. The setting of the book, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck is in California in the 1930’s.

3. The book, Lord of the Flies, by William Golding explores good and evil impulses in human beings.

Thanks to our generous sponsors for Banned Books Week prizes!


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