Famous German Authors
  • 1. Germany has produced many renowned authors whose works have had a significant impact on literature. From Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, known for his masterpiece 'Faust', to Thomas Mann, whose novel 'The Magic Mountain' is considered a classic of 20th-century literature, German authors have shaped literary movements and influenced generations of writers. Other notable German authors include Franz Kafka, Hermann Hesse, and Günter Grass, each known for their unique storytelling styles and exploration of deep philosophical and social themes. The rich literary tradition of Germany continues to inspire readers around the world with stories that delve into the complexities of the human experience.

    Who wrote the classic novel 'Faust'?
A) Franz Kafka
B) Hermann Hesse
C) Heinrich Böll
D) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • 2. Which author is known for the book 'The Trial'?
A) Thomas Mann
B) Rainer Maria Rilke
C) Franz Kafka
D) Günter Grass
  • 3. Who wrote 'Steppenwolf'?
A) Heinrich Böll
B) Ernst Jünger
C) Hermann Hesse
D) Günter Grass
  • 4. Which author received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1972?
A) Günter Grass
B) Rainer Maria Rilke
C) Thomas Mann
D) Heinrich Böll
  • 5. Which author is known for 'All Quiet on the Western Front'?
A) Erich Maria Remarque
B) Thomas Mann
C) Stefan Zweig
D) Rainer Maria Rilke
  • 6. Who wrote the play 'Woyzeck'?
A) Thomas Mann
B) Günter Grass
C) Franz Kafka
D) Georg Büchner
  • 7. Which German writer won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1999?
A) Thomas Mann
B) Heinrich Böll
C) Günter Grass
D) Hermann Hesse
  • 8. Who created the character of the inquisitive young hero 'Pip' in 'Great Expectations'?
A) Leo Tolstoy
B) Mark Twain
C) Fyodor Dostoevsky
D) Charles Dickens
  • 9. Which author penned 'Effi Briest', a key work of German literary realism?
A) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
B) Thomas Mann
C) Heinrich Böll
D) Theodor Fontane
  • 10. Who wrote the novel 'Berlin Alexanderplatz'?
A) Hermann Hesse
B) Alfred Döblin
C) Thomas Mann
D) Franz Kafka
  • 11. Which German writer was known for works such as 'Nathan the Wise' and 'Minna von Barnhelm'?
A) Friedrich Schiller
B) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
C) Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
D) Heinrich Heine
  • 12. Which author is known for writing 'Buddenbrooks'?
A) Thomas Mann
B) Heinrich Heine
C) Heinrich Böll
D) Günter Grass
  • 13. Who wrote the play 'Mother Courage and Her Children'?
A) Bertolt Brecht
B) Günter Grass
C) Heinrich Heine
D) Thomas Mann
  • 14. Which author wrote 'Hopscotch'?
A) Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
B) Theodor Fontane
C) Franz Kafka
D) Julio Cortázar
  • 15. Who is the author of 'Perfume: The Story of a Murderer'?
A) Bertolt Brecht
B) Patrick Süskind
C) Julio Cortázar
D) E.T.A. Hoffmann
  • 16. Who penned 'Mephisto'?
A) Klaus Mann
B) E.T.A. Hoffmann
C) Julio Cortázar
D) Alfred Döblin
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