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Midnight's Children

Midnight's Children

by Salman Rushdie

Midnight's Children: Quotes Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Midnight's Children? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who said, "For the next three decades, there was to be no escape. Soothsayers had prophesied me, newspapers celebrated my arrival, politicos ratified my authenticity"?


Padma
Saleem
Mian Abdullah
Obama
Q. Who said, "whatsitsname"?


Snooky
Aadam Sinai
Naseem Aziz
Aadam Aziz
Q. Who said, "What a useless son you've got, Amma; can't you see there's a hole in the middle of me the size of a melon"?


The Buddha
Parvati
Shiva
Aadam Aziz
Q. Who said, "Never mind about that; art should uplift; it should remind us of our glorious literary heritage"?


Wee Willie Winky
Vainta
Mian Abdullah
Nadir Khan
Q. Who said, "In my village there is no shame in being named for the Dung Goddess. Write at once that you are wrong, completely"?


Padma
The Rani of Cooch Naheen
Saleem
Brass Monkey
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