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A Prayer for Owen Meany

A Prayer for Owen Meany


by John Irving

A Prayer for Owen Meany: Amen Quiz

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Q. What else did Irving write?

"The Cask of Amontillado"
"The Raven"
The World According to Garp
"The Tell-Tale Heart"
Q. A Prayer for Owen Meany was turned into a movie called

2001: A Space Odyssey
Simon Birch
Get Shorty
Q. Which author clearly influenced Irving?

Charles Dickens
Stephenie Meyer
John Grisham
JK Rowling
Q. This novel has sharp criticisms of which war?

American Revolution
The Civil War
The Vietnam War
Q. Owen is

Totally easy to understand
Way over the top
Q. Owen is a fan of all except

Ice dancing
Baseball cards
His best friend's mom
Q. Owen talks like he is shouting out of his

Q. If Owen is a conductor, the orchestra

Has no pieces
Is crazy
Q. Who is a bad egg?

Randy White
Dan Needham
Q. What is Hester's nickname?

Hester Who Makes Boils Fester
Hester the Questioner
Hester the Jester
Hester the Molester