Quiz: How Well Do You Know Literary Fathers?

There are many memorable fathers in literature and throughout literary history. Test your knowledge this Father's Day with my quiz. (Then check out my literary mothers quiz!)

What does Mr. Wormwood, Matilda’s neglectful father in Roald Dahl’s Matilda, do for a living?
Which pair of authors from the same family are NOT father and child?
Arguably the most admired father in fiction is To Kill a Mockingbird's Atticus Finch, the attorney father of Scout and Jem. But in a posthumously published book by Harper Lee, Atticus is portrayed as a more problematic character. What’s the title of that book?
This father wrote a critically acclaimed 2015 nonfiction book in the form of a letter to his teenage son about being black in the United States.
A devoted unnamed father is determined to keep his son alive as they travel across a post-apocalyptic American landscape in this novel.
The dark poem “Daddy” was inspired by this poet’s own father.
This beloved children’s book tells the true story of Roy and Silo, a pair of male penguins at New York’s Central Park Zoo who start a family together.
One of the more frightening fathers in fiction is Jack Torrence, a recovering alcoholic who becomes the winter caretaker at a deserted Colorado mountain hotel to work on his writing. He takes his wife and psychic son to the haunted hotel and things begin to unravel. This is the plot of which Stephen King novel?
Perseus “Percy” Jackson is one of the protagonists of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series inspired by Greek mythology. Who is revealed to be Percy’s father in the first book, The Lightning Thief?
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