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Sunday Quiz | Easy like Sunday morning: on books

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Sunday Quiz | Easy like Sunday morning: on books

The book is a film that takes place in the mind of the reader. That’s why we go to movies and say, ‘Oh, the book is better’: Paulo Coelho

Sunday Quiz | Easy like Sunday morning: on books

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1. Born on May 15, 1856, L. Frank Baum was an American novelist whose biggest contribution was a series of books on the adventures of a Kansas farm girl and her pet dog Toto. This was subsequently made into Broadway musicals and movies. The 1939 live-action film of the same name was one of the first to use technicolour and it won many Oscars. What book was this, which is described as ‘America’s greatest homegrown fairytale’?

Answer :

The Wizard of Oz

Sunday Quiz | Easy like Sunday morning: on books

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