Norman Mailer Quiz

Norman Mailer Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Norman Mailer was many things: an author, and activist, an actor and more. How much do you know about this writer's colorful life? Find out by taking the Norman Mailer quiz from eNotes.

  • Question 1

    What popular icon was the subject of Mailer's controversial biography he published in 1973?

  • Question 2

    For which novel was Mailer awarded his second Pulitzer prize?

  • Question 3

    Although found guilty of his crime, why was Mailer given a suspended sentence?

  • Question 4

    How many children did Mailer have?

  • Question 5

    In the movie Sleeper, Woody Allen jokes that Mailer "donated his ___________ to Harvard Medical School."

  • Question 6

    Who did Mailer stab at a party?

  • Question 7

    True or False: Mailer once appeared in an episode of Gilmore Girls

  • Question 8

    How old was Mailer when his debut novel, The Naked and the Dead was published?

  • Question 9

    Which newspaper did Mailer help found?

  • Question 10

    Which famous march did The Armies of the Night commemorate?

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