Norman Mailer Quiz

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.

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

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

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  3. Which newspaper did Mailer help found?

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

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

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

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  7. For which novel was Mailer awarded his second Pulitzer prize?

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  8. Which famous march did The Armies of the Night commemorate?

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  9. Who did Mailer stab at a party?

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  10. How many children did Mailer have?

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