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QUIZ! 6 Years of Quizzes: Other halves – questions about the partners of famous writers.

Late January sees the 6th anniversary of me writing quizzes for For Reading Addicts. Since then I have written over 800 quizzes, 2 quiz books and run out of ideas! This series of mini-quizzes goes back to the very beginning taking old ideas but with some modern updates thrown into the mix. Enjoy.

We’ve also just turned our best quizzes into a book that you can keep! Take our quizzes home, or purchase it as a gift for a friend.


  • Question of

    What type of books did Catherine Dickens publish?

    • Cookery books
    • Childcare books
  • Question of

    How many Mrs Hemingways were there?

    • 4
    • 6
  • Question of

    Which of her husband’s novels did Sophia write by hand seven times?

    • War and Peace
    • Anna Karenina
  • Question of

    Which writer of YA novels is married to photographer Nelson Fitch?

    • Veronica Roth
    • Stephenie Meyer
  • Question of

    What profession does JK Rowling’s husband have?

    • Anaesthetist
    • Dentist
  • Question of

    Which playwright’s second wife was possibly one of the most famous women in the world?

    • Arthur Miller
    • Tennessee Williams
  • Question of

    Victoria Hislop’s husband is the author of which satirical magazine?

    • Private Eye
    • Punch
  • Question of

    Zadie Smith’s husband is a novelist and also writes in which other genre?

    • Poetry
    • Plays
  • Question of

    Which horror writer’s wife wrote the novels Small World and Candles Burning?

    • Stephen King
    • Dean Koontz
  • Question of

    Which writer’s second husband was a famous investigative journalist and whose third husband wrote the screenplay for Goodfellas?

    • Nora Ephron
    • Joan Didion

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