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Question 1:
Where does Nobel Prize in Literature come from?

Question 2:
Who is the presenter of Nobel Prize in Literature?

Question 3: A Literature Nobel Prize laureate, earns a gold medal, a diploma bearing a ________, and a sum of money.
Style guideThe MLA Style ManualCitationParenthetical referencing

Question 4: In 1964 ________ was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, but he declined it, stating that "It is not the same thing if I sign Jean-Paul Sartre or if I sign Jean-Paul Sartre, Nobel Prize winner.
Henri BergsonJean-Paul SartreGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelExistentialism

Question 5: French novelist and intellectual André Malraux was seriously considered for the prize in the 1950s, according to Swedish Academy archives studied by newspaper ________ on their opening in 2008.
François MitterrandLe Monde diplomatiqueLe MondeFrance

Question 6: [40] Salman Rushdie and ________ had been strongly favoured to receive the Prize, but the Nobel organisers were later quoted as saying that they would have been "too predictable, too popular."[41]
A View from the BridgeAll My SonsArthur MillerThe Crucible

Question 7: ________ requested in his last will and testament that his money be used to create a series of prizes for those who confer the "greatest benefit on mankind" in physics, chemistry, peace, physiology or medicine, and literature.
Nobel Prize controversiesAlfred NobelNobel PrizeNobel Peace Prize

Question 8: Each year the Swedish Academy sends out requests for nominations of candidates for the Nobel Prize in ________.

Question 9: [44] The issue of their "political stance" was also raised in response to the awards of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Orhan Pamuk and ________ in 2006 and 2007, respectively.
Italo CalvinoDoris LessingHarold PinterSalman Rushdie

Question 10: There was also criticism of the academy's refusal to express support for Salman Rushdie in 1989, after Ayatollah ________ issued a fatwa calling for Rushdie to be killed, and two members of the Academy resigned over its refusal to support Rushdie.
Ruhollah KhomeiniAnwar El SadatRonald ReaganIranian Revolution


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