Take this quiz and see how well you know about Mo Yan??

Mo Yan is a Chinese novelist and short story writer. Mo enlisted in the People's Liberation Army (PLA),[6] and began writing while he was still a soldier.

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Q1: What is the real name of Mo Yan?

  • A. Unoy Um
  • B. Mo Yan
  • C. Yun Gun
  • D. Unn Yon

Q2: When was he born?

  • A. 17 February 1955
  • B. 18 February 1945
  • C. 19 February 1960
  • D. 20 February 1945

Q3: Which magazine did refer to him "one of the most famous, oft-banned and widely pirated of all Chinese writers"?

  • A. Scrye
  • B. TV Guide
  • C. Star
  • D. TIME

Q4: For which novel is he best known to Western readers?

  • A. The Garlic Ballads
  • B. Red Sorghum Clan
  • C. Pow!
  • D. Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out

Q5: In which year was he awarded by 'Nobel Prize in Literature'?

  • A. 2009
  • B. 2010
  • C. 2011
  • D. 2012

Q6: What is the name of his first book?

  • A. Red Sorghum
  • B. The Garlic Ballads
  • C. Thirteen Steps
  • D. The Herbivorous Family

Q7: In which year did he write 'Red Forest'?

  • A. 1997
  • B. 1998
  • C. 1999
  • D. 2000

Q8: In how many days did he write 'Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out'?

  • A. 1y
  • B. 240D
  • C. 60D
  • D. 42D

Q9: What is the name of his last novel?

  • A. Frog
  • B. Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out
  • C. Pow!
  • D. Sandalwood Death

Q10: In which year was he awarded by ' Man Asian Literary Prize'?

  • A. 2005
  • B. 2007
  • C. 2009
  • D. 2011