Qanta Question
Qanta ID: 28167
Fold: buzztrain Year: 2009 Tournament: BATE Difficulty: HS Category: Literature Sub-Category: None
Answer: Sinclair_Lewis
Raw Answer: Sinclair {Lewis}

One of his 1 early work's 2 has been compared to Jack Kerouac's On 3 the Road 4 as the protagonist, Claire 5 Boltwood, travels across the country and falls in love with Milt Dagget while in another work, the protagonist marries Edward Schwirtz over Walter Babson. In addition to Free Air and The Job, he wrote a novel where the protagonist reads books belonging to Doc Vickerson and works in the lab of Max Gottlieb where he discovers a bacteriophage that is effective against the plague. Another work deals with a drunk college student who becomes a Methodist minister and marries Sharon Falconer. In addition to writing Arrowsmith, he wrote about Claire Milford and Will Kennicott in the town of Gopher Prairie as well as a real estate salesman who lives in the town of Zenith. FTP, name this American author who wrote Elmer Gantry and Babbit.


Gameplay Records (Total: 73, First 5 Unique Player Buzzes Shown Above)
ID Date Buzz Fraction Guess Result
7e 2018-01-27 22:33:09 0.577 lewis correct
b5 2018-01-30 08:50:29 0.561 wrong
4a 2018-01-30 08:50:39 0.774 tolkien wrong
7c 2018-01-31 20:00:13 0.802 babbity rabitty and the cackling stump wrong
25 2018-01-31 20:00:18 0.838 aziz ansari wrong
0e 2018-02-01 12:23:26 0.629 lewis correct
c3 2018-02-02 14:45:39 0.628 lewis correct
b3 2018-02-03 12:02:44 0.916 Lewis correct
84 2018-02-05 16:02:10 0.421 lewis correct
1d 2018-02-07 14:47:01 0.674 Lewis correct
51 2018-02-08 13:20:17 0.917 eliot wrong
d8 2018-02-10 14:06:44 0.0175 Sinclair Lewis correct
53 2018-02-12 11:43:32 0.699 Sinclair Lewis correct
9f 2018-02-13 20:27:09 0.906 bellow wrong
e0 2018-02-14 16:48:00 0.742 lewis correct