Cryptography and Conspiracy: Dan Brown Books Quiz
by Staff
The books of Dan Brown extend well beyond "The Da Vinci Code." Take our quiz to see how much you know about Brown and his books.

How many copies of "The Da Vinci Code" were sold around the world?

  • 40 million
  • 80 million
  • 120 million

True or false: The "Angels & Demons" book is a sequel to "The Da Vinci Code."

  • true
  • false

True or false: When it was made into a film, "Angels & Demons" was transformed into a "Da Vinci Code" sequel.

  • true
  • false

Which of these books does NOT feature Robert Langdon?

  • "Inferno"
  • "Digital Fortress"
  • "The Lost Symbol"

Who is the lead character in "Digital Fortress"?

  • Susan Fletcher
  • Eve Duncan
  • Katherine Solomon

What is the name of the supercomputer in "Digital Fortress"?

  • HAL
  • IBM-3000

Who created the unbreakable code in "Digital Fortress"?

  • a foreign terrorist
  • former NSA employee
  • students at University of California, Los Angeles

What is found in the Arctic Circle in "Deception Point"?

  • oil
  • gold
  • meteorite

Why is the meteorite such a big deal?

  • It contains dangerous nuclear material.
  • It is made of nearly solid gold.
  • It provides proof of alien life.

Who is Rachel Sexton's father in the novel?

  • a Senator
  • the President
  • a doctor

What year was "Angels & Demons" released?

  • 1998
  • 2000
  • 2002

What does Leonardo Vetra have written on his chest in "Angels & Demons"?

  • Templar
  • Opus Dei
  • Illuminati

What do the Illuminati steal in "Angels & Demons"?

  • money
  • guns
  • antimatter

Where is the antimatter hidden?

  • Vatican City
  • New York City
  • Paris

Where does the opening scene in "The Da Vinci Code" take place?

  • Notre Dame cathedral
  • Westminster Abbey
  • the Louvre Museum

Who drew the Vitruvian Man?

  • Pablo Picasso
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • no one knows

What is the holy grail, according to the novel?

  • a body
  • a cup
  • lots of gold

Where does Robert Langdon believe the holy grail is buried?

  • Rosslyn Chapel
  • Westminster Abbey
  • the Louvre

Who is "the Teacher" in "The Da Vinci Code"?

  • Robert Langdon
  • Sophie Neveu
  • Leigh Teabing

What group does Silas belong to?

  • Knights Templar
  • Opus Dei
  • Priory of Sion

Where is the novel "The Lost Symbol" set?

  • Italy
  • Paris
  • Washington

What does Mal'akh leave on the floor in the Capitol in "The Lost Symbol"?

  • a hand
  • a diamond ring
  • his phone

Whose lab gets destroyed in "The Lost Symbol"?

  • Katherine Solomon
  • Peter Solomon
  • Leigh Teabing

Where is Robert Langdon at the start of "Inferno"?

  • his home
  • a museum
  • a hospital

What is the cylinder that Robert finds in his pocket in "Inferno"?

  • a projector
  • a cryptex
  • a small safe

What does Robert steal in "Inferno"?

  • "Mona Lisa"
  • Dante's death mask
  • a gold amulet

Where does Robert find a bag containing a deadly plague?

  • Westminster Abbey
  • Grand Central Terminal
  • Hagia Sofia

True or false: Dan Brown's books get praising reviews from almost all critics.

  • true
  • false

Who played Robert Langdon in the movie version of "The Da Vinci Code"?

  • John Ritter
  • Tom Hanks
  • Nicolas Cage

How many books has Dan Brown sold?

  • 80 million
  • 200 million
  • 420 million