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Art of War Quiz – Book Quizzes Online


1. Who was the translator of the modern edition of The Art of War?

 Lionel Ritchie

 Lionel Giles

 Lionel Jeffries


2. Which of these is NOT a chapter in The Art of War?

 Variation in Tactics

 Attack by Strategem

 The Eight Situations


3. Where did Sun Tzu live?





4. What was Sun Tzu’s occupation?





5. During which century is it believed Sun Tzu wrote The Art of War?

 6th century BC

 4th century BC

 8th century BC


6. Who starred in the 2000 film ‘The Art of War’?

 Wesley Snipes

 Denzel Washington

 Laurence Fishburne


7. In which Bond movie was part of The Art of War recited by one of the baddies?


 Die Another Day

 Tomorrow Never Dies


8. Which celluloid anti-hero said, “Every battle is won before it is ever fought”?

 Tony Montana

 Travis Bickle

 Gordon Gecko


9. Whose 2001 album ‘Know Your Enemy’ was a reference to The Art of War?

 Manic Street Preachers




10. Who was told by his therapist, “Wanna be a better gang leader? Read The Art of War by Sun Tzu”?

 Tony Soprano (The Sopranos)

 Tony Montana (Scarface)

 Michael Corleone (Godfather II)



Answers to the Art of War Quiz:

1.Lionel Giles 2. The Eight Situations 3. China 4. General 5. 6th century BC 6. Wesley Snipes 7. Die Another Day 8. Gordon Gecko 9. Manic Street Preachers 10. Tony Soprano



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