The Quiz: What was the first popular novel to introduce the concept of Martians?
Journey to the Center of the Earth
The War of the Worlds
Brave New World
Explanation : “The War of the Worlds” was written in 1897 by H.G. Wells, the “father of science fiction.” The seminal work of science fiction tells of the apocalyptic invasion of Earth by Martians. A prolific author, Wells was responsible for a number of other enduring sci-fi thrillers, including “The Time Machine” (1895) and “The Invisible Man” (1897).
Correct Answer: The War of the Worlds