Literature Quizzes

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Categorize This!: Literature
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Pick the author of each work.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
The Last Word: Book Titles V

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Pick the Dr. Seuss Characters
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Can you correctly identify these Dr. Seuss characters?
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Profile: Aragorn
'If by my life or death I can protect you, I will.'
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Our Revels Now Are Ended
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Fill in the words from Prospero's famous speech from Act IV, Scene I of 'The Tempest'
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Edgar Allan Poe or Agatha Christie?
Try not to get your mystery writers mixed up.
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Pick the Roald Dahl book by illustration
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Match the Roald Dahl book to the Quentin Blake illustration.
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Harry Potter Character by First Description
'Red hair and a hand-me-down robe? You must be a Weasley.'
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Final Line: Children's Literature
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Match the children's books to their final lines of text.
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5-Star Literary Characters
Oh, you read a lot of books? Why not show us how many characters you actually know?
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Quick Pick: Fix the 'L' Literature
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Pick the original name in these works of literature that start with 'L' whose names have been replaced by the author's name.
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30 in 60: Classic Novels II
Don't dilly dally with this, the time is sure to sneak up on you.
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Missing Word: European Plays
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Name the missing words in these plays of Continental Europe.
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The Struggle Is Real - Literary Characters
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Pick the literary work based on a first-person account of a struggle a major character experienced.
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Eight Letter Literature A-Z
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Name the eight-letter literature answers.
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Harry Potter Jokes
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Complete these Harry Potter jokes.
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Bible or Shakespeare Character?
Both gave us many phrases we still use today.
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3-D Literature
Dostoevsky has to be the Kyrgyzstan of literature.
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Picture Click Shel Silverstein: Where the Sidewalk Ends
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Match the poem title from Shel Silverstein's Where the Sidewalk Ends with its artwork.
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LOTR Chapters: Which Volume?
Don't worry, chapters from 'The Silmarillion' aren't included.
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Works of Literature: Odd One Out
Get the Faulkner out of my Hemingway!
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'R' Books by Cover
These books aren't rated 'R', but maybe a few of them should be based on these covers.
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Finish That Insult: Literature
Dang, literature characters can be so harsh.
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Playwright Shooting Gallery
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Match the authors to their plays.
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In Plain English: Much Ado About Nothing
You have stayed me in a quizzical hour.
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Dr. Seuss en EspaƱol
The words may not rhyme in Spanish, but we still think that 'El gato ensombrerado' has a nice ring to it.
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Types of Poems
If a poem could sneeze, we like to think it would make the sound 'Haiku!!!'
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America the Beautiful
You didn't know there were four verses to this song? Don't worry, neither did we.
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Quick Pick: Roald Dahl Books By First Chapter
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Pick the Roald Dahl books by their first chapter.
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Find Five: 19th Century Lit
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Pick the five book titles for each 19th century author.
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Famous Playwrights (Picture Click)
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Can you identify the following playwrights from their pictures?
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Sonnet Mash-Up
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This nonsense sonnet is composed of 14 lines from famous sonnets. Can you name their poets?
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Literature Editor: khands

Recent Popular Comments

  1. 30 in 60: Classic Novels II
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    Name the author? Yes. Find the author in time? No.
  2. 30 in 60: Classic Novels II
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    hate when these blitz quizzes are alphabetized by FIRST name, rather than LAST name.
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  5. 30 in 60: Classic Novels II
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    One more plea for names to be alphabetized by last name, not first name. Nobody thinks of these books as being by Ray, Leo, and J.K.
  6. 30 in 60: Classic Novels II
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    As soon as I see "60 seconds" on a quiz my brain freezes and I can't seem to find any of the answers, even though I know them. Darn panicky brain.
  7. 30 in 60: Classic Novels II
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    I always do miserably on these blitzes the first time, then get all of them the second time, and it's not due to my knowledge base or the content of the quizzes. It just takes me that long to figure out how the answers are arranged and actually locate and click on them. I agree with everyone else, this would be much better if the answers were arranged alphabetically by last name rather than first.
  8. 30 in 60: Classic Novels II
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    @mikedscott I totally agree. It should be alphabetized by last name instead.
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    I was so enchanted with the idea that "it's a wonder your bums don't fall off" was by Jane Austen, that I completely lost the thread.
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