Author Quizzes

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Missing Word: Books Beginning with 'N'
Name the missing words from the titles of these 'N' books.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
Half n Half: Authors

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Three Images: Guess the Writer
Just imagine a few of these authors playing charades together and tell us you're not intrigued!
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Name the Author: Literature (1900-1919)
Check out this early-20th century literature. All the cool kids are doing it.
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Author-Character Mix
Some of these names have a nice ring to them.
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Missing Word: His Stories II
Name the missing words in these literary works featuring male names.
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Literary Tautonyms
Tautonym really sounds more like a race from Star Wars, but go with it.
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Christmas Authors
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Can you find the authors of these Christmas books?
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Missing Word: Books Beginning with 'P'
Name the missing words from the titles of these 'P' books.
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Female Author Match-Up
If these authors actually met their characters, we wonder if they'd even get along.
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Missing Word: Books Beginning with 'H'
Name the missing words from the titles of these 'H' books.
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Barnes & Noble Classics Covers
These covers aren't quite the ones we remembered, but they'll do.
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Who's Writing Green Eggs and Ham?
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Pick the author who is being imitated in each passage.
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20 Best Opening Lines From Novels
These novels got started on the right foot. Where they went after that, we can't say.
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She Wrote Him
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Match the female authors to their male characters.
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'C' Authors
These authors help give the letter C a good name in the literary world.
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Famous Historical 'E' First Names
Ever heard of these people? We're pretty sure you have.
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Don DeLillo Novels
Today is author Don DeLillo's 78th birthday. Can you name the 16 novels he's written?
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Famous Authors by Their Deaths
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Pick the famous authors by the way, location and year they died.
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Literature Surnames A-Z
Names like 'Chuzzlewit' and 'Scrooge' are the main reason Charles Dickens was so successful.
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Literature of the '60s
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Name the Literature of the '60s.
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Poetry Shooting Gallery
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Match the correct poems with their authors.
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'S' Authors
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Name the authors whose last names begin with S.
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Harold Bloom on Authors
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Pick the author about whom Harold Bloom* is writing.
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