Author Quizzes

Today's Featured Game

Play-ing Novelists
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Match the author to one of his/her novels AND plays.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
James Joyce Major Works

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Black Authors Literature Match
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Match these Black Authors with their Works of Literature.
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The Word Is Not Sporcle (Book Titles)
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Pick the the word in each title from the New York Times 100 greatest novels that has been replaced by the word 'Sporcle'.
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Missing Word: Books Beginning with 'I'
Name the missing words from the titles of these 'I' books.
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Well-Known Literature (A-Z)
These are the books that get to sit at the popular table.
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Poems by Opening Verse (Clickable)
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Pick the author and title of each poem from their opening verses.
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Literature Surnames A-Z
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Name these characters' surnames A-Z from these books.
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American Literature Shooting Gallery
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Pick the correct works for the authors listed in this shooting gallery.
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English Literature Shooting Gallery
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Match these English literary works to their authors.
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RIYECHI: Where Logic Meets Crosswords (3x3)
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Fill in the 3-letter words that fit crossword-style according to the rules below. Riyechi reprinted courtesy of the author. See comments for more Riyechi puzzles.
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Author-Character Mix
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Match the authors who have switched surnames with one of their characters.
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Fictional Characters by Description
Whole books have been written on these characters, but we've got them summed up in a few phrases.
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50 More Characters: 50 More Books
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Pick the books to match the characters.
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Sci-fi author matchup
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Match the Sci-fi authors to their titles.
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Literary Sixes
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Name the various sextets in the given literary categories? (SEE GAME NOTES).
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Books Around The World
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Name the places (large and small) associated with these book titles when given a geographic hint.
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100 Books, 100 Authors
If all these authors were to get in a royal rumble style fight, who would win?
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Lost in Translation: Book Titles
This is why you can never trust the Internet to give you a decent translation.
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'B' Literary Characters (Clickable)
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Pick the authors based on the 'b' characters.
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First Words of First Novels
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Pick the first word in the title of each of these authors' first novels.
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Author Word Match
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Match the author's surname to a word that appears in one of the author's book titles.
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Missing Word: Female Fiction A-Z
Name the missing A-Z words in these books by women.
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Children's Authors (A-Z)
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Name the children's authors for each letter of the alphabet except Q and X because of a lack of authors with last names beginning with Q or X.
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