Author Quizzes

Today's Featured Game

20th Century Author Names Match-up
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Match the parts of these names of famous 20th century authors.
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Actress, Artist, Author: Name?
What's in a name, besides actresses, artists, and authors?
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Verbose Novel Titles
This is what book editors are for, right?
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Literary Movements by Authors
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Pick the literary movement, period, or genre that belongs to each set of authors.
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Alive for Five? (Literature Edition)
For some authors, it only took one great novel to put them, and keep them, on the map. Others were more prolific.
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Thomas Pynchon Novels
Whenever we're trying to sound smart we casually drop the phrase 'That's Pynchon-esque'. Works every time.
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Initial Authors
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Pick the Initials that match each surname in an author's common identity.
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Missing Word: Books Beginning with 'D'
Name the words that are missing from the titles of these books from the 'D' section of the library.
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'A' Literature Match
These books all got an 'A' for effort!
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Best-Selling Novels (1950-1999)
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Match a half century of best-selling books to their authors.
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Who Stole That Book Off the Shelf?
It's time to put your observational skills to the test.
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Mega Mixed Word Collection: Literature
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Can you name things from all realms of Literature when given these mixed words?
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Author or Fictional Person?
With names like these, we'd just have to assume they're all fictional.
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Upworthy Novel Titles
They told this guy that he couldn't simply walk into Mordor. What he did next will inspire you.
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Famous historical 'E' first names
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In other words, historical-E famous people
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Books: Missing Word Memory Game
If you have a tendency to forget what you read before turning the page, you'll be in for a rough go with this one.
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Missing Word: Buildings in Books
Name the missing word in these literary works that feature buildings/establishments.
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Missing Word: Short Stories
Name the missing words in these short story titles.
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Missing Word: Books Beginning with 'F'
Name the words (or numbers) that are missing from the titles of these books from the 'F' section of the library.
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29 Under 30 (Authors)
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Name the authors who wrote these literary classics while aged under 30.
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Banned Books by Author and Characters
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Pick the frequently restricted books, based on the author and main characters.
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Oddly Anagrammed Historical People
It's like our grandma used to say: Anagram like no one is watching.
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20th Century Literature Match
If you didn't read at least a handful of these in high school, you must have gotten off easy.
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