Literary Character Quizzes

Perhaps you have heard, literary quizzes on Sporcle build character....literary character that is. Try to name the top 200 Harry Potter Characters or guess the literary characters by their surname. If you want to test yourself on protagonists, antagonists, novels and authors, then Sporcle's literary quiz page is one to bookmark.

Today's Featured Game

Female Literary Characters Sorting Gallery
You're probably going to want to leave the ladies from Game of Thrones until the end. Just trust us on this one.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
Who Stole That Book Off the Shelf?

More Recent Games

Literary Best Friends
How do you and your BFF compare to these friends from books?
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James and the Giant Peach Companions
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Name the eight companions that traveled on the giant peach in 'James and the Giant Peach'.
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19th Century Literary Characters Match-up
Just because these characters are old doesn't mean they're old-fashioned.
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Multi-Category Literature Blitz
We're going to need a librarian for this quiz, and preferably a mean one.
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'Love's Labour's Lost' Characters (Clickable)
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Pick the named characters in Shakespeare's 'Love's Labour's Lost'.
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'D' Literary Characters (Clickable)
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Pick the authors based on the 'd' characters.
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Profile: Johanna Mason
Don't go underestimating Johanna.
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Literal Literary Characters
You could call this the Spark-Notes method of memorizing literary characters.
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Literary Murderer Match-up
This is George R.R. Martin's favorite quiz.
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'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Characters (Clickable)
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Pick the named characters in Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.
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ASOIAF: Maester or Septon
We get the feeling that being a powerful person in Game of Thrones might be a bad way to stay alive.
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Same Author, Different Characters
A quiz where authors and characters mingle.
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Story-Altering Events
Spoiler Alert: Anakin Skywalker wasn't the one who unintentionally killed the Wicked Witch of the East.
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'Twelfth Night' Characters (Clickable)
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Pick the named characters in Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night'.
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Book by Protagonist and Antagonist
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Pick the book / book series by their protagonist and antagonist.
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Killers in the Iliad
-Editor Pick-
Name the people who have been described to kill at least one other person during the part of the Trojan War that was described in the Iliad.
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Mythological Blindness
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Pick the Mythological Blindness from its description.
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Bears, Children. Bears.
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Can you name children's books* from which these bears hail?
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Marauder's Map Nicknames
We solemnly swear that we are up to no good.
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ALL Twilight Characters A-Z
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Name the characters from the Twilight Series for each letter of the alphabet.
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Phrase/Shakespeare Play/Character Match II
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Match the Phrase from a Shakespeare Play with the Play and Character? II.
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Characters in Literature II
We love a good literary character every once in a while.
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Literary Character Curator: chair