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

Characters in Literature
You can't keep a good literary character down, unless you don't read, of course.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
'A' Literary Characters

More Recent Games

Harold Bloom on Authors
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Pick the author about whom Harold Bloom* is writing.
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Which Pooh character?
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Name the character from the Pooh books who...
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Missing Word: His Stories
Name the missing words in these literary works featuring male names.
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Literary Sixes
If good things come in threes, we can only imagine what must come in sixes.
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Young Adult Title Character Match
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Complete the YA book titles for each Title Character.
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Penguin Classics Book Covers
These are both great books as well as great covers, we're sure this is somehow creating a paradox.
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Canstruction: Kiddie Lit
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Name the characters from children's literature, folk lore or nursery rhymes from images made of cans.
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Romeo and Juliet: Plot
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Can you answer the questions about the plot of Romeo and Juliet?
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Watership or Duncton?
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Can you choose whether each character appeared in Watership Down or Duncton Wood?
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Shakespeare Character Occupations
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Name the Shakespeare characters' occupations.
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Literary Animals Shooting Gallery
We're talking about a metaphorical shooting gallery here, don't worry!
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Top 100 ASoIaF Characters (A-Z)
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Out of the 100 most mentioned throughout 'A Song of Ice and Fire', can you name one character's first name per letter?
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Who Narrated What? Mortal Instruments Lost Souls
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Can you choose who narrated which Mortal Instruments City of Lost Souls scene, by the first lines of the scenes?
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Literature by Female Character
Behind every good book cover, there is an amazing literary lady.
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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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How to Recognise a Witch
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It's not by seeing if she weighs the same as a duck, apparently.
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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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YA Book Character Illustrations (Slideshow)
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Name the characters depicted in these Young Adult book illustrations.
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Missing Word: Literary Characters A-Z
Name the missing parts of these names of famous literary characters.
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Murderers in Literature Match-up
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Match the murderer characters that correspond to each work of literature.
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Missing Word: V Literature
Name the literary works (books, plays, etc.) that having a missing 'V' word.
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First Impressions: Harry Potter
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Pick the Characters from the Harry Potter series from their first descriptions.
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