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

'The Merchant of Venice' Characters (Clickable)
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Pick the named characters in Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
Profile: Hermione Granger

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Little Boy Blue and Shakespeare
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Name the words to Little Boy Blue and Shakespeare dialogue based on it? (Lyrics).
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Shakespeare Character by Tweet
We are starting to think that Will Shakespeare really would have taken to Twitter.
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25 Literary Mothers
To all of the real mothers out there - Happy Mother's Day!
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The Hobbit: Top 30 Characters
These characters probably know a thing or two about second breakfast.
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ASOIAF: Blood of the Dragon
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Name the 25 most mentioned ASOIAF's characters who have the blood of the dragon.
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ASOIAF tops 3 - animals edition
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Name the 3 most mentioned characters or animals of 'A Song of Ice and Fire' in each of these categories .
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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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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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ASOIAF: Most mentioned 'Under 18' characters
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Name the 'A song of Ice and Fire''s characters who are under 18 years old at the beginning of 'A Game of Thrones'.
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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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