Literary Character Quizzes

Today's Featured Game

Literature by Title Characters
Wouldn't it be easier to just call these books by the character's actual names?
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More Recent Games

Brothers in Literature
Fictional brothers are soooo much nicer than real brothers.
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Book Title-Author Mix
Hey, there's an author in my book!
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Austen novel characters (clickable)
Editor Pick
Can you select the characters who appear in Austen novels (clickable)
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Quick Pick: Shakespeare Couples
Curator Pick
Can you reconstitute these couples from Shakespeare's works?
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'A' Literary Character Match
These characters get an A in our book.
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The Harry Potter 'Periodic Table'
If you make it through this entire quiz without breaking a sweat, you really must be an insufferable know-it-all.
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Clickable Canterbury Pilgrims
Editor Pick
Click on the Canterbury Tales pilgrims, and avoid the decoys.
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Book by Protagonist & Antagonist
There's probably something good about these antagonists, but we're too busy hating them to notice.
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'Z' Literary Characters (Clickable)
Curator Pick
These authors might give you the zzzs!
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Dickensian novel characters (clickable)
Curator Pick
Can you select the characters who appear in Dickens novels (clickable)
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(Un)happily Ever After
Fairy tales are all about happy endings...except for when they're totally disturbing.
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Clickable: Hero? Villain!
Curator Pick
Pick the antagonists by their enemies (i.e. the protagonists).
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Shakespeare Characters (picture click)
Editor Pick
Pick the Shakespeare characters* from this painting by Stothard.
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Lord of the Rings Size Comparisons
Editor Pick
Name the Middle Earth Species from LOTR by the pictured size comparisons? (Note: There can be more than one of same species).
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Young Adult Title Character Match
You should get bonus points for naming any young adult novel that doesn't take place in a dystopian future.
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'B' Literary Characters
These characters like to be seen AND be heard. On the pages, of course.
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Word Ladder: Classic 19th Century Novel
Name the 4-letter words in this word ladder that reveals the title character, and its antagonist, of a famous Herman Melville novel.
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Profile: Neville Longbottom
Who could imagine that the kid with the toad would grow up to become one of the coolest characters around?
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Literary Killer Click
Sometimes the antagonist needs to be clicked.
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'E' Literary Character Match
Editor Pick
Match the literary works with their 'E' Characters.
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ASOIAF: Baby Names
Editor Pick
Name the most given baby names in 2014 who are also names of characters from 'A Song of Ice and Fire'.
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Literary Character by Quote
Literary characters say the darndest things.
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