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

Friends in books
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Match the two halves of the literary friendship with their author.
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Literal Literary Characters
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Can you provide the full name of these literary characters, given their initials and an image corresponding to their last name?
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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
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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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Hogwarts House Match
We'd love to know which house we'd be placed in by the Sorting Hat.
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Literal Literary Characters
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Pick the literary characters whose last names might be defined by each of the following entries, when given their first names and an initial.
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Macho Literature
Do these books even lift, bro?
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ASOIAF Characters A-Z
Being able to name all the Stark kids will get you far in this quiz.
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'The Three Brothers' Harry Potter (complete - map)
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Can you provide the words missing from the complete 'The Tale of The Three Brothers' from the book 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'?
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25 Literary Mothers
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Pick the literary mothers when given the names of their children.
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Who's Talking to Arya?
Remember: Direwolves can't talk, so they won't be in this quiz.
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