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Arthur Ransome's "Swallows and Amazons" series about the school-holiday adventures of several groups of children is set mostly in England's Lake District and the Norfolk Broads. Written in 1929, these stories of adventures encountered while the children are involved in such outdoor activities as sailing and camping remain engaging in the 21st century.   

There are 23 quizzes and 275 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Velocities of Swallows cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Ampelos, Apr 05 15

A basic quiz on the Swallows, one of the families in Arthur Ransome's series "Swallows and Amazons". Of the twelve volumes in the series, the Swallows appear in nine. There will be one question from each of these stories, plus one general query.
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Ampelos gold member
Apr 05 15
120 plays
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trivia quiz  A Quiz on "Swallowdale" cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Ampelos, Jun 22 13

"Swallowdale" is the second in the series, "Swallows and Amazons". The Walker children ("Swallows") are eagerly looking forward to returning to their adventures with the Blacketts ("Amazons"). But things do not go as they expect.
Tough
Ampelos gold member
Jun 22 13
111 plays
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trivia quiz  "Swallows and Amazons" Part 1 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Philian, Apr 29 03

All these questions are on the first book "Swallows and Amazons" which started the wonderful series by Arthur Ransome.
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Philian
Apr 29 03
456 plays
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trivia quiz  Swallows and Amazons 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LadyCaitriona, Jan 30 01

One of my favourite books as a child :) It deserves a quiz!
Average
LadyCaitriona gold member
Jan 30 01
498 plays
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trivia quiz  "Swallows and Amazons" Part 2 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Philian, May 01 03

Here's a quiz with a simple question on each one of the twelve "Swallows and Amazons" books by Arthur Ransome. "Barbecued Billygoats, it's too easy !" says Captain Nancy.
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Philian
May 01 03
438 plays
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trivia quiz  Peter Duck 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Ampelos, May 15 15

"Peter Duck" is the third book in the Arthur Ransome series "Swallows and Amazons" and features the Walkers (Swallows) and the Amazons (the Blackett sisters) along with Uncle Jim ("Captain Flint") on a treasure hunt to an island in the Caribbean.
Average
Ampelos gold member
May 15 15
105 plays
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trivia quiz  Arthur Ransome's 'We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea' 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, Quiz_Beagle, May 29 07

This is one of my favourite books from the series - four children adrift in a boat in the North Sea and a thick fog. I hope you enjoy the quiz.
Tough
Quiz_Beagle gold member
May 29 07
222 plays
8.
trivia quiz  "Swallowdale" by Arthur Ransome 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Philian, May 23 03

"Swallowdale" is Arthur Ransome's second children's book and it continues the adventures of the "Swallows and Amazons" back at the lake once more and plunged literally into disaster.
Average
Philian
May 23 03
324 plays
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trivia quiz  "Pigeon Post" - a brilliant adventure 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Philian, May 09 03

All of Arthur Ransome's "Swallows and Amazons" stories are good but "Pigeon Post" is the one that won the big Carnegie Medal. Can you sail away with a prize as well ?
Average
Philian
May 09 03
285 plays
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trivia quiz  "The Picts and the Martyrs" - Arthur Ransome 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Philian, Jun 23 03

This is the last complete northern lakes story of the "Swallows and Amazons" series. See how the Amazons and the D's deal with the dreaded Great Aunt.
Average
Philian
Jun 23 03
246 plays
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trivia quiz  A Quiz About "Coot Club", Part I 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Ampelos, Jul 07 13

"Coot Club" is the fifth novel in Arthur Ransome's series "Swallows and Amazons". The setting on the Norfolk Broads in East Anglia means a different sort of boat and a different type of sailing. This is a quiz on the first half of the story.
Average
Ampelos gold member
Jul 07 13
105 plays
12.
trivia quiz  A Quiz About "Coot Club", Part II 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Ampelos, Jul 10 13

"Coot Club" is the fifth of the series "Swallows and Amazons", and is set on the Norfolk Broads. The first half concerns the adventures of the Coot Club and the Callums on the Northern Rivers. In this quiz they journey down to the Southern Rivers.
Tough
Ampelos gold member
Jul 10 13
93 plays
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trivia quiz  The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, TuTu10, May 26 09

This is a quiz based on a Russian folktale "The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship" retold by Arthur Ransome along with illustrations by Uri Shulevitz. This book was published in 1969 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
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TuTu10
May 26 09
153 plays
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trivia quiz  "Swallows and Amazons" Part 3 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Philian, Jun 04 03

Arthur Ransome's "Swallows and Amazons" is the most famous book in the series of 12. Here are some multi-choice questions to get you thinking on what happens in Book 1.
Average
Philian
Jun 04 03
366 plays
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trivia quiz  Arthur Ransome -- "Pigeon Post" 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Ampelos, Oct 03 10

"Pigeon Post" is the sixth of the "Swallows and Amazons" books by Arthur Ransome, and features all three groups of children: the Swallows (the four Walker children), the Amazons (Nancy and Peggy), the D's (Dick and Dorothea).
Average
Ampelos gold member
Oct 03 10
141 plays
16.
trivia quiz  "Great Northern?" - the last Ransome adventure 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Philian, May 26 03

Arthur Ransome's "Swallows and Amazons" series comes to an end with this last story set in Scotland. Sail off into the sunset with these questions on the adventure.
Average
Philian
May 26 03
258 plays
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trivia quiz  We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, SBH, Dec 11 03

A quiz on the most grown-up adventure for Arthur Ransome's Swallows.
Average
SBH
Dec 11 03
240 plays
18.
trivia quiz  "Winter Holiday" by Arthur Ransome 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Philian, May 15 03

What could be better than curling up by a fire and reading Arthur Ransome's "Winter Holiday"? I hope you have the same pleasure answering questions about it.
Average
Philian
May 15 03
270 plays
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trivia quiz  "Secret Water" 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gabbatoir, Oct 04 05

"Secret Water" is my favourite Swallows and Amazons book - just behind "We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea". I think maybe I just like mud!
Average
gabbatoir
Oct 04 05
195 plays
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trivia quiz  The Swallow and the Amazon - The boats 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, qcobb, Sep 19 03

The boats in the Swallows and Amazons books are as much stars as the children. These questions are all about the boats and sailing. It's not easy, unless you're as passionate about boats and sailing as the children were!
Tough
qcobb
Sep 19 03
234 plays
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trivia quiz  Amazons Forever! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Beatme2002, Aug 17 02

For everyone who likes the Amazons in Arthur Ransome's book "Swallows and Amazons"
Average
Beatme2002
Aug 17 02
336 plays
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trivia quiz  Arthur Ransome Books 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Beatme2002, Aug 17 02

This is about all of the "Swallows and Amazons" books. Enjoy!
Average
Beatme2002
Aug 17 02
291 plays
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trivia quiz  The Picts and the Martyrs 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, SBH, Jul 03 13

How much do you know about this Arthur Ransome book? (Caution: Beware of Great Aunts!)
Average
SBH
Jul 03 13
129 plays
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