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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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Velocities of Swallows

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.
Average (10 qns)
105 plays
A Quiz on "Swallowdale"

"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 (10 qns)
99 plays
"Swallows and Amazons" Part 1

All these questions are on the first book "Swallows and Amazons" which started the wonderful series by Arthur Ransome.
Average (15 qns)
435 plays
Swallows and Amazons

One of my favourite books as a child :) It deserves a quiz!
Average (10 qns)
486 plays
Peter Duck

"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 (10 qns)
99 plays
"Swallows and Amazons" Part 2

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.
Average (15 qns)
423 plays
A Quiz About "Coot Club", Part II

"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 (10 qns)
87 plays
Arthur Ransome's 'We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea'

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 (15 qns)
219 plays
"Pigeon Post" - a brilliant adventure

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 (15 qns)
276 plays
The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship

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.
Average (10 qns)
150 plays
"The Picts and the Martyrs" - Arthur Ransome

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 (15 qns)
237 plays
"Swallows and Amazons" Part 3

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 (15 qns)
357 plays
"Swallowdale" by Arthur Ransome

"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 (15 qns)
309 plays
Arthur Ransome -- "Pigeon Post"

"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 (10 qns)
135 plays
A Quiz About "Coot Club", Part I

"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 (10 qns)
99 plays
"Great Northern?" - the last Ransome adventure

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 (15 qns)
252 plays
We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea

A quiz on the most grown-up adventure for Arthur Ransome's Swallows.
Average (10 qns)
237 plays
"Secret Water"

"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 (10 qns)
189 plays
"Winter Holiday" by Arthur Ransome

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 (15 qns)
255 plays
Amazons Forever!

For everyone who likes the Amazons in Arthur Ransome's book "Swallows and Amazons"
Average (10 qns)
324 plays
The Swallow and the Amazon - The boats

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 (10 qns)
225 plays
Arthur Ransome Books

This is about all of the "Swallows and Amazons" books. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
285 plays
The Picts and the Martyrs

How much do you know about this Arthur Ransome book? (Caution: Beware of Great Aunts!)
Average (10 qns)
117 plays
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