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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.   

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1
Velocities of Swallows 10 questions

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
108 plays
2
A Quiz on "Swallowdale" 10 questions

"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.
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Ampelos
102 plays
3
"Swallows and Amazons" Part 1 15 questions

All these questions are on the first book "Swallows and Amazons" which started the wonderful series by Arthur Ransome.
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Philian
441 plays
4
Swallows and Amazons 10 questions

One of my favourite books as a child :) It deserves a quiz!
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LadyCaitriona
489 plays
5
"Swallows and Amazons" Part 2 15 questions

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
426 plays
6
Arthur Ransome's 'We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea' 15 questions

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.
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Quiz_Beagle
219 plays
7
Peter Duck 10 questions

"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.
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Ampelos
102 plays
8
A Quiz About "Coot Club", Part II 10 questions

"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.
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Ampelos
90 plays
9
The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship 10 questions

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
153 plays
10
"Pigeon Post" - a brilliant adventure 15 questions

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 ?
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Philian
279 plays
11
"Swallowdale" by Arthur Ransome 15 questions

"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.
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Philian
312 plays
12
"The Picts and the Martyrs" - Arthur Ransome 15 questions

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.
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Philian
240 plays
13
"Swallows and Amazons" Part 3 15 questions

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.
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Philian
360 plays
14
A Quiz About "Coot Club", Part I 10 questions

"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.
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Ampelos
102 plays
15
Arthur Ransome -- "Pigeon Post" 10 questions

"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).
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Ampelos
135 plays
16
"Great Northern?" - the last Ransome adventure 15 questions

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.
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Philian
255 plays
17
We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea 10 questions

A quiz on the most grown-up adventure for Arthur Ransome's Swallows.
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SBH
237 plays
18
"Winter Holiday" by Arthur Ransome 15 questions

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.
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Philian
258 plays
19
"Secret Water" 10 questions

"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!
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gabbatoir
192 plays
20
Amazons Forever! 10 questions

For everyone who likes the Amazons in Arthur Ransome's book "Swallows and Amazons"
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Beatme2002
327 plays
21
The Swallow and the Amazon - The boats 10 questions

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!
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qcobb
228 plays
22
Arthur Ransome Books 10 questions

This is about all of the "Swallows and Amazons" books. Enjoy!
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Beatme2002
288 plays
23
The Picts and the Martyrs 10 questions

How much do you know about this Arthur Ransome book? (Caution: Beware of Great Aunts!)
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SBH
123 plays
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