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Today's Quiz Selections
What X Did Next ( Fables and Fairy Tales )

Mysterious strangers feature in many a fairy tale or fable. Here are a few of them to identify. by dellastreet
Star Wars Rhymes - species ( Star Wars Species )

An easy quiz about "Star Wars" species. Most have been seen or heard about in the movies. by qrayx
"The Thief Lord" by Cornelia Funke ( Funke, Cornelia )

This is a quiz about the magical book "The Thief Lord", which takes place in Venice, Italy. It is written by Cornelia Funke, who also wrote ... by bookwormquiz
Books, Banned Books ( Banned Books )

Many books are banned. The reasons are usually moral, religious, or political. Often a local school or library will ban a book. The follo ... by SterlingT
Famous Last Words ( Famous Last Lines )

Can you guess the name of a literary work from just its last few lines? Don't wory if you don't have a photographic memory, most of the lin ... by Maiguy
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May 20 - Speaking of War ( Plays )

This match quiz should connect the playwright and a minimal description of the play to a play's title. All of the plays included deal with ... by mlcmlc
May 18 - Memorable Lines from Memorable Poems ( Poetic Quotes )

Just match the name of the poems from which these lines come. Have fun! by shvdotr
May 17 - Anthem ( Rand, Ayn )

This for the people who are interested in the book "Anthem" by Ayn Rand. by GabrielWidener
May 15 - There Was a Crooked Man . . . ( Poetic Genres )

This is a quiz about nursery rhymes. How many do you remember from your childhood? by daver852

This is a Top Level Category. Listing some random selections!
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Four Words: The Title

Each of these great American novels has a pithy four-word title that makes an allusion to another work. I'll give a few details; you name the book!
Average (10 qns)
nannywoo
3489 plays
2
Stephen King's Publishing Problem

Stephen King's publishers have recently released revised versions of the author's novels. Unfortunately, many of the titles have changed into other words. See if you can match the correct book to the new titles. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
kyleisalive
2253 plays
3
It's Full of Stars

"What is?" you may ask. Literature is, of course. And, I don't mean Hollywood stars, but massive bodies of burning hydrogen and so on. How many of these works of literature that mention stars do you recognize?
Average (10 qns)
alaspooryoric
2421 plays
4
Shakespeare Headlines!

Picture each Shakespeare play as a series of flash headlines on a newspaper or a news home page!
Average (10 qns)
coventry815
4185 plays
5
Four Hobbits

Four hobbits set out on the Quest of the Ring, but which of them did what? Test your knowledge of the deeds of Frodo, Sam, Merry and Pippin. GOOD LUCK!
Average (20 qns)
LeoDaVinci
6909 plays
6
Name That Poet In Three Clues!

How do you love poetry? Let's count the ways and see if you recognize some of the world's greatest poets from a line of their poetry and two other interesting tidbits.
Average (10 qns)
bottle_rocket
2346 plays
7
Shakespeare Play Summaries in Four Words

Just for fun. I have taken ten plays by the Bard and distilled them down to four words, which describe either the complete action of a play or a key scene/subplot. (Plot and ending spoilers follow.)
Average (10 qns)
Caseena
2622 plays
8
Lady Catherine's Visit

The stormy interview between Elizabeth Bennet and the formidable Lady Catherine de Bourgh is one of the most memorable chapters of Austen's "Pride and Prejudice". Enjoy the quiz!
Average (10 qns)
jouen58
2253 plays
9
Characters of "Twilight"

This is a quiz based on the characters from one of my favorite books, "Twilight", by Stephenie Meyer. Its sequel, "New Moon", is also a great book. Warning: Spoilers within!
Easy (10 qns)
munchkinwizard
26805 plays
10
Agatha Christie's Opening Lines 2

Can you select the correct title to go with each of the first lines? Each question gives the opening lines to a novel as well as other clues to help you.
Average (10 qns)
MotherGoose
2847 plays
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