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There are 104 quizzes and 1,155 trivia questions in this category.
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Trivia Quizzes in category B
1
The Pilgrim's Progress 10 questions

John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress from This World, to That Which Is to Come", generally shortened to "The Pilgrim's Progress" was immensely influential in 17th century England, and has been translated into over 200 languages.
Tough
davejacobs
May 21 17
81 plays
2
Jorge Luis Borges and his prose 20 questions

Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) was one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. Test your knowledge of his biography and prosaic oeuvre.
Tough
ogonczyk
186 plays
3
"Jaws": the Movie vs the Book 10 questions

This quiz will compare the story of "Jaws", the book by Peter Benchley, and the movie. Big spoilers ahead if you haven't read the book!
Difficult
Skyflyerjen
162 plays
4
"Scouting For Boys" Robert Baden-Powell 1908 20 questions

The 1908 tome from the founding father of Scouting, Robert Baden-Powell, is couched in remarkable phraseology and frequently breaches what we would perceive to be the rules of "political correctness". Enjoy my very light-hearted examination of his work.
Difficult
Simon_Templar
432 plays
5
Buck's "The Good Earth" 10 questions

For the 2006-2007 Academic Decathlon year, we students had to read this stunning novel. Let's see how much you know it!
Average
specialkarah
273 plays
6
Jonathan Livingston Seagull 15 questions

A quiz on Richard Bach's allegory of life, love and flight through the eyes of a seabird.
Tough
Oddball
288 plays
7
Six Decrees of Francis Bacon 10 questions

Francis Bacon's work 'Instauratio Magna' described his plan to develop a new approach to the systematic development of learning, set out in six stages. It is considered the first statement of what is now known as the Scientific Method.
Tough
looney_tunes
132 plays
8
Best Kept Secrets 10 questions

Desmond Bagley's novels are filled with characters with hidden agendas and usually contain a secret little twist at the end. I'll provide you with a brief description of the plot and a subtle hint, see if you can identify the title.
Average
pollucci19
150 plays
9
The Thirty-Nine Steps 10 questions

"The Thirty-Nine Steps", published in 1915, was the first of John Buchan's adventure novels to feature the character Richard Hannay. This quiz covers the book, which differs greatly from Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 film of the same name.
Tough
PDAZ
114 plays
10
The Salt Eaters 10 questions

The community of Claybourne prepares for a festival while Velma Henry undergoes a healing ritual at the Southwest Community Infirmary in Toni Cade Bambara's 1980 debut novel. Good luck!
Tough
kyleisalive
105 plays
11
The Romantic Lord Byron 15 questions

This quiz covers the writings of the great Romantic poet Lord Byron, George Gordon.
Difficult
skylarb
363 plays
12
Poet: Ethel Lynn Beers 10 questions

Ethel Lynn Beers was a well known poet during the American Civil War. Today she is relatively unknown. This quiz will be questions geared toward learning more about her.
Tough
nammage
120 plays
13
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie 10 questions

Alan Bradley's delightful novel, the first in his Flavia de Luce series, features one of the most unique heroines in the mystery genre. Flavia is a combination of Sherlock Holmes, Madame Curie, and Scout Finch.
Average
Onionsauce
108 plays
14
Melanie Travis Mysteries, Part 1-The Basics 10 questions

If you've read the Melanie Travis mysteries by Laurien Berenson, you'll ace this quiz! If not, then hopefully it'll make you want to read the series!
Tough
Morrigan
117 plays
15
Running with Scissors 15 questions

This quiz is based on the 2002 best-selling memoir by Augusten Burroughs. It does not rely on knowledge of the 2006 film.
Average
filmmaker03
360 plays
16
The Heroine 10 questions

Cherry Wilkinson sets out to become a full-fledged heroine but finds herself getting into a great deal of mischief in Eaton Stannard Barrett's 1813 Gothic parody. Will she become the persecuted heroine she so desires? Good luck!
Tough
kyleisalive
105 plays
17
The Sweet Hereafter 10 questions

A horrible accident in the town of Sam Dent ends with the deaths of fourteen young children; this story by Russell Banks follows four people dealing with the tragic aftermath. Good luck!
Tough
kyleisalive
99 plays
18
M.C.Beaton ~ The Agatha Raisin Mysteries 10 questions

Agatha Raisin is the creation of M.C. Beaton. Agatha is a cranky but lovable character who loves trying her hand at sleuthing in the Cotswold village of Carsley. Murder and mayhem is always just around the corner.
Average
lorstrivia
147 plays
19
Poppy Z. Brite 10 questions

Here is a quiz about the greatest horror author of all time.
Average
Morrigan716
423 plays
20
"The Templar Legacy" 10 questions

This quiz is about one of my favorite books, "The Templar Legacy" by Steve Berry. I recommend reading the book before taking the quiz. Enjoy!
Tough
frowny333
258 plays
21
"Jaws": The Novel 10 questions

Have you read the novel that inspired the 1975 Blockbuster film "Jaws"? Do you remember much about it? Take this quiz and find out. The novel was written by Peter Benchley.
Difficult
garfield2710
528 plays
22
Rest in Pieces 10 questions

"Rest In Pieces" is the second Mrs. Murphy Mystery written by Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown. Good luck!
Difficult
kyleisalive
135 plays
23
Pontypool Changes Everything 10 questions

Tony Burgess' "Pontypool Changes Everything" follows the progression of an odd occurrence in which humankind is destroying itself with a disease passed through the English language. Good luck!
Tough
kyleisalive
126 plays
24
William S. Burroughs, beat author. 10 questions

William S. Burroughs' novels are bizarre, absurdly creative, and controversial creations. His life was the stuff of legend. Take this quiz and show what you know about this novelist, sometimes called Godfather of the Beats.
Average
paleape
264 plays
25
Kage Baker's "Life of the World to Come" 10 questions

"The Life of the World to Come" is a Company novel by Kage Baker.
Average
RufusDufus
87 plays
26
Wish You Were Here 10 questions

This is the first book in the "Mrs. Murphy Mystery" series by Rita Mae and Sneaky Pie Brown. I hope you enjoyed the book, and good luck on the quiz. :)
Difficult
kyleisalive
132 plays
27
The Sweet Potato Queen's Book of Love 10 questions

Jill Conner Brown, a fallen Southern Belle, looks at love, life, men, marriage, and being prepared.
Tough
pigwaller
174 plays
28
Le Colonel Chabert 10 questions

One of Honore de Balzac's most enduring works, 'Le Colonel Chabert' is a tale of identity and disenfranchisement. Although this quiz contains spoilers, the book is worth reading even if you already know the plot.
Tough
CellarDoor
210 plays
29
A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil 10 questions

Nothing like a little murder to reunite schoolmates. What happens when someone you grew up with is murdered? In Christopher Brookmyre's novel, a man returns to his hometown to have his ex-classmates fill in the blanks. Good luck!
Difficult
kyleisalive
138 plays
30
Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil 10 questions

One of the best non-fiction Books I've ever read. I knew the people in this book and still can't believe it's true. 'Midnight In The Garden of Good And Evil'!
Average
crackednut
555 plays
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