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"It is a truth universally acknowledged" that the works of Jane Austen explore the life of the British landed gentry near the end of the 18th century, often dealing with the dependence of women on achieving a suitable marriage to gain a stable position in society. They have been the basis of numerous adaptations for both the large and small screens, but these quizzes focus on the original books.   

There are 111 quizzes and 1,110 trivia questions in this category.
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match quiz  Jane Austen's Sibling Sets cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Mar 05 18

All of Jane Austen's heroes and heroines had at least one brother or sister. Can you match each set of siblings with the surname they shared (at least until some of the sisters got married)?
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Fifiona81 editor
Mar 05 18
153 plays
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trivia quiz  For Jane Austen Fans cool 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, alirho17, Mar 07 07

A wide range of questions on all of Jane Austen's books and a few on her life.
Tough
alirho17
Mar 07 07
3390 plays
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trivia quiz  Jane Austen's Men cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pagiedamon, May 12 08

Who doesn't love the dashing men from Jane Austen's novels? Take this quiz and see how well you know them!
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pagiedamon editor
May 12 08
3348 plays
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trivia quiz  Jane Austen's Rich Young Women cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Nov 19 17

"It is a truth universally acknowledged", that quite a few of Jane Austen's young female characters were "in possession of a good fortune" and therefore "in want of a" husband. Here's some questions about them.
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Nov 19 17
213 plays
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trivia quiz  Jane Austen's Ladies cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Feb 01 17

This quiz is about those ladies in Jane Austen's works who actually held the title of 'Lady'.
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Feb 01 17
252 plays
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trivia quiz  Jane Austen's Military Men cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Feb 22 16

In Jane Austen's England there was a limited list of respectable career options available to young men from the upper classes - one of which was the armed forces. How much do you know about the military men who appeared in her novels?
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Feb 22 16
270 plays
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trivia quiz  Jane Austen's Characters cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Elanor, Jun 04 02

Don't get me wrong, I love Jane Austen's novels. But there are certain types of character that appear in more that one of her works. How well do you know her characters?
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Elanor
Jun 04 02
5511 plays
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trivia quiz  Jane Austen's Great Estates cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Sep 21 17

The lines "Thou art not, Penshurst, built to envious show, / Of touch or marble; nor canst boast a row" open Ben Jonson's 'To Penshurst', an archetypal country house poem. This quiz is about country houses (not called Penshurst) in works by Austen.
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Sep 21 17
222 plays
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trivia quiz  Jane Austen Major Works cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, alirho17, Jan 19 07

A broad range of questions covering Jane Austen's six major novels. Some are easy, some more challenging.
Average
alirho17
Jan 19 07
2856 plays
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trivia quiz  Twisted Sisters in Jane Austen novels cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Janeite, Mar 26 07

Jane Austen enjoyed ridiculous characters and was adept at sketching them in her novels. She usually provides us with at least one very silly, arrogant or otherwise twisted sister in every novel. This quiz is about them.
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Janeite
Mar 26 07
2001 plays
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match quiz  Jane Austen's Real-Life Locations cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jul 14 18

Jane Austen's characters occasionally travelled to real-life locations in England. Can you match up the events that occurred in one of these places with the novel in which they appeared or were mentioned?
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Jul 14 18
96 plays
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trivia quiz  Suitors, Admirers, and Beaux in Jane Austen cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, robynraymer, Dec 29 02

Every Jane Austen plot hinges on one or more romances (real and imagined). How much do you know about romantic attachments among JA characters? PS--please join Friends Group #116, the Jane Austen Lovers group (see homepage).
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robynraymer
Dec 29 02
3870 plays
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trivia quiz  Jane Austen Characters Whom We Love to Hate cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robynraymer, May 20 04

Jane Austen had a genius for creating unsympathetic but funny characters. I hope you enjoy revisiting them. And please join Friends Group #116, the Jane Austen Lovers group (see homepage).
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robynraymer
May 20 04
3102 plays
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trivia quiz  Letters in Jane Austen's Major Works cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Janeite, Aug 10 08

In many of her novels, Jane Austen sometimes turned plot lines by using the device of letter writing. Following are questions about some letters found in her major works. You only need to know who wrote each letter, and to whom. Have fun!
Easy
Janeite
Aug 10 08
1326 plays
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trivia quiz  Weary Ankles, Dirty Stockings cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robynraymer, Oct 29 01

JA characters take numerous short walks, long journeys, and 'turns about the room.' This quiz asks why. PS--please join Friends Group #116, the Jane Austen Lovers group (see homepage).
Average
robynraymer
Oct 29 01
2112 plays
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trivia quiz  Jane Austen's Clergymen cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jan 13 18

In Jane Austen's England there was a limited list of respectable career options available to young men from the upper classes - one of which was the church. How much do you know about the clergymen who appeared in her novels?
Tough
Fifiona81 editor
Jan 13 18
138 plays
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trivia quiz  Polite Intercourse in Jane Austen Novels cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, robynraymer, Jun 18 02

I'll give you a line of dialogue from one of the six main JA novels. You find the character who said it or wrote it in a letter. Good luck! PS--please join Friends Group #116, the Jane Austen Lovers group (see homepage).
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robynraymer
Jun 18 02
3435 plays
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trivia quiz  Kissing Cousins and Family Trees 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Jan 14 03

The family relationships in Jane Austen's novels can be complex. Cousins, particularly, abound. How much do you know about the family trees of Jane Austen's characters? Answer these multiple choice questions.
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skylarb
Jan 14 03
1773 plays
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trivia quiz  From the Darcys to the Wentworths 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, robynraymer, Aug 11 01

I give you the name of a JA character. You identify the person this character ends up marrying or the character he or she married before the book action begins. PS--please join Friends Group #116, the Jane Austen Lovers group (see homepage).
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robynraymer
Aug 11 01
2430 plays
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trivia quiz  From Mr. Collins to Mr. Woodhouse 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, robynraymer, Jul 13 01

I'll mention 3 or more Austen characters (chosen from all 6 novels). You have to figure out what they have in common. PS--please join Friends Group #116, the Jane Austen Lovers group (see homepage).
Average
robynraymer
Jul 13 01
2853 plays
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trivia quiz  Jane Austen: Minor Works 25 questions
Very Difficult, 25 Qns, anselm, Oct 17 03

If you don't know this stuff - CHEAT FIRST at places like http://home.earthlink.net/~lfdean/austen/juvenilia. You won't be sorry - it's a scream, quite unlike her mature works.
Very Difficult
anselm
Oct 17 03
501 plays
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trivia quiz  From Netherfield to Uppercross 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robynraymer, Oct 08 01

I give you a character's name. You find his or her home. PS--please join Friends Group #116, the Jane Austen Lovers group (see homepage).
Average
robynraymer
Oct 08 01
1866 plays
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trivia quiz  Men in Jane Austen 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, tayl0rina, Aug 05 04

This quiz is on the men in my five favourite Jane Austen books - "Pride and Prejudice", "Sense and Sensibility", "Emma", "Mansfield Park" and "Persuasion."
Tough
tayl0rina
Aug 05 04
1836 plays
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trivia quiz  A Nice Basin of Gruel 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, robynraymer, Aug 02 01

This is a quick, short multiple-choice quiz on details pertaining to JA characters' quirks and personality traits. PS--please join Friends Group #116, the Jane Austen Lovers group (see homepage).
Easy
robynraymer
Aug 02 01
1881 plays
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trivia quiz  Jane Austen's Introductions 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, May 09 17

Jane Austen managed to match up and marry off quite a few couples during the course of her six completed novels. Take this quiz to find out how much you remember about the circumstances around how they first met.
Average
Fifiona81 editor
May 09 17
945 plays
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trivia quiz  Cutting the Rug 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, balaton, May 29 14

Many of Jane Austen's novels are constructed round a pivotal ball or sequence of balls, which provide a resolution of the plot or an epiphany for a major character or characters. Take your partners for the next quiz.
Average
balaton
May 29 14
231 plays
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trivia quiz  Jane Austen Anagrams 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Knightengale, Nov 15 03

All anagrams are characters from Jane Austen's published novels. Answers should be the character's first and last names, unless the clue instructs otherwise.
Tough
Knightengale
Nov 15 03
771 plays
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trivia quiz  Locations in the Novels of Jane Austen 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Janeite, Jan 23 06

Ask a real estate agent and he'll tell you it's all about location! Here is a mix of locations in Jane Austen's various novels and in the lives of her characters. I hope you enjoy this quiz, I tried to make it fun and informative.
Average
Janeite
Jan 23 06
771 plays
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trivia quiz  Lady Susan 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, alirho17, Feb 04 07

"Lady Susan" is one of Jane Austen's lesser known works. This should be an easy quiz for anyone who has read the book.
Average
alirho17
Feb 04 07
354 plays
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match quiz  Where Do I Reside? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robynraymer, May 22 16

Match each Jane Austen character to the place where he or she resides.
Average
robynraymer
May 22 16
180 plays
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