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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.   

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Jane Austen's Introductions

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.
Difficult (10 qns)
May 09 17
84 plays
For Jane Austen Fans

A wide range of questions on all of Jane Austen's books and a few on her life.
Tough (20 qns)
3342 plays
Jane Austen's Men

Who doesn't love the dashing men from Jane Austen's novels? Take this quiz and see how well you know them!
Average (10 qns)
3252 plays
Jane Austen's Ladies

This quiz is about those ladies in Jane Austen's works who actually held the title of 'Lady'.
Tough (10 qns)
Feb 01 17
129 plays
Jane Austen's Military Men

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 (10 qns)
183 plays
Jane Austen's Characters

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?
Average (10 qns)
5439 plays
Twisted Sisters in Jane Austen novels

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.
Average (15 qns)
1956 plays
Jane Austen Major Works

A broad range of questions covering Jane Austen's six major novels. Some are easy, some more challenging.
Average (25 qns)
2829 plays
Suitors, Admirers, and Beaux in Jane Austen

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).
Average (25 qns)
3798 plays
Jane Austen Characters Whom We Love to Hate

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).
Average (10 qns)
3051 plays
Letters in Jane Austen's Major Works

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 (10 qns)
1317 plays
Weary Ankles, Dirty Stockings

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 (10 qns)
2100 plays
Polite Intercourse in Jane Austen Novels

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).
Average (15 qns)
3381 plays
Kissing Cousins and Family Trees

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.
Average (10 qns)
1767 plays
From the Darcys to the Wentworths

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).
Average (15 qns)
2424 plays
Jane Austen: Minor Works

If you don't know this stuff - CHEAT FIRST at places like You won't be sorry - it's a scream, quite unlike her mature works.
Very Difficult (25 qns)
483 plays
From Mr. Collins to Mr. Woodhouse

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 (20 qns)
2844 plays
From Netherfield to Uppercross

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 (10 qns)
1863 plays
Men in Jane Austen

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 (15 qns)
1821 plays
A Nice Basin of Gruel

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 (10 qns)
1866 plays
Lady Susan

"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 (10 qns)
348 plays
Cutting the Rug

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 (10 qns)
222 plays
Jane Austen Anagrams

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 (10 qns)
765 plays
Locations in the Novels of Jane Austen

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 (10 qns)
762 plays
Where Do I Reside?

Match each Jane Austen character to the place where he or she resides.
Average (10 qns)
May 22 16
174 plays
Jane Austen's Very Minor Characters

So you know "Pride and Prejudice" and "Sense and Sensibility". What about the other 4 finished works? In which books do the following very minor characters appear or get mentioned? (Based on texts, not films.)
Average (10 qns)
1140 plays
Regency Rogues

In most Jane Austen novels, there is a villain who has designs on the heroine. This quiz is about the 'baddies' in three of my favourite Austen novels. I hope you enjoy it.
Average (15 qns)
1368 plays
Entrances and Exits

We can often tell whether we will enjoy a novel by its first lines. Last lines should be in keeping with what we have read and leave us satisfied. Jane Austen chooses first and last words so well. What do you remember about them in her books?
Average (10 qns)
1338 plays
Austen Takes a Lit Class

So, think you know JA? Jane Austen both drew and made literary comparisons with the many works that she produced in her short lifetime. Only for the truly obsessed.
Average (10 qns)
1563 plays
Little Known Austen

Jane Austen wrote more than just "Pride and Prejudice", "Emma" and "Sense and Sensibility". Here are some questions for the true Austen Fan.
Average (10 qns)
1458 plays
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