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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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1
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)
Fifiona81
May 09 17
84 plays
2
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)
alirho17
3342 plays
3
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)
pagiedamon
3252 plays
4
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)
Fifiona81
Feb 01 17
129 plays
5
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)
Fifiona81
183 plays
6
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)
Elanor
5439 plays
7
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)
Janeite
1956 plays
8
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)
alirho17
2829 plays
9
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)
robynraymer
3798 plays
10
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)
robynraymer
3051 plays
11
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)
Janeite
1317 plays
12
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)
robynraymer
2100 plays
13
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)
robynraymer
3381 plays
14
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)
skylarb
1767 plays
15
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)
robynraymer
2424 plays
16
Jane Austen: Minor Works

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 (25 qns)
anselm
483 plays
17
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)
robynraymer
2844 plays
18
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)
robynraymer
1863 plays
19
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)
tayl0rina
1821 plays
20
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)
robynraymer
1866 plays
21
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)
alirho17
348 plays
22
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)
balaton
222 plays
23
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)
Knightengale
765 plays
24
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)
Janeite
762 plays
25
Where Do I Reside?

Match each Jane Austen character to the place where he or she resides.
Average (10 qns)
robynraymer
May 22 16
174 plays
26
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)
ShazParrett
1140 plays
27
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)
janeross
1368 plays
28
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)
jeremyB
1338 plays
29
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)
heralady
1563 plays
30
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)
triviachic23
1458 plays
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