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  There are 62 quizzes in this category.
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1
The Book of the Dun Cow

Have you read Walter Wangerin Jr's "The Book of the Dun Cow"? Then this quiz is for you. If you haven't, then this quiz will introduce you.
Tough (15 qns)
ertrum
Dec 09 07
216 plays
2
The Castle of Otranto

Believed to be the first Gothic novel ever produced, Horace Walpole's story about the supernatural, romantic love, and corrupt royalty is a stellar example of the genre. See if you remember the goings-on in "The Castle of Otranto". Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
kyleisalive
Mar 18 09
177 plays
3
The "Duchess of Malfi" Code

John Webster's "The Duchess of Malfi" is a wild bloodbath of a Jacobean tragedy. Enjoy these questions about the play and crack the code of these shifting motivations and vicious acts.
Tough (10 qns)
merylfederman
Aug 06 13
123 plays
4
Miss Silver (By Patricia Wentworth) - General

I discovered Miss Silver, created by Patricia Wentworth, in the US, where she seems to be more appreciated than in her home country! If this quiz is appreciated (remember to rank it!) I'll do some on specific books...enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
Quiz_Beagle
Jan 20 07
168 plays
5
"A Midnight Clear" by William Wharton

This is the story of one squad's unusual enemy encounter during wartime. If you've seen the movie but haven't read the book, you should still do well as the movie follows the story rather faithfully.
Average (10 qns)
Polaris101
Dec 01 04
135 plays
6
"The 10th Kingdom" by Kathryn Wesley

I purposefully did not make this quiz too difficult, so have fun!
Average (15 qns)
veelachanel
Apr 02 04
651 plays
7
"Bridges of Madison County"

This quiz is based upon the book and the movie "The Bridges of Madison County."
Average (15 qns)
JuniorTheJaws
May 22 01
600 plays
8
Lady Jady Grey "Innocent Traitor" ?

This is a quiz on the fictional book "Innocent Traitor" by Alison Weir. It's all about Lady Jane Grey-Dudley's life before, during and after her reign.
Average (20 qns)
valjoedg
Apr 25 08
318 plays
9
Sector General Species Classifications

Sector 12 General Hospital was created by James White. To help the medical staff treat the many and varied patients, a classification system describes a being's physiology in just four letters. How well would you know each species?
Tough (10 qns)
Rowena8482
Jan 04 08
162 plays
10
Evelyn Waugh

Try your hand at these ten questions about one of Britain's foremost satirists.
Tough (10 qns)
skylarb
Jul 30 03
321 plays
11
ABC's of Woolf's "To the Lighthouse"

This quiz asks ten basic questions about what happens in Virginia Woolf's much discussed novel "To the Lighthouse."
Average (10 qns)
Windswept
Jul 16 08
189 plays
12
"The Caine Mutiny" by Herman Wouk

This quiz is based on the excellent book by Herman Wouk, NOT on the good but abbreviated movie of the same title.
Difficult (10 qns)
wjames
Oct 28 12
186 plays
13
Works of Herman Wouk

"For reasons of the human spirit which could not be fathomed by ten empiric psychologists running a hundred rats through a thousand mazes for ten days, [I] felt that this [quiz] was [yours] for the taking." - Herman Wouk (slightly modified)
Average (10 qns)
skylarb
Feb 28 03
255 plays
14
The Bonfire Of The Vanities

Tom Wolfe's "The Bonfire Of The Vanities" was first published in 1987. The novel tells a tale of New York City and how one episode impacted the lives of several people. Please note: this quiz is based on the novel, not the subsequent film version.
Average (10 qns)
Lost_Player_47
Aug 02 07
207 plays
15
Color Purple Book

A collection of questions about 'The Color Purple' by Alice Walker.
Average (10 qns)
scsloth
Jun 11 01
1143 plays
16
Tom Wolfe's Nonfiction

Before Wolfe was a best-selling fiction writer, he was a journalist and author of some excellent articles and books on life in the United States.
Average (10 qns)
chikal98
Oct 30 08
174 plays
17
The Wooden Horse

This is a quiz based on the book by Eric Williams. Although he changed the names of the people involved, it is a true account of his escape from Stalag Luft III on October 29, 1943, 5 months before the "Great Escape" took place.
Average (25 qns)
kennell
Jul 25 03
219 plays
18
'Leaves Of Grass'

Contained in this quiz are ten questions about Walt Whitman's 'Leaves Of Grass'. The questions can either be from the first or last published edition.
Average (10 qns)
pennie1478
Aug 30 06
165 plays
19
Connie Willis - Short and Long Stories.

Connie Willis is one of the most awarded Science Fiction writers. Here is a taste of her fiction, both short stories and novels.
Difficult (10 qns)
westwingitis
Jul 14 07
144 plays
20
"The Devil Wears Prada" - the book

And you thought your job was bad! "The Devil Wears Prada" by Lauren Weisberger is a funny story about a young woman who goes to work for the worst boss in the world.
Tough (10 qns)
sarrie22
Aug 05 06
453 plays
21
Conversations With God: Books 1-3

I would probably categorize this more as "spirituality" than "religion", but this seemed like the most appropriate place to put it. The author is Neale Donald Walsh.
Average (10 qns)
superferd
Feb 14 03
186 plays
22
"A Certain Slant of Light" by Laura Whitcomb

This is a quiz about the wonderful book "A Certain Slant of Light". Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
zebra101
Sep 03 09
129 plays
23
Daddy-Long-Legs

"Daddy-Long-Legs" written by Jean Webster is a collection of unforgettable letters from a lively orphan named Judy to her anonymous benefactor.
Average (10 qns)
SpizGirl
Oct 30 08
174 plays
24
A Touch of Frost

So you watch the television series, but how much do you know about the books? This quiz is based entirely upon the novel 'A Touch of Frost' by R.D.Wingfield. I hope to follow this up with a more detailed quiz on the plot. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Musemaniac!
Oct 01 04
207 plays
25
Stone Barrington's World

For all you readers who read Stuart Woods' books, you are probably familiar with his character Stone Barrington. So, here are some questions on all nine of the books varying in difficulty. Warning: There are a few book spoilers in here.
Tough (20 qns)
tash815
Jul 02 03
267 plays
26
The Effects of Soy Sauce on American Males

David Wong's 2009 book "John Dies at the End" has become a cult classic thanks in part to the Internet. What do you know about this unique comedy-horror novel?
Tough (10 qns)
daBomb619
Nov 14 10
159 plays
27
Birdsong

It would really help if you have read this novel, otherwise it will be very difficult. The novel was written by Rachel Wagstaff and Sabastian Faulks.
Average (15 qns)
ladydoor
Oct 14 00
309 plays
28
The Weird and Wonderful Irvine Welsh

After exploding onto the contemporary literature scene in 1993, Scottish writer Irvine Welsh has released a series of dark, gritty works in his unique and mesmerising style. This quiz will test your knowledge of his works.
Average (10 qns)
Sleepy-Jack
Sep 14 12
99 plays
29
"The Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood"

This book, by Rebecca Wells, is one of the best books I've read in years. I don't think the quiz is going to be very hard, so enjoy it! It is basically about names of characters, with a couple different questions thrown in for good measure.
Average (10 qns)
megmuffin102
Aug 27 02
711 plays
30
The Glass Flame

This is a quiz on the mystery novel by Phyllis A. Whitney. It's for people who have read this book before and know what it's about.
Average (10 qns)
jewels16
Dec 10 11
93 plays
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