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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 Q
ertrum
Dec 09 07
207 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 Q
kyleisalive
Mar 18 09
159 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 Q
merylfederman
Aug 06 13
108 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 Q
Quiz_Beagle
Jan 20 07
159 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 Q
Polaris101
Dec 01 04
126 plays
6
"The 10th Kingdom" by Kathryn Wesley

I purposefully did not make this quiz too difficult, so have fun!
Average
15 Q
veelachanel
Apr 02 04
639 plays
7
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 Q
Windswept
Jul 16 08
174 plays
8
Evelyn Waugh

Try your hand at these ten questions about one of Britain's foremost satirists.
Tough
10 Q
skylarb
Jul 30 03
315 plays
9
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 Q
valjoedg
Apr 25 08
309 plays
10
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 Q
skylarb
Feb 28 03
237 plays
11
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 Q
chikal98
Oct 30 08
168 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 Q
wjames
Oct 28 12
174 plays
13
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 Q
Rowena8482
Jan 04 08
153 plays
14
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 Q
westwingitis
Jul 14 07
138 plays
15
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 Q
Lost_Player_47
Aug 02 07
198 plays
16
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 Q
SpizGirl
Oct 30 08
165 plays
17
Color Purple Book

A collection of questions about 'The Color Purple' by Alice Walker.
Average
10 Q
scsloth
Jun 11 01
1119 plays
18
"Bridges of Madison County"

This quiz is based upon the book and the movie "The Bridges of Madison County."
Average
15 Q
JuniorTheJaws
May 22 01
591 plays
19
"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 Q
sarrie22
Aug 05 06
447 plays
20
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 Q
superferd
Feb 14 03
180 plays
21
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 Q
Sleepy-Jack
Sep 14 12
90 plays
22
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 Q
Musemaniac!
Oct 01 04
201 plays
23
'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 Q
pennie1478
Aug 30 06
153 plays
24
"A Certain Slant of Light" by Laura Whitcomb

This is a quiz about the wonderful book "A Certain Slant of Light". Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
zebra101
Sep 03 09
123 plays
25
Joseph Wambaugh's 'Hollywood Station'

This was a great book with spectacular characters.
Tough
10 Q
segletesw3
Jan 05 08
135 plays
26
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 Q
kennell
Jul 25 03
213 plays
27
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 Q
tash815
Jul 02 03
252 plays
28
The Night Angel Trilogy

I noticed there were no quizzes for Brent Weeks, so here it is!
Average
10 Q
Suriv
Nov 19 11
96 plays
29
Patricia Wentworth - "Latter End"

Patricia Wentworth (1878-1961) created the popular female detective Miss Maud Silver in 1928 "Grey Mask" which inspired Agatha Christie's creation of Miss Jane Marple. This is about "Latter End", 1947, and will contain spoilers.
Average
10 Q
mnbates
Jun 24 06
129 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 Q
jewels16
Dec 10 11
87 plays
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