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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.
15 Q
Dec 09 07
186 plays
2 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.
10 Q
Aug 06 13
90 plays
3 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!
10 Q
Mar 18 09
144 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!
10 Q
Jan 20 07
150 plays
5 "The 10th Kingdom" by Kathryn Wesley
I purposefully did not make this quiz too difficult, so have fun!
15 Q
Apr 02 04
618 plays
6 "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.
10 Q
Dec 01 04
117 plays
7 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.
20 Q
Apr 25 08
282 plays
8 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?
10 Q
Jan 04 08
141 plays
9 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."
10 Q
Jul 16 08
156 plays
10 Evelyn Waugh
Try your hand at these ten questions about one of Britain's foremost satirists.
10 Q
Jul 30 03
297 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.
10 Q
Oct 30 08
153 plays
12 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.
10 Q
Aug 02 07
186 plays
13 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.
10 Q
Jul 14 07
129 plays
14 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)
10 Q
Feb 28 03
222 plays
15 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.
10 Q
Oct 30 08
150 plays
16 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.
20 Q
Jul 02 03
240 plays
17 "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.
10 Q
Oct 28 12
162 plays
18 Color Purple Book
A collection of questions about 'The Color Purple' by Alice Walker.
10 Q
Jun 11 01
1023 plays
19 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!
10 Q
Oct 01 04
186 plays
20 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.
25 Q
Jul 25 03
189 plays
21 Joseph Wambaugh's 'Hollywood Station'
This was a great book with spectacular characters.
10 Q
Jan 05 08
126 plays
22 "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.
10 Q
Aug 05 06
435 plays
23 "Bridges of Madison County"
This quiz is based upon the book and the movie "The Bridges of Madison County."
15 Q
May 22 01
558 plays
24 '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.
10 Q
Aug 30 06
147 plays
25 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.
10 Q
Sep 14 12
84 plays
26 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.
10 Q
Feb 14 03
174 plays
27 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.
10 Q
Jun 24 06
120 plays
28 Wars of Light and Shadow
This is a pretty easy quiz on Janny Wurts' series 'The Wars of Light and Shadow.' If you haven't read the series, of course, you might be confused :).
10 Q
Jan 13 02
138 plays
29 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.
15 Q
Oct 14 00
288 plays
30 The Night Angel Trilogy
I noticed there were no quizzes for Brent Weeks, so here it is!
10 Q
Nov 19 11
87 plays
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