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This category is for fiction published in the 20th and 21st centuries. Quizzes on the work of a single author are found under the names of the individual authors. Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Mystery, and Detective fiction have their own categories.   

There are 18 quizzes and 180 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Classic Contemporary Novels Editor choice cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, Akhnaten, Aug 20 00

This quiz tests your familiarity with some classic 20th century works of science fiction, fantasy and alternative reality fiction.
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Akhnaten
Aug 20 00
8697 plays
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trivia quiz  Best Selling Fiction 2000-2009 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Duchess716, Sep 03 09

Welcome to some of my favorite fiction. These are books worth reading and reading again.
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Duchess716
Sep 03 09
1593 plays
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match quiz  Match the 21st Century Book with its Setting 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, PootyPootwell, Feb 21 18

The first part of the 21st century has seen a mix of new literary classics as well as popular reads. See if you can match the title of the book with at least one of its major settings. Good luck!
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PootyPootwell gold member
Feb 21 18
207 plays
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trivia quiz  Twentieth Century Literature of the Americas 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lola0177, Apr 07 12

Visit or revisit some of the most important 20th century North and South American authors and works. Some of these you may have encountered in school; others are well worth an investigation all of your own.
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lola0177
Apr 07 12
930 plays
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trivia quiz  20th Century Fiction 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, tom888mot, Oct 19 13

If you've come to a quiz website, you've probably read more than just the TV Guide in your time! But how many of these novels can you identify from the descriptions given? Some of them may be tricky...!
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tom888mot
Oct 19 13
588 plays
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trivia quiz  Twentieth Century Books 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ijsbek, Sep 23 12

This quiz deals mostly with European literature in the twentieth century.
Tough
ijsbek
Sep 23 12
693 plays
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trivia quiz  New Classics in Literature 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, triviaking162, Nov 04 11

Great books don't have to be very old to be classics. Some are actually relatively new. Let us take a look at some modern classics.
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triviaking162
Nov 04 11
1482 plays
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trivia quiz  Olympia Press 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, echomikeromeo, Jan 16 07

Olympia Press was a 1950s-1960s publishing house that published various controversial American and European books. Although many of its publications are considered simply pornographic, others are renowned as modern classics.
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echomikeromeo
Jan 16 07
492 plays
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trivia quiz  Literature of the last 50 years 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, gnossos, Apr 26 01

This quiz exclusively contains questions on American literature of the last 50 years
Difficult
gnossos
Apr 26 01
2049 plays
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trivia quiz  Remo And Chiun 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, awkins, Jun 01 00

Some questions from the Destroyer series of books (by various authors).
Tough
awkins
Jun 01 00
303 plays
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trivia quiz  Books Through Teenagers 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, notheridesbus, Sep 17 11

I give you a description of a book from the point of view of a teenage boy or girl. You give me the book. Less information is supplied each time, so it gets harder.
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notheridesbus
Sep 17 11
606 plays
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trivia quiz  New-Age Writers are Great Fun 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, sweetwheat, May 16 01

Yes, indeed they are!
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sweetwheat
May 16 01
618 plays
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trivia quiz  Recent Authors 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, SarahJC, Jun 30 01

As someone who works in a bookstore, I thought I deserved to do a quiz about this. And to those of you who shop in bookstores, please remember that just because you think a book is well known does not mean it is.
Tough
SarahJC
Jun 30 01
1419 plays
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trivia quiz  Fiction from the last 20 years (roughly!) 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, vh219, Sep 15 02

These are some questions based on my favourite recent novels. Some of them might be a bit random!
Difficult
vh219
Sep 15 02
1017 plays
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trivia quiz  Contemporary Fiction 10 questions
Impossible, 10 Qns, curve66, Sep 24 00

Questions about several different novels, all written in the Mid Eighties through current. Enjoy, and if there's anything here you haven't read, CHECK IT OUT!
Impossible
curve66
Sep 24 00
1170 plays
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