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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 17 quizzes and 170 trivia questions in this category.
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category Cussler, Clive category Dailey, Janet
category Dart, Iris Rainer category Davies, Robertson
category De Bernieres, Louis category DuMaurier, Daphne
category Eliot, T. S. category Ellis, Brett Easton
category Elton, Ben category Faulkner, William
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Trivia Quizzes in category Contemporary Literature and Fiction
1
Classic Contemporary Novels 25 questions

This quiz tests your familiarity with some classic 20th century works of science fiction, fantasy and alternative reality fiction.
Average
Akhnaten
8565 plays
2
Best Selling Fiction 2000-2009 10 questions

Welcome to some of my favorite fiction. These are books worth reading and reading again.
Average
Duchess716
1446 plays
3
Twentieth Century Literature of the Americas 10 questions

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.
Average
lola0177
903 plays
4
20th Century Fiction 10 questions

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...!
Average
tom888mot
564 plays
5
New Classics in Literature 10 questions

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.
Average
triviaking162
1359 plays
6
Twentieth Century Books 10 questions

This quiz deals mostly with European literature in the twentieth century.
Tough
ijsbek
684 plays
7
Olympia Press 10 questions

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.
Average
echomikeromeo
489 plays
8
Remo And Chiun 15 questions

Some questions from the Destroyer series of books (by various authors).
Tough
awkins
300 plays
9
Literature of the last 50 years 15 questions

This quiz exclusively contains questions on American literature of the last 50 years
Difficult
gnossos
2040 plays
10
Books Through Teenagers 15 questions

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.
Average
notheridesbus
594 plays
11
New-Age Writers are Great Fun 10 questions

Yes, indeed they are!
Average
sweetwheat
612 plays
12
Recent Authors 15 questions

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
1410 plays
13
Fiction from the last 20 years (roughly!) 10 questions

These are some questions based on my favourite recent novels. Some of them might be a bit random!
Difficult
vh219
1011 plays
14
Contemporary Fiction 10 questions

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
1152 plays
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