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Today's Quiz Selections
It's "Twilight" ( Twilight Series )

I absolutely love the "Twilight" series and decided that making a quiz about it would quench some of my thirst (my thirst for the series, no ... by theatre_geek
Clothing and Fashion in "A Song of Ice and Fire" ( Martin, George R.R. )

George R.R. Martin's fictional realm of Westeros is imagined in incredible detail: even the garments the characters wear are described minut ... by SBH
Authors of Evil ( Villains and Anti-Heroes )

Match the correct authors to their perfidious characters. by nyirene330
Dead Until Dark ( Harris, Charlaine )

This covers events in book one of the "Southern Vampire" series by Charlaine Harris. Sookie meets Bill and Bon Temps will never be the same! ... by gamemaster1967
Manners I Haz Them ( Self Help/Improvement )

This is a manners quiz and only a manners quiz. Manners everyone should have. These questions are taken from the book "How Rude!" by Alex J ... by frosty123
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May 21 - The Pilgrim's Progress ( B )

John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress from This World, to That Which Is to Come", generally shortened to "The Pilgrim's Progress" was immens ... by davejacobs
May 20 - Speaking of War ( Plays )

This match quiz should connect the playwright and a minimal description of the play to a play's title. All of the plays included deal with ... by mlcmlc
May 18 - Memorable Lines from Memorable Poems ( Poetic Quotes )

Just match the name of the poems from which these lines come. Have fun! by shvdotr
May 17 - Anthem ( Rand, Ayn )

This for the people who are interested in the book "Anthem" by Ayn Rand. by GabrielWidener

This is a Top Level Category. Listing some random selections!
1
Shakespeare Headlines!

Picture each Shakespeare play as a series of flash headlines on a newspaper or a news home page!
Average (10 qns)
coventry815
4188 plays
2
Four Words: The Title

Each of these great American novels has a pithy four-word title that makes an allusion to another work. I'll give a few details; you name the book!
Average (10 qns)
nannywoo
3489 plays
3
Who's That Other Poet?

Since my previous "Who's That Poet?" quiz only took us up to the letter "K", a sequel was surely inevitable. As before, the pictures are supported with clues about their life and works.
Easy (10 qns)
stedman
2622 plays
4
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland I

Whether one views this as madcap fantasy, surreal horror or clever satire, one cannot deny the literary power of Lewis Carroll's great classic 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'. This quiz deals with the first several chapters...good luck!
Average (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
3741 plays
5
Ultimate LOTR: Fellowship, Part 2

This is the second in a series of quizzes that cover the books of Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy. The quiz opens in the house of Tom Bombadil and ends with the Council of Elrond. Good luck and enjoy!
Average (15 qns)
thejazzkickazz
12369 plays
6
The "Hunger Games" Trilogy- Characters by Death

I'll give you a description of a character's death and you have to name the character. This quiz covers all three books in the series by Suzanne Collins and CONTAINS SPOILERS!
Average (15 qns)
Joepetz
2223 plays
7
Four Hobbits

Four hobbits set out on the Quest of the Ring, but which of them did what? Test your knowledge of the deeds of Frodo, Sam, Merry and Pippin. GOOD LUCK!
Average (20 qns)
LeoDaVinci
6918 plays
8
A Novel Approach To Novels

"Literick:" Use of a low-level literary form to describe a (theoretically) higher-level one. Can you guess the novels described by these litericks? Thanks to logcrawler for the Author Challenge!
Average (10 qns)
shorthumbz
2643 plays
9
9 for 10 - Romeo and Juliet

Most of the questions in this quiz are on well known quotations from "Romeo and Juliet". The first letters of the first nine answers spell the answer to the last question.
Average (10 qns)
minch
12804 plays
10
Which Play?

It struck me that if Shakespeare's plays had really happened, they'd be breaking news, so I've written some news stories about a few of his plays. Contains spoilers!
Average (10 qns)
VerticalDancer
3762 plays
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