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Literary classics from Ancient Greece until the end of the nineteenth century. Did you study them in school? Have you read them since? Find out what you remember!   

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Trivia Quizzes in category Literature Before 1900
1
A Gallery of Literature 10 questions

I'll give you the first line of a book written before 1900 and a picture to suggest a word or two from the book's title. You tell me the author's name.
Average
alaspooryoric
Sep 21 16
975 plays
2
Nineteenth Century Literary Characters 10 questions

These are some of the most famous characters in nineteenth-century American and British literature. Do you recognize them?
Average
dinkytown
8892 plays
3
Riddles (Anglo-Saxon Style) 10 questions

The Anglo-Saxons banished the doom and gloom of the Dark Ages with light-hearted riddles! See if you can solve these ancient brain teasers found in the "Exeter Book".
Average
pagiedamon
1122 plays
4
Match These Books and Their Authors 10 questions

A new-style "match" quiz. Nice and easy, to get you used to the format; all you have to do is match each classic novel with its writer. Have fun!
Easy
stedman
1461 plays
5
Great Literature Miscellany 15 questions

A series of questions on a smattering of great literature written before the 20th century.
Tough
skylarb
2289 plays
6
Classical Classics 10 questions

Kindly join Jakeroo and myself on a Sprint to find some of our favorite classical novels.
Average
BxBarracuda
1056 plays
7
Classic Novels of the 19th Century 10 questions

They are still required reading in most schools-the great Romantic novels of the 1800s. If you haven't read the book, you may have seen the film it inspired. How well do you know your classics?
Average
robbieh
1449 plays
8
Classic Literature 10 questions

Think you know the classics? Take this quiz and find out! I give the information on the book, you say which book it is. Got it? OK, onto the quiz.
Easy
authorspalace
2505 plays
9
Why Did They Do That? 10 questions

For this quiz, I will describe an action that a character or characters took in the story. You will identify the reason, that is, the "why." This quiz focuses on American and British literature of a variety of different genres.
Average
bernie73
468 plays
10
Classic Gothic Literature 10 questions

Gothic literature combines elements of the supernatural, horror, mystery and romance, and has been responsible some of the most enduring characters and stories in literature. Can you match the authors to some of the best known books of the genre?
Easy
CardoQ
Nov 12 16
606 plays
11
Bigger Than Ben-Hur 10 questions

This quiz deals with books that are lengthy and the key details about them.
Average
bernie73
Oct 08 16
273 plays
12
Authors of Literary Classics 10 questions

Match the classic literary work with the author to win big!
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highstrung
6783 plays
13
English Literature Before 1800 15 questions

Welcome. Below you'll find the first couple of lines from some famous major English literary works. Some of the texts are presented in a modern translation or in a modernized spelling. It's up to you to identify the work. Good luck.
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marienbart
1266 plays
14
Authors of the Classics 10 questions

I'm taking this class that's all about Gothic novels... so here's a test your 'Gothic' author skills...
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jaydeeTECH
6069 plays
15
Who Didn't Write It? 10 questions

Theme: 19th century authors and books. Instead of asking "Who wrote it?", I ask which of four books was NOT written by a given author.
Average
skylarb
2460 plays
16
Gothic Literature 10 questions

How well do you know your 18th Century gothic literature? This easy quiz features questions on the themes and the authors of seven gothic novels.
Tough
highland_jadey
666 plays
17
Literary "LXG" 10 questions

I found "LXG" to be a thoroughly entertaining movie. The question is, what do you remember about the original literature from which the characters were drawn? ***Spoiler Warning***
Tough
reedy
417 plays
18
Mostly European Literature 10 questions

Thanks to my lit class in college, I've been inspired to produce this quiz concerning the writings of the western world. Enjoy!
Average
GypsyQueen
1266 plays
19
Literature, generally 10 questions

Did you pay attention in lit class? A simple literature quiz to check it out ! Good Luck!
Tough
Ruma
2796 plays
20
In Search of the White Rabbit 10 questions

Alice has asked you to help her look for the white rabbit. To find out where he is you have to travel through the World of Books and answer the questions to get to his hiding place.
Average
eufosyne
456 plays
21
Early English Prose 15 questions

A brief walk through English prose from the 12th to the 18th century.
Average
marienbart
792 plays
22
Who Wrote What?-Part 3 10 questions

I think you all know the drill by now but for newcomers this is an easy match the author to the title quiz. I hope everyone hasn't got too bored of this!
Average
avory
1854 plays
23
Great Romantic Books and Authors 10 questions

How much do you know about Romanticism? Here are some questions to test your knowledge about some of the most known Romantic books, and some not so famous!
Average
marioarcadia
648 plays
24
Mysterious Middle Age 10 questions

Officially, 1066 to 1470 is called the Middle English period. The writers and philosophers were cultivating the English soil for a rich harvesting. This quiz deals with a few of such inspiring and enlightening activities.
Tough
indranil49
324 plays
25
Mixed Literature 10 questions

Here's a quiz on many different books mainly from before 1900...
Tough
emeraldstar
1035 plays
26
Mixed Literature Rather Tough But ? 10 questions

All Multiple choice. Quotes from the past, obscure but interesting. Not easy, BUT there is a clue with each, in the brackets; however, beware the red herring. Have fun and enjoy some wisdom from the past. Cheers.
Difficult
gearloose
744 plays
27
Lazarillo De Tormes 10 questions

This is a quiz about the first picaresque novel 'Lazarillo de Tormes'. The author is anonymous.
Tough
mandapanda880
324 plays
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