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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!   

There are 71 quizzes and 710 trivia questions in this category.
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Explore Literature Before 1900 Quiz Sub-Categories:
category Alcott, Louisa May category Austen, Jane
category Boccaccio, Giovanni category Bronte Sisters
category Carroll, Lewis category Chaucer, Geoffrey
category Collins, Wilkie category Conrad, Joseph
category Dante category Defoe, Daniel
category Dickens, Charles category Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
category Dumas, Alexandre category Eliot, George
category Gaskell, Elizabeth category Haggard, H. Rider
category Hardy, Thomas category Hawthorne, Nathaniel
category Homer category Hugo, Victor
category Irving, Washington category Keats, John
category Kipling, Rudyard category London, Jack
category Marlowe, Christopher category Melville, Herman
category Poe, Edgar Allan category Scott, Sir Walter
category Shelley, Mary category Stevenson, Robert Louis
category Swift, Jonathan folder The Classics (20 quizzes)
category Twain, Mark category Verne, Jules
category Virgil category Voltaire
category Wilde, Oscar
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Literary "LXG"

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 (10 qns)
reedy
408 plays
32
Who Didn't Write It?

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 (10 qns)
skylarb
2433 plays
33
Eminent Victorians

This quiz deals with British literature of the Victorian Period (1830-1901). I hope you'll enjoy it.
Tough (20 qns)
marienbart
819 plays
34
English Literature Made Simple - No. 4

While my first English Lit. quiz covered a thousand years, this one will focus on the 39 year period between 1798 and 1837 and the great works of the Age of Romanticism.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
1065 plays
35
Mostly European Literature

Thanks to my lit class in college, I've been inspired to produce this quiz concerning the writings of the western world. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
GypsyQueen
1122 plays
36
British Classical Women Writers

This quiz concerns the lives and works of women writers.
Average (15 qns)
nutter2002
1335 plays
37
The Victorian Age Quote Identification

Match the passage to the author. All of the quotes come from British works from the Victorian age. Most of the selections are from poems, but a few are from important essays from the period.
Tough (15 qns)
chicknator
612 plays
38
Homer's writings and Plato's philosophy

Homer and Plato are two of the most important people of all time. I hope that you like the quiz
Tough (10 qns)
patriots555
312 plays
39
Mixed Bag of Victorian Literature

Tired of quizzes about the Bronte sisters? Try this quiz, it will test a broader range of literature from some much-loved Victorian writers.
Tough (15 qns)
tkane82
1056 plays
40
British Literature of the Restoration

The Restoration was unique for many reasons. Test your knowledge of this time period from a literary and historical perspective.
Tough (10 qns)
jessepop
426 plays
41
Literature, generally

Did you pay attention in lit class? A simple literature quiz to check it out ! Good Luck!
Tough (10 qns)
Ruma
2787 plays
42
In Search of the White Rabbit

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 (10 qns)
eufosyne
435 plays
43
Who Wrote What?-Part 3

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 (10 qns)
avory
1836 plays
44
Early English Prose

A brief walk through English prose from the 12th to the 18th century.
Average (15 qns)
marienbart
771 plays
45
Romanticism

This quiz deals with the period of romanticism in Britain. The questions are mainly about the chief authors of this period, i.e. the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century.
Average (10 qns)
marienbart
777 plays
46
English Literature Made Simple - No. 1

A superhero, some talkative pilgrims and a legendary king. How about a thousand years of English Literature in ten questions? This quiz highlights three early Anglo-Saxon and Medieval English writings from 449 to 1485.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
831 plays
47
Great Romantic Books and Authors

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 (10 qns)
marioarcadia
624 plays
48
Mixed Literature

Here's a quiz on many different books mainly from before 1900...
Tough (10 qns)
emeraldstar
1020 plays
49
Mysterious Middle Age

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 (10 qns)
indranil49
312 plays
50
Mixed Literature Rather Tough But ?

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 (10 qns)
gearloose
723 plays
51
Lazarillo De Tormes

This is a quiz about the first picaresque novel 'Lazarillo de Tormes'. The author is anonymous.
Tough (10 qns)
mandapanda880
318 plays
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